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.
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.
1965 Chevelle Quarter Panel Install Pt. 1 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 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.
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.
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.
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.
Paintucation Body Panel Replacement Auto Body DVD
In this two-DVD set, Kevin demonstrates replacing panels using both modern
and vintage techniques. The level of detail that is explained and
demonstrated here will have you well on your way to becoming proficient at
these critical restoration skills. This is a MUST for anyone doing any
significant repairs or restoration.
- Proper & required tools
- Quarter panel patch
- Tail light panel replacement
- Full quarter panel replacement
- Rust patching / metal fab
- Door skin removal & replace
- Welding techniques
- Using structural adhesives
- Fixing panel misalignment
- Vintage body soldering
- Many more tips and techniques!
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