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Time for some rust repair on the Tahoe.

n8in8or

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I forgot to mention that there was a lot of careful measuring and planning to get this panel in just the right spot. Luckily the passenger side was still all factory steel so I could use it for reference. The taillight opening ended up dead-nuts.
 

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Today started in the junkyard. I cut the two pieces I need for the wheelwells from a pickup bed.

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After that I welded in the corner patch panel. It went pretty well overall.

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Even the part with the large gap and mismatched contours turned out pretty well.

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Welding the patch panel was as far as I got, I didn’t do any grinding of the welds or finish welding the wheel arch panel. This is probably the last Tahoe update for a few weeks....I need to start on another project tomorrow.
 
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