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Should I

Fiberglass & filler
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weld on metal plates
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buy new panels
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20%
use metal weld epoxy putty
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use metal weld epoxy putty
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pay for a pro restoration
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20%
contact edd china or similar
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sell the damn thing
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60%
 
Total votes: 5
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e30neon
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:59 pm

n/a
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:47 pm

Anything can be fixed depending on your budget and motivation but that looks like scrap to me.
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:08 pm

How much did you pay for it?
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:18 pm

n/a
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e30neon
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:19 pm

SexyLady wrote:How much did you pay for it?
I bought 2 cars for 5.5k
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:20 pm

Whereabouts
bruv chariots rule
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e30neon
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:21 pm

The twat used loads of filler but never thought of removing the rust to begin with

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e30neon
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:22 pm

manse73 wrote:Whereabouts
I'm in Glasgow mate
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:33 pm

Hope the other car was a good 'un because that looks fooked!
Sorry!
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:07 pm

Get the carpet up and out and hunt for rust where it can't be seen easily

Bulkhead rot and inner sill rust is not fun to repair by welding (anything else is a bodge for those areas)
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