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Old 06-17-2012, 05:12 PM
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1977 Chevy K20: Body Rust - Assessment and Advice Needed

Hi All,


I have a 1977 Chevy truck that seems to be suffering from rust. The rust appears to range from as minor as surface rust to as much as what appears to be rot in the passenger side of the floor board. The passenger side appears more heavily affected than the driver side. Images are posted below. I can get more detailed shots if needed.


I have no body work experience and I would like to request the members' input as to whether the body is safe for continued use, if it requires immediate attention, or if it is best to junk it due to safety and high cost of repair.


EDIT: I should add the following: the trucks does rattle quite a bit; the steering suspension need some attention; the smog check is due; and I was planning on selling it in the next few months.


Thank you in advance!

























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