Yesterday has been rear subbby out day. All went very smooth with only one more bold snapping when removing the R/H camber braket.
I have pretty much disassembled the subframe prior to removal to make it easier for removal (and fitting trials later on) and because many parts will be renewed (rubber cones, trumpets, brake pipes, etc.) anyway.
Then it was time to remove the remains of the closing panels.
Thanks to the picture I received and the new closing panels I would now know exactely how every thing was put together. The idea was to remove the panels with disturbing the remains of the boot floor as little as possible. That wasn't easy on the L/H side where the boot floor is pretty corroded in this area. Anyway carefull drilling of the welds and some chisseling saw both sides stripped from the closing panels without too much of a hassle.
The availability of a hoist was a big help of course. In particular after I realized that lowering the car by about 10 cm (4") I could drill the spot welds with little arm force.
This is what the rear boot floor corners look from inside after removal of the closing panels
Then it was another hour of organizing and cleaning of the workshop before heading of for home. I try to spend five hours in the workshop to justify the one and a half hours of travelling time.
Next will be ty remove the corroded part of the boot floor and actually replace with fresh metal .
Cheers from the Pied Piper's Town
Edited by MaximMini, 29 November 2018 - 07:16 AM.