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Injected 01-29-2000 08:50 PM

ScoutII rear quarter/endcap removal
 
Hi everyone,
I am going to be tearing the endcaps and rear quarters off my '74 in a few wks and replace them. What's the best way to take these pieces off the main tub without massive carnage and damage to it?

thanks


**DONOTDELETE** 01-30-2000 04:21 PM

Re: ScoutII rear quarter/endcap removal
 
A body shop supply house can fix you up with a special drill for spot welds, it fits in a regular 3/8 drill motor, the cutter has a replacable pilot drill that cuts through both panels, and a1/2" cutter that removes the spot weld on the bad panel side. Another method is to cut the bad panel about 1/2" inside the weld area, then use a angle grinder to grind the spot welds while pulling up the metal strip with vise grips, it should roll up like a sardine can when you get good at it.
good luck, jjc


**DONOTDELETE** 02-05-2000 06:39 PM

Re: ScoutII rear quarter/endcap removal
 
Jim Weed has a great website that explains how to replace rear quaters as well as many other neat things. www.off-road.com/~jweed



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