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Old 05-01-2008, 08:05 PM
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If the pan you have is the same as a factory pan then definately seperate the seams and install it like factory with plug welds. But if you're using just patch panels then trim them to fit and butt weld them in for an invisable repair. I have had to install some pans that weren't good copies of the originals, a few have even had the rocker flanges pointing upwards instead of down like original-on these I cut as needed and installed only what was necessary with butt welded seams to keep the original look. It's your car-do it the way you want. Bob
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