Originally Posted by poncho62
If you are sure the 2nd fender with the good lower section is not rusted inside, I would cut the skin off that and patch it in to the other fender, leaving the bracing. Do like pic #2, except cut it right at the edges where it folds around. Easier to weld there, less warpage. Also, go further under the bottom.
Might be easier and better just to buy a patch panel.....they are not that much
I was thinking of cutting about 1/4 inch around the edge and going further down on the bottom....probably right before the mounting holes.
A patch panel is about 40-50 bucks and I figure I will still have the same issues w/cutting and warping. Plus the donor fender is junk besides the lower panel.