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PostSubject: front quarter panel repair??   front quarter panel repair?? EmptyMon Dec 18, 2006 3:59 pm

Does anyone know or have any photo's of repacing the whole quarter panel.....the bit I am trying to work out ,is how to get it out of the rolled edge on the 'a' post without damaging the rolled edge beyond repair

any help at all much appreciated

cheers
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PostSubject: Re: front quarter panel repair??   front quarter panel repair?? EmptyMon Dec 18, 2006 7:06 pm

When I did mine I just carefully pryed it back with a screw driver then drilled out the spot welds!

Don't try and pull a small section to 90 degrees! work your way up and down really slowly pulling it out only a few degrees at a time!
And when you dress it back, work your way up and down very slowly again!
Take enough time and care over it and it'll be fine! afro
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PostSubject: Re: front quarter panel repair??   front quarter panel repair?? EmptyMon Dec 18, 2006 7:15 pm

Ooooh I love it when Dave gets all technical and knowledable!!!


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PostSubject: Re: front quarter panel repair??   front quarter panel repair?? EmptyMon Dec 18, 2006 7:59 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Ooooh I love it when Dave gets all technical and knowledable!!!


tongue
lol!
I just make it up as I go along! Wink lol! lol!




I got the haynes restoration manual some where. It does have a few useful pointers in there on replacing panels.
If you wanna borrow it Steve, you're more than welcome mate! afro
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PostSubject: Re: front quarter panel repair??   front quarter panel repair?? EmptyThu Dec 21, 2006 1:15 pm

o.k I'll try that .
are the spot welds in that edge ,or is the edge just rolled over (can't see any)
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