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#1 iToNiiCz

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:54 PM

hi All well here is the first of many pictures of my clubman 1979.

 

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started by try to see where the rust is and what panel i might need to get


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#2 littlemissmagic

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 07:14 PM

I also have a 1979 clubman project so I will be watching this :)
I've had mine 2 years and I still haven't started working on it properly!

Best of luck with it :)

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 12:31 PM

i have now cut out all the rusty bits ready to weld the new panels in

these are the patrs i got 

front floor

inner sill

outer sill

froni floor well

door step

FRONT/REAR FLOOR & JP.TO 1st GROOVE SALOON 6 FLUTE RH

do you guys think this is  all the stuff i need  ,and what should i weld first?

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#4 alex-95

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 04:45 PM

I would get that braced so there is less chance of movement. weld a bar across the door frame.

You say you have front floor, front floor well and front/rear floor which are you planning on using.  I'm not to sure what you should weld in first, But I would have cut out less and just replace a panel at a time if possible.



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Posted 02 October 2013 - 04:49 PM

Refer to the other doorstep for measurement then weld in the new doorsep first and then make your way round as you please whilst checking back that the door frame is still straight and the correct measurements from the other side, also measure from inner sill to inner sill so you dont get that alingnment wrong, that should be 160.7 mm or there abouts



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Posted 02 October 2013 - 04:55 PM

Refer to the other doorstep for measurement then weld in the new doorsep first and then make your way round as you please whilst checking back that the door frame is still straight and the correct measurements from the other side, also measure from inner sill to inner sill so you dont get that alingnment wrong, that should be 160.7 mm or there abouts

And don't forget to refit the door to check the fitment, before you've fully welded it in, there may be a large gap at the bottom.



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Posted 02 October 2013 - 04:57 PM

 

Refer to the other doorstep for measurement then weld in the new doorsep first and then make your way round as you please whilst checking back that the door frame is still straight and the correct measurements from the other side, also measure from inner sill to inner sill so you dont get that alingnment wrong, that should be 160.7 mm or there abouts

And don't forget to refit the door to check the fitment, before you've fully welded it in, there may be a large gap at the bottom.

 

 

Ahh yeah and do that aswell :lol:



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 11:54 AM

Ye gods, that's a mess!

I'd advise stop chopping and start adding. You can tack weld just for now if you know what you're welding to is to be chopped out later if that makes sense.

Good luck :)



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 12:26 PM

Crikey "Bull in a china shop" springs to mind. Certainly can't fault you for getting stuck in.

 

When you say "these are the patrs i got"

front floor

inner sill

outer sill

froni floor well

door step

FRONT/REAR FLOOR & JP.TO 1st GROOVE SALOON 6 FLUTE RH

 

Do you mean that you have bought all these panels as essentially the 3 in bold are the same?

 

As other have said I'd brace the door pillars as you've cut a fair amount out there a bit soon.



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 12:35 PM

Other than that I'd probably measure up and fit the door step first to get some strength back, then move on to the footwell, inner sill and finally the outer sill.

 

But that's just my inexperienced opinion.



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 04:35 PM

hi yeh i got all those in bold so are they the same part



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 04:41 PM

hi yeh i got all those in bold so are they the same part

It seems like they are.



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Posted 03 October 2013 - 06:54 PM

Well same part is perhaps the wrong term.

They do cover the the same areas I meant.

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 06:05 AM

good luck matey!



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Posted 04 October 2013 - 06:19 AM

Itoniicz grab a picture of the panels you have and post it up then we can see whats what.





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