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10-12-2014 05:39 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
Attached the fender portion of the fender-door transition today. Reworked the position three times before finally getting it right.


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  [Entry #119]

10-11-2014 07:54 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
Finally getting back to work on the S10. Out of town for what seemed like the whole month of September, then dealing with real life issues when I returned. Continued work on the driver's side fender-door transition. Rolled the edge of the door filler to match the fender filler. Cut the fender to start fitting the filler.


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  [Entry #118]

08-25-2014 09:32 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
I made a pattern to transfer the fender-to-door transition edge from the passenger side to the driver side. First, I traced the edge to kraft paper, then cut it out of some cereal box cardboard. I marked the edge on the piece of bed side and cut and rolled the edge with a hammer and dolly. The rolled edge matches to the pattern pretty well.


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  [Entry #117]

08-24-2014 08:59 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
With the door gap readjusted, I started working on the driver's side fender-door transition using the remaining piece of S10 bed side I purchased for the grille shell. I flattened the top edge with the English wheel and trimmed the edge to clear the A-pillar. I also rolled the edge that parallels the windshield frame with a hammer and dolly.


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08-24-2014 08:49 PM S10 fabrication (cont'd)
The fender brace looks good fully welded into the fender. The work with the shrinker-stretcher is visually evident viewed from the end of the hood/bed side. The gap is closed to less than 5 mm after the hood/bed side is re-hung.


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