Two small holes need filling...filler or spot weld ??

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Re: Two small holes need filling...filler or spot weld ??

Postby sternal » 18 May 2014, 15:52

thanks for the replies, on the underside there is zilch rust so its really only those holes in that area that is rusty/holed.

its not as severe as Wychall rust.

still needs to be sorted out...whats wrong with some gaffer tape !

so what are my choices ?

Filler a big no no

cut and weld ?
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Re: Two small holes need filling...filler or spot weld ??

Postby Plasticman » 18 May 2014, 15:56

hello !!! i have given you some options what more do you want, 200 members to agree :rofl and as for the rust, well untill you cut that bit away you wont know for certain ,wont be as bad as above but..............
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Re: Two small holes need filling...filler or spot weld ??

Postby Ralf85 » 18 May 2014, 16:09

There's lot of filler covering over rust in the bottom panels hiding things under the camouflage of black paint. You have been advised. Perhaps an MOT will give you a clearer picture of the extent of the problems!
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Re: Two small holes need filling...filler or spot weld ??

Postby lloydy » 18 May 2014, 16:21

Other than fitting a new repair panel, its either filler and paint or a patch welded over. Both will get you through a MOT... neither of those last two opens are good long term. But it depends whether you just want it to keep passing MOT's by the minimum requirements, or fix it properly..
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Re: Two small holes need filling...filler or spot weld ??

Postby sternal » 18 May 2014, 16:39

I agree with you 100% mm I was joking about what to do!
It's obvious what has to be done will get some quotes as I obviously want it done properly cut and weld which should last a few years!

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