I too had the same problem on my '54 panel, only I also had rust between the
doors and the rear fenders. Cutting out sections of lower door skin patch panels
work ok for the side repairs but once you get to the rear corners you need to
get creative. I ended up fiberglassing the corners. I suppose a good sheetmetal
man could make up some corners but I sure it wouldn't be cheap. -Jeff
'55-2 short/step "Street's Rod-project"
> Hi all, i have a 51 3800 panel that is straight as an arrow with only one
> rust problem that i would like to save if i can. it is rusted aound the rear
> area behind the fenders. the fendersd themslves are good, but just about
> everything else behind them on both sides is gone to about 5 inches up.
> should i be hunting a donor to cut up or are there any patch panels
> available? Thanks for any help.
> Phil Faircloth
> 46 1 ton
> 51 panel
> 51 3800
> 53 3800
> 69 C-10
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