Repair Patch Fabrication

Posted: 20th January 2013 by asteriskr in Rallye 8v, Welding
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My wife’s a star and arranged for the in-laws to come around this afternoon to buy me some garage time. I didn’t waste a second. Used the cardbaord template made yesterday to outline the repair piece and then cut it from Zintec.

Repair Patch

Started marking up for spot weld drillings and sections to form. Drilled first then started work with the ball pein hammers and the vice…

Repair Patch

After this there was over an hour spent fine tuning it to fit. It needed some extra drillings and some more forming

Repair Patch

Satisfied with the shape, I drilled some more holes for cleco pins in the chassis to hold the repair panel in place and combined with welding clamps and vise grips started to tack it in to place.