Here we go again...73 Z28

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  1. RS1979

    RS1979 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Looks like you got the gaps pretty good
     
  2. brooksman9

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    It needs to move forward a little and it is hitting somehing. I'l have to look tomorrow.
     
  3. RS1979

    RS1979 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I see that now. I realigned my hood a couple of weeks ago. It’s a bitch doing hoods by yourself.
     
  4. Jas0n

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    Wow Pat! Well managed hood! :)
     
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  5. brooksman9

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    One more coat of primer and we are good.
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  6. brooksman9

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    20180220_153314.jpg Going to try and fix these trunk lid gaps with some 1/8" rod.
     
  7. Jas0n

    Jas0n Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Details please! I'm so interested to know exactly how this type of things is done!
    Thanks
     
  8. brooksman9

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    Ok. Plan to weld along the side with the trunk lid removed. Grind to fit. I'll post some pics as I get going.
     
  9. brooksman9

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    Start by tacking it in then fill in the welds with lots more tacks.

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  10. brooksman9

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    1/8" rod welded on each side and ground to fit.

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    All-metal filler applied.

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