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Old 05-22-2007, 02:14 PM
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tail light panel replacement

how hard is it to replace the rear tail panel? just the bottom part is rusted out. also rear quarter skins.

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Knowing what you are working on might be a good start to provide an answer.
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quarters really aren't that hard. Time saving tip is to locate and drill pilot holes in all the spot welds before you begin to r/r the part.
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69 camaro , quarter skins and bottom of tailpanel,,for now...
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69's aren't all that hard, finding all the spot welds are going to be the biggest challenge. Go slow is your best bet.

Do you have the replacement panels yet? If not get them first before you even start looking at the ones on the car.

Tip #2, before you weld them in, install the trunk lid and light's and double check your panel alignments. It's easier to readjust them at that time than to break the spot welds to realign.
Tip #3, Count the number of factory spot welds you removed, and install the same number but 1/2 past the factory locations.

Most important: TAKE YOUR TIME, AND ASK QUESTIONS !!!!
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thanks , can it be done with a gasless wire welder?
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