I would cut out the bad spot and weld in a little piece of 16 ga. and then
finish it. That's not a big job but it's a weird place for rust.
On Jan 24, 2010, at 10:37 AM, Kent S. Butler wrote:
> I am working on replacing the in-cab gas tank in my '56 3100. Thought it
> would be a good time to replace the cracked and worn out filler neck grommet.
> Upon removing the old one, there is rust damage underneath and now a piece of
> the lip has broken off. The damage is about 1/2 inch to the right of the
> keyhole (at the bottom) and extends about an inch and a half up. The good
> news is that the damage will be concealed underneath the new ruber grommet.
> Looking for any suggestions on how to fix this problem.
> Thanks in advance,
> Kent S Butler
> '56 Chevy 3100
> Houston, TX
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