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
Episode #1 - Metal Patch Fabrication
Brad shows do-it-yourselfers how to cut, bend and shape a metal patch for
vehicle repair or restoration. The first in a series of how-tos from the
Midnight Oil Garage.
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.
3M Panel Bonding
3M Panel Bonding
Installing quarter panels and repair panels with 3M panel bonding adhesive
Replacing and Welding Metal in Pickup Bed
Sizing the metal for pickup truck bed then welding new metal into place.
No fancy equipment needed to do job especially since it is just a job for
yourself or a friend. Still looks great in the end & will last better than
bondo which I can't stand to use
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.
How to Custom Paint a Car
See more pictures of this job on our facebook page! -
This is the painting of a 1968 Camaro going Synergy Green. This
car was stripped and restored, including panel replacements, some metal
patches and dent repairs.
Music used under the creative commons license -
wellman - certain death but not today
hansatom - inferno is a place on earth
The products used on this vehicle were BASF Onyx HD Waterborne basecoat and
Glasurit 923-200 Clearcoat.
Picture or Car Completed:
Spot Weld Kit - How To DIY with your MIG Welder from Eastwood
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Spot Welding in the past had primarily been done by large resistance
welders but can now be achieved with your MIG welder and this Spot Welding
Kit from Eastwood. Spot welding is accomplished by clamping two panels
together and fusing them with a number of welds sequentially-placed rather
than a continuous bead to hold the panels together. This kit is designed to
be used with Eastwood's Welders as well as any other brand welder that
utilizes a Tweco® Style MIG torch.
Watch the video to see the product in-action!
Welding - Tips for Beginners, Types of Welds and Troubleshooting from Eastwood
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BUY After Weld Spray: http://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-s-after-weld.html
In this LIVE video that originally aired on October 19, 2012, Matt from
Eastwood offers some tips for beginning welders, shows you different types
of welds as well as how to troubleshoot your welder. There is also a Q&A
Eastwood's MIG 175 Welder: "high-end" features at a DIY price! As a
professional or weekend enthusiast, you can now get industrial-quality
features in a hard-workin', affordable, MIG welder! Our R&D guys designed
the Eastwood MIG 175 Welder (12012) for steel and aluminum to produce
excellent bead quality and capabilities that match—and even exceed—the
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Welds mild and stainless steel, 24-ga. to 5/16"
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METAL SHAPING WITH HAND TOOLS (English craftsman)
http://www.metalshapingzone.com Form any part by hand- no machines are
needed- shrink and stretch- make compound curved parts-metal finish- lead
load- all by hand! You dont have to invest thousands in machines.
Mig Welding Automotive Sheet metal from How to ASAP
MIG Welding Automotive Sheetmetal
This clip from howtoASAP.com is from a 52 minute video 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 sheet metal. Muscle cars, classic
cars or trucks use the same welding techniques. Save yourself money and do
it yourself or see what your builder should be doing!
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.
Repairing pickup Cab Corners Cutting, Sizing, Tacking ,Welding
This video shows you how to cut, shape, weld new metal into drivers side of
pickup truck cab corner. No fancy equipment needed to do job especially
since it is just a job for yourself or a friend. Still looks great in the
end & will last better than bondo which I can't stand to use