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Hi, so I have no experience with body restoration stuff (God help me). I see that there are trunk floors available to replace the whole thing. I have a rusted out spare tire well, and some rust on the other side too, especially the support tube between the wheel well and where the tank mounts. How big a job is this to get accomplished or is it better to piece it back together?

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Restoration Design.  Thier metal is fantastic.

 

Can you weld?

 

Zach

Well about 40 years ago I could sort of. If a shop did it any idea of the time it would take? Or a reputable shop in the Seattle area?

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I'd wager you would be in for about $1000+ at usual shop rates - that said I have no idea what shop rates are in Seattle.

 

If you know how to weld, its a pretty straight forward fix.  Brace the tub so I does not warp from welding.  Cut out the offending metal (I *think* that the R.D. piece mates up with natural seam lines, not that you have to use them).  Clamp the new metal into place and weld it in.

 

Zach

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