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Jon Weywadt
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« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2012, 04:05:44 pm »

Good point with the phosphoric acid/rust converter, Jon!
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If reinforcement should be needed anyway, I'd prefer to have it done from the engine room side as I need to have to engine taken out anyway to fix a water leak.

/Anders

That does not sound good with the water leak  Sad
Are you going to send the engine to Roy, or is that your spare engine going that way?

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« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2012, 05:46:50 pm »

That does not sound good with the water leak  Sad
Are you going to send the engine to Roy, or is that your spare engine going that way?

I'll be doing that one myself. It's the sealing between the engine block and the cam cover that will need to be redone. A good cleaning of the engine will be done at the same time.

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My plan is to send the spare to Roy for a complete rebuild.

/Anders
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« Reply #17 on: September 23, 2012, 05:48:06 pm »

Ready for sand blasting...
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« Reply #18 on: September 23, 2012, 06:27:06 pm »

Have you checked the metal plate which is under the fender? It looked like this in my car. The chassis was not corroded there, but the plate was totally and the rivets too. I changed them to stainless steel plates.
Unfortunately they cannot be replaced without removing the fenders and you can only see the bottom of them.
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« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2012, 09:51:30 pm »

Have you checked the metal plate which is under the fender? It looked like this in my car.

It's looking bad. Worse than yours, actually Sad
However, I'm not going to do it this time. The car will get a complete paintjob, and then I'll do those two plates (why did they not use galvanised steel there! Huh )

By the way: How did you get the fenders off? Heat gun?

/Anders
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« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2012, 05:16:50 pm »

Here is a description how I did it:

http://www.matrasport.dk/forum/index.php/topic,2311.0.html

Do not laugh at the funny pictures... Smiley

It is easier to remove if the glue is warm. I did not use heat gun, because it was a sunny day. About 30C and the car was standing outside so it was quite warm. After removal the inner side of the fenders were reinforced by some epoxy resin. I also had to change the foil on the sides of the boot underneath the fenders.

If you have any question just ask me and I try to answer.
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« Reply #21 on: October 07, 2012, 12:21:10 am »

Inspected my 1.6 at that point.


Some corrosion found.



Gonna brush most of.
Then put on rust converter and some layers of paint.
It isn't to bad but not as good as my 2.2 that is like new there.

Greetings Herman
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« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2012, 11:30:29 am »

After 30 years it is not so much rust.
Have you removed the rust on the A-pillar? It looks much worse and the trailing arms also look rusty outside...
I hope you can prolonge the life of the car.

What is your plan with this car? You will sell it after repairing or keep it? 
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« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2012, 02:16:03 pm »

After 30 years it is not so much rust.
Have you removed the rust on the A-pillar? It looks much worse and the trailing arms also look rusty outside...
I hope you can prolonge the life of the car.

What is your plan with this car? You will sell it after repairing or keep it? 

I have a friend that is specialist in painting and welding the more difficult things.
I asked him to repair this without removing the front screen.

Before


Sanding down we saw there has been worked before on that spot.


He removed al the bad rust and the foam.
It is clear that the galvanisation had a airtrap at that point.


He welded a plate in and sprayed it with some Motip spraycan I had provided.




The A-stile wil have some rustprevention inside this week.

I am busy preparing the car to be my daily driver.
The engine is good.
The rest sucks, but I am busy fixing everything the car needs me to fix.
Already planted €1200.- parts in the car wich is far more then I payed for it.

Greeets Herman
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« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2012, 03:08:43 pm »

Nice job.

I think you will not be bored during the winter.  Wink
But it is worth working a lot because another Murena will be saved. If I had more space for cars and more money...
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« Reply #25 on: October 16, 2012, 03:14:13 pm »

Almost there  Smiley
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« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2012, 04:49:12 pm »

Problem solved. Nice job. Smiley
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« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2012, 05:24:54 pm »

Same here.
Solved for the next decade

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