After disassembling and stripping the car, it was clear that the body not only had major rust damage, it had been subjected to some of the worst bodywork imaginable. Repairing extensive rust damage is not easy, but I think reworking poorly done bodywork is much more difficult because reference points are usually lost. For example, when the wheel wells were replaced on this car, the correct locations for the fender mounting bolts were lost. Without those, the body had to be repaired to fit the fender, instead of fitting the fender to the body.
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