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08-16-2014 10:05 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
Started working on the driver's side A pillar by first adding some reinforcement with a piece of 11 guage from one of the spare door braces. I'll need to fill in the gap between the lower edge of the windshield frame and the edges of the door and fender. I used the patterns from the passenger side pillar to get a head start on the three pieces that make up the filler.


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  [Entry #111]

07-27-2014 09:47 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
Welded the bedside piece into the door.


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07-26-2014 09:59 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
Spent the day trimming and fitting the bedside piece to the passenger door. I also dug the door and window weatherstripping out of storage and fit everything together.


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  [Entry #109]

07-23-2014 09:19 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
Started working on the door part of the fender-to-door transition on the passenger side. First, I trimmed the edge to match the fender edge, then I rolled the edge with a hammer and dolly. The rolled edge still needs a little bit of work, but it's close. The gap looks good and the top edge still clears the fender as the door opens.

Not bad for a guy with a $30 set of hammers and dollies from Northern Tool.


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07-21-2014 09:41 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
I finished welding the bed side piece into the fender. The trailing edge came out good. I'd left material to allow me to weld the outer skin to the inner skin to within an inch of the top. The rest of the top edge was rolled with a hammer and dolly.

The second photo shows the distance that the top of the door skin will be moved out with these bed side pieces.


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