Offside Inner Front Arch

Posted: 26th March 2017 by asteriskr in 106 Rallye S1 16v
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So I looked at the offside front inner arch and knew that I couldn’t just leave it as it was. It wasn’t just the aesthetics, it looked structurally bad.

OSF Inner Arch

A little love from some 1mm cutting discs and we’re off…

OSF Inner Arch

Ermmm, there’s three layers of metal where the 16v engine mount has been added on when there should only be two.

OSF Inner Arch

That’d be that extra plate that was welded on then…

OSF Inner Arch

I’m seeing daylight through holes that shouldn’t be there and the bit around the grommet hole (particularly below it) is very ropey. Looks like I’ll be doing some more cutting and making a bigger repair patch…