Part 41. Fixing the doors – continued

As you may remember I currently have two right hand side doors that should be made into one…

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The stroker door has had the skin removed and the green V4 door is going to donate one.

But the sroker door also has some rust issues to deal with:

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So it is not just the matter of replacing the skin, we have to replace some of the door body also.

Well… Take the bull by the horns…

First, the cutting points needed to be figured out:

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And then just cut it:

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The idea in cutting the pieces this way is to get as little seams on visible areas as possiple. This way a good part of the seams will be behind door trim and you only need to use time on finishing the visible sections perfectly.

Then, test fit and mark the cutting points on the other door:

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Ofcourse, you need to allow for some fitting, so the cuts are positioned so that there’s a couple centimeters overlap at this point.

And this is how far we got today:

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To be continued…

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