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Old 03-14-2011, 07:28 AM
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Without going into too much detail ,you'll need to visit your local sheetmetal fab shop and have them bend you up some angles about 3/4 x 3/4 to replace the rot fitting the straight pieces wont be that hard but the curves will be without the proper tools like a stretcher/shrinker but you can make notches in one side of the angles with a cut off wheel every 1/2" or so and that'll allow you to easily make the bend but its a lot more welding...it looks like the inner steel is pretty rotted too so what I do is before you cut out any of the old stuff,make the outer pieces and hold them in place with drill screws then remove them (the holes left by the screws will relocate the pieces) then start cutting out the rust and replace the inner pieces...Use the trim (chrome)to make sure everything you made fits snug ecpecially the curves before you start welding the outer pieces...
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