Left Above the Windshield

I finished the welding. The last area was the roof, i.e. under the roof. As it was originally lap welded, i decided that this is a nest of rust and i cut it all. This is what i did instead: The right side above the windshield was good and i…

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Face

I welded the front grill. I spent more time on adjusting than welding. The result is good. My procedure: Join the grill to the 3 pieces (left, under, right bared metal on the image) and weld them Join all this to the front of the car Use the front quarter…

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Preparation for Welding the Face

Almost there, almost there 🙂 Today i started the preparation of welding the face of the car. I bought a lot of lock pliers just for this operation. I used few of them before, but now i use them all. Here it is: There are a lot of locking pliers,…

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Front Grill

I reached a “midpoint” when i cleaned the garage and turned the car on it’s side. I will finish all the weldings that point to the floor and then i will flip the cat on 180 degrees and will finish all the other weldings that point to the floor. i…

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Plug Weld Start the Roration

When we weld 2 pieces of sheet metal, one of them is perforated and we weld through the holes, we speak about plug welding. Here i will explain my logic about “how to do this properly”. Because one of my sheet metals (the body of the car) is not flat,…

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MIG Gas Bottle Full

I filled up the gas bottle. It is 80 cu ft, 75 % argon, 25 % CO2. I paid ~ 90 CAD + tax. How much and what i welded with 1 bottle can be seen on the previous posts. Of course this info is not reliable for any forecast…

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Right Rocker Panel - Front

The right rocker panel goes much better because: It was not so rusty and i didn’t cut a piece of the front crossbeam I am getting better and better every next day I used another type of wire (SuperArc L-56). Before i used Lincoln Electric S-6 MIG. (maybe) The future…

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Right Rocker Panel - Back

The back of the rocker panel. I’ll drill a hole Ø22 mm, clean the welding with the grinder, prime and isolate with polyurethane. I still don’t know if i will leave these holes for drainage. This welding tells me that my hands shake (open another beer to fix this) or…

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Front Crossmember Arch

Rocker panel inside I welded the inner side of the rocker panel. It doesn’t look good, but i hope it is strong. The trick is: Before welding, expand the wire from the handle ~ 15 mm. Put the long wire in the hole and start from the center. This way…

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