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Spud's 1968 Cougar restoration: patch panel part 2

Spud has continued his work replacing a rear quarter panel patch. He has it welded in and is getting the body lines right.


 


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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





Spuds 1968 Cougar restoration: sandblasting
We have been told by many car guys that you can't sandblast fenders. They say that the sandblasting would cause excessive heat that would cause the metal to warp. We had an extra quarter panel, so we dicided to try it out. It was successful!





Rust Repair Panel DIY - Patch Panel & Installation Kit for your Car from Eastwood
BUY It Here: http://www.eastwood.com/patch-panel-install-kit.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm _medium=Annotation&utm_content=Repair%20Panel%20Kit&utm_campaign=2011-12-22 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. Kit includes: 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.





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MIG Welding Automotive Sheet Metal from How to ASAP
Mig Welding Automotive Sheetmetal This clip from howtoASAP.com is from a 52 minute instructional DVD shot in HD featuring nationally recognized automotive builder, Craig Hopkins. Whether you are a novice or a professional, this video will help you get professional results as you learn the tricks to welding automotive sheetmetal. Muscle cars, classic cars or trucks use the same welding techniques. Save yourself money and do it yourself or see what you builder should be doing! Go to www.howtoasap.com for more information. Copyright by Out of Our Minds Media.





1965 Chevelle Quarter Panel Install Pt. 1 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - PART 1 - Quarter panels are one of the most rust and dent-prone parts of musclecars, and our 1965 Chevelle had some of each. Mostly dents. Thankfully, OPGI came out with new reproduction full quarter panels for 1965 Chevelles. In this video, we show you how to remove your old panel and install the new. Also applies to other GM A Bodies like Skylarks, Cutlasses, GTOs and others.





Spud's 1968 Cougar Restoration: 427 Engine
Spud gives us a first look at the Ford 427 engine that will be going in his Cougar.





DIY: Sheet Metal Repair & Patching
Video slideshow that outlines how to repair sheet metal. This demonstration was done on a lawn tractor mower deck, but the same principles can be applied to auto body work on vehicles. Most auto body panels do use a thinner gauge steel, so when you welding, more care will have to be taken to reduce the amount of heat distortion. Removing the rusty soft/thin areas will allow for a solid area to weld the patch to. This also reduces the chance of having the welder burn through the existing steel. After the hole has been cut, you are now able to make a patch for the damaged area. For this I purchased similar gauge/thickness sheet metal. To bent the steel, I used a couple concrete blocks for weight, a propane torch to make the steel more pliable, and a hammer for forming. To cut the patch to size I used an angle grinder and a file for any fine fitting adjustments. The cuts in the one rounded patch allows for the piece to be bent into two different directions to match the contour of the mower deck. Grind the paint off around the area where the patch will be welded to. This will ensure that welder is able to arc on the existing surface properly. The tack welds hold the piece in place and allow me to align the patch to the existing surface. For the welding, I used a small flux core mig welder. Running small/short (approx. 1" length) welding beads reduces the amount of distortion within the sheet metal which is caused by excessive heat. This will have to be adjusted accordingly depending on the gauge/thickness of steel. For grinding down the welds I used the angle grinder with standard grinding disc for the higher areas and a flap disc to smoothen the surface. For paint, I used low gloss black farm equipment painted which I brushed on. Credit: Music: Zap Beat - Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com/) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Thank you to all those who watch my videos and support my content. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel for future tutorial videos and like my video if you found it helpful. New videos are always being uploaded every week! Please LIKE my Facebook page @ http://www.facebook.com/pages/4Diyers/106898752724865 or FOLLOW me on Twitter @ https://twitter.com/4DIYers © 4DIYers 2013 All Rights Reserved No part of this video or any of its contents may be reproduced, copied, modified or adapted, without the prior written consent of the author.





How to Install a Quarter Panel Patch
Jefferson Bryant of Red Dirt Rodz shows you how to trim, fit and weld in a new patch panel on a 1969 Chevy Malibu. Parts provided by Original Parts Group, www.OPGI.com





Karmann Ghia Engine Bay Part 2 - Mig welding technique
A quick run through of some Mig welding techniques while welding up a patch panel on the Karmann Ghia's Engine Bay





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. Follow me on social media. Facebook - http://facebook.com/gregsgaragekc Twitter - http://twitter.com/steelsplinters Instagram - http://instagram.com/gregsgaragekc





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