Spud's 1968 Cougar restoration: patch panel replacement
This is the first installment of Spud replacing the rear quarter patch panel. He needs to replace this spot on both sides of the car.
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.
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
WELDING A BODY PANEL FOR THE FIRST TIME (HOW TO PRACTICE RUST REPAIR).mp4
Practicing welding a body panel so I can do the Dodge Ram.