Rust Repair Panel DIY - Patch Panel & Installation Kit for your Car from Eastwood
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Get the supplies you need to fix rusty panels, fabricate replacement metal
for rocker panels, quarter panels, floors, and more. You get the same type
of aluminized steel used by Exhaust
manufacturers for corrosion protection; also allows easy forming and
welding. The included backing strips allow for accurate alignment,
sturdiness, and a clean weld bead.
7 sheets of 20-gauge aluminized sheet metal (one 12 Inch x 24 Inch, two 12
Inch x 12 Inch, and four 1Inch x 24 Inch)
Two 3/16 Inch double-ended drill bits for plug welding
100 self-tapping screws to secure panels for alignment prior to welding
6 Inch seaming pliers that give you superior leverage for up-to-120-degree
bends on panel edges.
See how it's done in this video.
How To Metal Fabrication with the Eastwood Shrinker Stretcher
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Eastwood Shrinker/Stretcher Combo Set-Two BodiesTwo Jaws
Eastwood's Shrinker Stretcher Combo Unit in action fabricating a patch
panel for a 1973 Capri lower quarter patch panel.
Shrinker/Stretcher Combo Set handles most of your automotive metal-shaping
Eastwood Shrinker/Stretchers let you easily fabricate gentle radius bends
and contours in steel, aluminum, stainless or copper. Compound 45:1
leverage allows effortless forming without making relief cuts, heating, or
Ideal for perfect-fit rust-repair metal work around wheel openings, door
jams, windshields and trunk gutters
Shrinker/Stretcher Combo Set includes 2 jaws, 2 housings and 2 handles
Works on up to 18-gauge mild steel, 20-gauge stainless, and 16-gauge
Patch Panels-Installation and Hand Forming Automotive Panels from howtoASAP
How to ASAP brings you another DVD on "Installing and Hand Forming Patch
Panels". Replacing entire quarters or other sheet metal is not always the
best way to solve rust or damage problems on your project. There are times
when patch panels are a perfectly acceptable repair--if you know how to
install them correctly. Nationally recognized car builder, Craig Hopkins,
will take you through the step by step installation of a lower quarter
patch panel and bonus segments on hand forming patches using tools you
probably have in your garage. You will learn methods and tips which will
produce professional results with your "do-it-yourself" project.
This high quality DVD is over 90 minutes of information that will leave
you with a repair that will be hard to spot. Whether you are a professional
or taking on your first repair, this DVD will help you do it right the
first time. For this and other DVDs like "Mig Welding Automotive Sheet
Metal" , go to www.howtoasap.com. Copyright by Out of Our Minds Media
Butt Welding Sheet Metal With A Mig Welder
If you are doing rust repair patches on your restoration project, I put
together a few tips for you on how to avoid blowing holes through your
seams: Use short bursts, pull the gun away from the work a bit to make a
cooler weld, don't point the gun directly at the weld, hold it at an angle,
weld on the last weld, that's the thickest piece of metal, use a copper
backing plate to prevent fall out.
I am sharing a little bit of what I've learned about hammer welding. I was
taught by my dad, Larry Shoaf, and I also learned a few things from taking
one of Gene Winfield's metal shaping seminars.
Rusty Roof Replacement - 1968 Cougar
If you have an old car that came with a vinyl top, chances are that you
have some rust issues in the roof. This was the case with Andrew's car - a
1968 Mercury Cougar that his grandparents bought brand new in '68. In this
video, Andrew takes matters into his own hands to replace his rusted roof
skin with a solid donor roof from another car. He is by no means a
restoration expert, just an amateur trying to save some money and save his
Need a roof or other body panels for your classic Cougar? West Coast
Classic Cougar has it all. Check us out at
http://www.cougarpartscatalog.com or give us a call at (503) 463-1130 .
(c) 2011 West Coast Classic Cougar, Inc.
Music in the video is from royalty-free sources, except for the Toccata and
Fugue in D (used during the brief B&W horror sequence). Performed by Peter
Hurford. An advertisement appears on this video in order to pay royalties
to the copyright holder, not for our own gain.
Episode #4 - Metal Panel Replacement Techniques
In this episode Brad reviews three common techniques for welding
replacement steel panels or patches into vehicles. The episode ends with
the installation of the patch panel he made in Episode 1.
Trunk Pan Replacement-How to replace a trunk floor from How to ASAP
Center Trunk Pan Replacement, This clip is from a 90+ minute DVD from
howtoASAP.com. Nationally recognized car builder, Craig Hopkins, will take
you through the step by step installation of a center trunk floor. You will
learn methods and tips which will give you professional results with your
do it yourself project. Shot in HD, this DVD is packed with information
that will stop you from making costly errors and will leave you with a
repair that will be hard to spot. If you dont want to do it yourself, this
DVD will help you pick the right shop to restore your car. No matter what
your skill level, this DVD will help! Be sure to check out the
howtoASAP.com DVD on Mig Welding Automotive Sheetmetal. It has been getting
great response from people wanting to improve their welding skills.
Part 10: My 76 Mazda RX-5 Cosmo Restoration - Shaved Door Sheet Metal
In part 10 of my 1976 Mazda Cosmo restoration, I continue the surprisingly
long task of shaving the door handles. Last episode I left off after
cutting the patch panel to fill the hole in the passenger door. This time I
weld the panel in, fix the huge amount of warpage my improper welding
technique caused, then do the same on the passenger side. Shaving the door
handles took a lot more time than I thought it would and it feels nice to
have it all finally done. Included in this episode: patching door handle
holes, welding sheet metal, grinding down welds, hammering out warp caused
by welding, learning how to not screw it up next time.
CLASSIC CAR BODY RESTORATION
http://www.metalshapingzone.com Watch how bodywork restoratiion is done
using traditional techniques to make and fit repairs and complete panels.
Form sections of panel using only hand tools!