toolman Posted April 10, 2018 Author Share Posted April 10, 2018 (edited) After waiting for my replacement dog leg panel for a month, I canceled my order with them. I then ordered the panel from Z Depot instead. It came in one week. Now I can finished up the corrosion repair. I welded in the inner reinforcement panel and painted with welding primer. Now to fabricating the upper portion of the dog leg. First , a template must be made . Using a metal shrinker , the upper dog leg portion is created. With the upper portion mocked in, the next lower stepped area can made. The picture below shows the dog leg and this stepped area together. Next, the gap between the rocker panel and the dog leg must be filled. Another template for this gap is made. There is six separate bends that required. Even with a template, mistakes can happen. Just straighten it out and rebend it. Sometimes even with metal brake, you have to use "red neck" technology to get the job done. Almost finished, the patch and dog leg ready to be welded. The wheel opening end won't be welded yet as the new flare size has yet to be determined. Edited April 10, 2018 by toolman add pic Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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