Ruthie: Jacks, Emergency door, and Body Work

The jacks are supporting the structure, so we can remove the emergency door with the door posts.

The hinge pins have to be drilled out as they are welded in.

The hinge pins have to be drilled out as they are welded in.

The modified door gets a new skin.

This front panel has been replaced with new skin.

 

Bottom  of body stud replaced.

New lower panel has been fabricated and fitted.

 

Just one of the patch panels required to repair the body work.

 

The corrosion in the passenger door required some attention.

The side of the door was also mangled

The door side damage was cut out and a new piece fabricated

A new bottom was fabricated and patch panels cut out.

 

Patch panels welded in and hammered out.

A little filler and primed, almost like new