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#1 Theo

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Posted 05 April 2019 - 07:12 AM

Dose anyone have an any tips on replacing a wing I never done it before.

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Posted 05 April 2019 - 06:59 PM

It' pretty easy, but if you're replacing a wing then you'll probably end up replacing a lot more (A-panel, parts of the inner wing etc)



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Posted 05 April 2019 - 10:51 PM

Depending on the panel ie Heritage or Magnum will dictate the overall fit and finish.

 

Make sure your bonnet is still fitted as this will allow you to check the gap between the wing and bonnet. Be prepared to be more forceful than you think when fitting the bonnet to get a good even narrow gap. The return on the wing where it meets the scuttle will need to be dressed back to ensure you get a good fit around the scuttle edge. Don't forget this will need to be dressed back to the scuttle after wing fitment and welded to the scuttle lower edge.

 

Don't forget to fit the little bracket where the wing meets the A panel right at the bottom of the arch area. Without this fitted you will get flexing.

 

If its a magnum panel make sure you remove all of the duff grey / black primer before installation. Epoxy prime at a minimum on the underside before welding on. If its a Heritage panel thoroughly check the Ecoat for spider tracks of rust. If any doubt remove the coating.







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