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) Outer Side…

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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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Front Crossbeam and Rocker Panel Connection

Adjust the Welder In the previous post i explained that welding on 3 B do not penetrate well and i switches to 4 C and the plug weldings are now OK. Re-weld Failed Weldings As i mentioned before, some of the weldings had no penetration. This is how i checked…

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Front Crossbeam - Missing Part Inside

I shaped the missing (cut by me) part of the front crossbeam. Next i will paint the cavities inside and i am ready to finish the welding on the bottom. God have Mercy.

Reinforcement Rocker Panels

Punch the new Parts I ordered a sheet metal puncher from AliExpress.COM. I like it, despite one little thing: a lot of force is needed to punch the rocker panels from TrabantWelt.DE. I hope that they are very strong and i am not too old and weak 🙂 The top…

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Spare rocker panels

Left Rocker Panel Today i did few more cuts on the side of the left rocker panel. New Parts My first order from TrabantWelt.DE arrived partially. It has 67 lines and 6 lines are already here. I also bought 4 ft x 4 ft sheet steel, 18 gauge. The next…

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Left side front

The rocker panels are cut. The final cut will remove all the point weldings and the rest of the rocker panels. Left Rocker Panel Right Rocker Panel Master Brake Cylinder In the meantime i disassembled the master brake cylinder (will replace all the sealings) and the starter (will paint the…

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The Right Rocker Panel Is cut. I will keep the cross beam on this side, so i cut only the rocker panel. The Face Is waiting for the replacement parts. Thank God for everything.