Project ’55 Bel Air: April 2014 Update

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Project ’55 Bel Air: April 2014 Update

(continued from Project Car: ’55 Bel Air, 2 Door Hardtop)
Project ’55 Bel Air: May 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: June 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: July 2014 Update

1: Here I am patching rust holes.

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2: Here is my 14 year old son helping remove some of the old sound deadener. (I told him he may get to drive it someday!)

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3: Working on the driver’s side, fixing someone’s cheap repair job with sheet metal and screws.

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4: Cleaning up the original rusty pan to find original welds so I know where to cut.

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5: Peeling back the old metal with air chisel.

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6: Cutting out the old panel. I actually re-used the original brace because it was in such good condition. (Just primed it up.)

You can see I had a replacement on standby just in case…

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7: All cut out and grinding to make the new panel fit.

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8: More grinding and cleaning up old brace.

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9: Cleaning up old metal for welding.

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10: Fitting new pan

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11: Welding new pan in position

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(continued from Project Car: ’55 Bel Air, 2 Door Hardtop)
Project ’55 Bel Air: May 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: June 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: July 2014 Update

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