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Where the frame connects to the body is rusting out badly to the point of nonexistence! what kind of fabrication work can be done and where do I start? I love this car!

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    Steven Bechtol Jr Oct 19, 2013

    thankyou but i think i may have trouble finding that section without rust at a salvage yard since this is such a common problem...unless it was a southern car..

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You need to cut out up to 2" from the end of the rust and weld all new metal in. Best way to do this is to get a used section of the area you need from a salvage yard. Cut and fit the used part to replace the damaged part. Its the fastest and simplest way.

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Anything can be fixed

You will have to fabricate the worn
and rusted brackets,etc and do some
welding.

I guess you could section part of a good
subframe at the salvage yard and weld in

That would be time consuming

You have what I will call a hobby or restoration
project. Only a few of us have machine,fabricating
and welding skills to do that type of work

I really would feel uncomfortable paying some to
do it.

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