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#1449107 Sat Apr 23 2022 10:54 AM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 240
G
'Bolter
After reviewing a video on installing the front pillars,
I think I have broken off more than I can chew. Without any foreseeable
help. I believe it to be undoable for me. All that work...

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Guitplayer #1449116 Sat Apr 23 2022 12:21 PM
Joined: Nov 2021
Posts: 311
W
'Bolter
I am located pretty close to you (I believe). I am not an expert by any means but I can lend a hand if that would help you move forward on your project.


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Guitplayer #1449145 Sat Apr 23 2022 07:31 PM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 240
G
'Bolter
Hey, I am in central Wis. I drove around today with one of the doors trying to find someone to help.
I think I would do well not replacing the whole pillar. I think I am good from just below the
where that outer skin patch goes. Here is how it sits today. I would appreciate
any help. I bought a new digital tig welder. But need guidance on how to use.
I fitted the upper skin today. Floor is level and panels match up.

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Guitplayer #1449146 Sat Apr 23 2022 07:33 PM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 240
G
'Bolter
Pillar upper

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Guitplayer #1449162 Sat Apr 23 2022 09:50 PM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 10,225
5
'Bolter
Every last one of us who have worked on one of these rust buckets have been in your shoes at one point.
Time to drink a beer, sit in a comfortable chair and take some deep breaths and let them out slowly.
You are eating an elephant. You have to go at it one bite at a time.
Talking to others does help, but its up to you to take it slow until you get better at. And you will.

Guitplayer #1449312 Mon Apr 25 2022 11:34 AM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 240
G
'Bolter
I think I will try the 3M adhesive on the pillar cap and roof repair there right above.
Will this work well?


1958 3100 Apache 327 engine
1958 3100 Apache Panel 1/2 ton 235 engine
1959 3100 Apache Panel 1/2 ton 327 engine
Guitplayer #1450102 Sun May 01 2022 11:11 AM
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Posts: 240
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'Bolter
pics

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