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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.


 


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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





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!





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.





How to patch rust. - more secrets revealed!
Here it is one you have all been waiting for this is a commercial repair, for a every day car By no means a restoration job .although it is still a effective removal and patching of rust . Disclamer Videos are for reference and entertainment only: Even tho they are based on step by step guide - If you attempt a repair like the one seen in this video please use the proper safety equipment,





Patching the quarter panel on the 65 Malibu, part 2 - The Build
American Modern's The Build team is working on figuring out the best way to patch the rusted out quarter panel on the 1965 Chevy Malibu SS. Be sure to follow along on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanModernCollectorCar





lesson on welding thin steel,
Demonstrating the use of alloyed steels,as a heat sink, to prevent distortion and burning thru, when welding panel steel or thin materials. Disclaimer Videos are for reference and entertainment only: Even tho they are based on step by step guide - If you attempt a repair like the one seen in this video please use the proper safety equipment,





How To Metal Fabrication with the Eastwood Shrinker Stretcher
BUY It Here: http://www.eastwood.com/shrinker-stretcher-combo-set-two-bodiestwo-jaws.htm l?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=annotation&utm_content=Shrinker%2FStretcher %20Combo%20Set-Two%20BodiesTwo%20Jaws&utm_campaign=2011-03-25 Eastwood Shrinker/Stretcher Combo Set-Two BodiesTwo Jaws Item #51088 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 jobs 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 hammer-forming. 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 aluminum





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.





1968 Mercury Cougar Metal Working 101
Part 2 of the 1968 Mercury Cougar restoration. Paul shows the progress of the 1968 Cougar and then demonstrates some basic rust repair techniques. Stay tuned on this, a four speed auto transmission upgrade is on the way as well as a engine upgrade.





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.





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 car. 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.





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.





Quarter Panel Installation (Weld Bond) - Fusor 108B
Stork Australian Warehouse Distributors presents: How to use Fusor 108B - Quarter Panel Installation (Weld Bond) Phone: 03 9553 1977 Email: info@storkawd.com.au http://www.storkawd.com.au





Patch Panel Installation - Fusor 110B
Stork Australian Warehouse Distributors presents: How to use Fusor 110B - Patch Panel Installation Phone: 03 9553 1977 Email: info@storkawd.com.au http://www.storkawd.com.au





1971 Olds "S71" Quarter Panel Repair V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The quarter panels were next on the list of repairs on the "S71" Olds project. We were contemplating this area for a while, as the original steel had some rust in the wheel well lip and along the bottom edge, but it was otherwise in great shape. We elected to do a minimally-invasive repair and use part of a replacement quarter panel skin from YearOne to do the job.




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