Hello all,

Here is a bad crash rebuilt several years ago. The picture posted below was the first email shot I received when they asked if it could be rebuilt. I said "sure I can rebuild it" all the while they were probably thinking "pucker up butter cup" Anyway it was a chore but came out quite well.

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Same side inner wheel well with the undercoat stripped and the metal just starting to be cut---I was attempting to salvage the original pieces from the car to build correct patterns so the rebuild could be as factory exact as possible.

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This is the right side rebuilt---I'll show the construction later. Just wanted to show the structure drain holes in the bottom---the left side rust repairs matched the openings in this picture---just can't find a shot of it tonight.

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This is a picture of the lower frame rail outer skins with both of the inner structures drilled off. I rebuilt the suspension mount sleeves using 1" washers on both sides welded to the sleeve. This will prevent the sleeve welds from fracturing off the skins which all late model cars are prone to.

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The structures are now welded to the outer skins. The rods keep the structure parallel so the suspension mounts correctly. The platform is mounted to my fixture which holds all of the mounting positions in there correct location.

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