'71 Virginia Camaro

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by ffshu, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. ffshu

    ffshu Veteran Member

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    So I'm doing one rail at a time and I started this evening cutting spot welds, either with a spot weld bit or a cut off wheel. The plasma cutter makes nice work to get the bulk of the frame out of the way and all I have to work on is the lip with the spot welds in it.

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    This will be a slow process, but it will be a big accomplishment to get this part done. The trunk pan will go in after they are in place.
     
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    Lookin good.
     
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    Well I got to work on the car for a little while yesterday, and my wife and daughter are not feeling well today, so I might be in the house most of the day, but I did get almost all of the driver's side frame rail off. It is a slow process removing those damn spot welds :mad: I'm able to grind some and drill the rest, so it's slow, but getting there without doing any other damage.

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    nice job
     
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    That is nice work!
     
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    Double R Restorations Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Looks great, it takes a lot of time to remove these panels without doing a lot more damage. I have to replace the lower right side on mine. You are doing a great job.
     
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    Thanks for the compliments guys. It's coming along slow, but this is one of those repairs that needs to be done right or the whole thing will be screwed up. Maybe a little garage time today after my laundry list of things to do.
     
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    Nice work!! Hats off to you guys that do this major panel replacement.:bowtie:
     
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    Same here!! I'd just screw that up
     
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    Clay.....................where have you been???
     

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