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Finished painting passenger side this morning. Replaced floor pans yesterday. Rear rust was caused by missed spot weld in 79. Blew a small hole in rear pan and was never fixed. Can’t see the road now. Driver’s side was fine.
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Nice job! But I definitely would NOT do what Wayne suggests...dynamite may end up blowing huge holes in your floor :LOL:

However, all kidding aside, some type of dynamat sound deadening is definitely a good idea! In addition, I would also recommend making sure your underside seams are sealed with seam sealer as well as undercoating. Basically, you want to do a good job so you don't have to revisit this area again.
 

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Hat Trick, keep us updated on what repairs fixed your center vents. My Caballero suffers from the same ailment.
BTW, your interior is looking great!
 

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Great pictures and nice job. I have the same problem W my Caballero. Did you ever consider fiberglass for the floor? I have new carpet but I don't know how to weld.
 

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Great pictures and nice job. I have the same problem W my Caballero. Did you ever consider fiberglass for the floor? I have new carpet but I don't know how to weld.
If you aren't able to weld you could probably take your Caballero to a body shop after you've removed all the carpet, sound deadening, and passenger seat and have the pan welded up correctly relatively inexpensively.
 

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Great pictures and nice job. I have the same problem W my Caballero. Did you ever consider fiberglass for the floor? I have new carpet but I don't know how to weld.
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If you aren't able to weld you could probably take your Caballero to a body shop after you've removed all the carpet, sound deadening, and passenger seat and have the pan welded up correctly relatively inexpensively.
He had 4hrs in it. That was cutting, welding, and sealing and painting underneath. I painted the inside. I did buy the front and rear pans. The passenger side was stripped when I took it.
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Very nice
 
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