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Old 05-15-2019, 05:03 PM
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This looks in sorry state. Anything contemporary recommended to replace these heat shields?



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This eveningís festivities included yanking out the under-car heat shielding... and some expanding foam that was edging it.

I measured the remains out and will replace it with some modern heat shielding.





Yes, Iím wine over beer.

Fortunately all the sharp shielding retaining thingies are intact.

I think WHILE IíM AT IT Iíll replace the starter cable with a new and beefier one.

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Something a little more dramatic was Bondo to happen at one point with this car: rust !

I am not a fan of under-car paint. Itís, of course, used on occasion to mask rust. In this case, a white chip in black paint caught my eye. As I suspected: Bondo !



Of course I went ape and started poking around the entire car with a pick-hammer and screwdriver. I found nothing more.

The area doesnít seem in awful shape. Once I dug out the rust, I quickly fell on solid metal.

Ill weld this up in a couple of weeks or so, once I am finished with the interior.




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This eveningís festivities included yanking out the under-car heat shielding... and some expanding foam that was edging it.

I measured the remains out and will replace it with some modern heat shielding.





Yes, Iím wine over beer.

Fortunately all the sharp shielding retaining thingies are intact.

I think WHILE IíM AT IT Iíll replace the starter cable with a new and beefier one.
Just so you know, it's not that hard to pull the body off if needed to do structural work on your frame. Sorry you have the frame issue but glad you found it. Good luck with the repair.
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Looks like my reply failed to post. Here's the drain hole in the channel.

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Looks like my reply failed to post. Here's the drain hole in the channel.

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Thank you ! This helps bigly.
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Made just a little more progress.

Dyed a few more panels but ram out of dye when I got to the seats. It looks great tho !!! And I learned the meaning of ďlight coatsĒ with HVLP. Looks sharp









Push button start hole plugged.




And welded up radiator support.



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