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Old 10-22-2020, 05:12 PM
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It's finally time to take on the last "DAPO" thing I've found so far on the body -- the hole in the passenger-side latch panel.
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Sorry, I forgot to take a picture of the rust holes inside the DAPO-hole all welded up. It's done, but you'll just have to trust me that I did it.

I was able to buy a patch piece cut out of a donor car. Here's a pic of it trimmed to fit.
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I bead-blasted the patch and painted the backside to protect it. Then, I cleaned the metal around the hole and tacked the patch in place.
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In the next update (whenever that might be), I'll show the second half of patching the hole -- welding, grinding, filling and painting.
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