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Old 02-08-2017, 08:32 AM
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Looks great Derrick.
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Old 03-08-2017, 07:28 AM
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Derrick I have to say mate every time I see this thread pop up that you inspire me.

My car is a left hooker and fairly rust free after having some small bits sorted earlier this year, and I didn't have the confidence to tackle some other bits that need doing - but you've shown me that where there is a will there is a way, so over the winter I'm going to tackle some of those little jobs that I had intended to leave to the professionals. Before I thought they were too big for me, now it's clear that with the right mindset you can achieve anything you need to.


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Old 03-08-2017, 08:17 PM
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Derrick I have to say mate every time I see this thread pop up that you inspire me.

My car is a left hooker and fairly rust free after having some small bits sorted earlier this year, and I didn't have the confidence to tackle some other bits that need doing - but you've shown me that where there is a will there is a way, so over the winter I'm going to tackle some of those little jobs that I had intended to leave to the professionals. Before I thought they were too big for me, now it's clear that with the right mindset you can achieve anything you need to.


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Hi Jon good to think I've inspired someone ,hope you get those little bits sorted out sometimes I'm not sure how I'm going to do something so i have a beer and sit and look at what i want to do and try and sort it out before i start .Somtimes its the challenge i like But there is a feeling of great satisfaction when you do sort it your self imo

Good luck with sorting you car to how you want it ,thanks again for you comments

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Old 04-08-2017, 09:49 PM
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Gotta say yet again Derrick, you are off your rocker lol

Keep up the hard and good work .... you are the only nutter in the house that could
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Old 06-08-2017, 04:53 PM
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Gotta say yet again Derrick, you are off your rocker lol

Keep up the hard and good work .... you are the only nutter in the house that could
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Old 06-08-2017, 08:45 PM
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This is the panel I've made to replace patched and rusted area to font of car.


Same panel from the side with plate weld to it for bumper fixing.



Trial fit just to check all holes line up for bonnet hinge before cutting out rusty section needs a little work but almost there



New air-tube clamped in place as part of trial fit with the front panel just need to fit end of air-tube panel once ,i know it all fits where i want it to can start cutting out old metal and replacing with the new



Once thats all done need to sort the patchwork to inner wing not sure how yet
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Old 07-08-2017, 08:49 AM
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Impressive Derrick, looking good.
I've got similar issues with my inner wings, in that they've corroded along the chassis tube. Cutting it all out and butt welding a new lower inner wing is a recipe for heat distortion and ripples in such a flat area of panel. I've got a few alternative ideas, will drop you a PM with some sketches when I get back off my hols. Poss compare notes?
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Old 07-08-2017, 06:32 PM
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Impressive Derrick, looking good.
I've got similar issues with my inner wings, in that they've corroded along the chassis tube. Cutting it all out and butt welding a new lower inner wing is a recipe for heat distortion and ripples in such a flat area of panel. I've got a few alternative ideas, will drop you a PM with some sketches when I get back off my hols. Poss compare notes?
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Thanks look forward to seeing you ideas ,have a few of my own have a good holiday
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