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Old 11-20-2005, 10:21 PM
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Keep that diesel on the road, Welding rust holes

Keep that diesel on the road, Welding rust holes to add life.
Links to good welding DIY information...
You use the information from any and all of these links at your own risk.

Hammer Welding 101

Body Rot Repair

Jesse's Front Pan Repair


How to replace a rotted rocker panel
or "welding for the compleat idiot"

Welding,putting off the rust bug for a few years.

Renault 4 Body Shell Welding

Repairing Rusted-Out Floors

Rust Busters


There are some members who swear by rivet repair panels, if done to aircraft standard I will agree.

Rust Repair

ASE Master Mechanic

Prototype R&D/testing:
Thermal & Aerodynamic System Engineering (TASE) Senior vehicle instrumentation technician.
Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH).
Heat exchanger durability.
HV-A/C Climate Control.
Vehicle build.
Fleet Durability
Technical Quality Auditor.
Automotive Technical Writer

1980 240D
1983 300D
1984 190D

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Old 11-20-2005, 10:31 PM
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Go....WEST WEST WEST WEST WEST WEST WEST WEST WEST................................................................................................ ..............................................LOL
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1984 300SD.. White/Chrome Bunts..Green

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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 Quad Cab Cummins 5.9 H.O "596hp/1225tq" 6 spd. Man. Leather Heated seats/Loaded..Flame Red....GREENSPEED

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Old 11-20-2005, 11:51 PM
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Try Por-15.

84 300D Turbodiesel 190K with 4 speed manual sold in 03/2012
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Old 11-21-2005, 12:20 AM
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There Is Hope Yet For My 240d!!!!
1982 240D.
My name is Michael, and I am an 18 year old binge-drinkin', cigar-smokin', novel-writin', all around unsavory and unnattractive guy. I tell long-winded stories, and I only shave once a week, although I've had to do it every day since I was 16.
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Old 11-21-2005, 12:30 AM
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Ya can't beat San Diego for havin old cars. I live in Vista and I can't go 5 minutes on the road without seeing an old mercedes. Half the kid's in my highschool had them and there is never any rust on any of them either.
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Old 11-21-2005, 06:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Glinko
There Is Hope Yet For My 240d!!!!
That's what this Cantankerous Dogmatic Ford Pinto has been trying to tell you. Go for it.
1983 300-D turbo
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cut out rusted stahl first !

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