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Brake Reservoir Shelf Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:50 pm     Views: 15      Rating: Not rated

The small crimp on the front edge was pushed in 1/2" before I started. Lots of tapping to work the edge out because it's two layers of metal. I used a long socket as a dolly to smooth out the bead. This is about 75% finished in this pic. Later, I welded a short bead on top of the crimp and filed the edge.

People aren't kidding when they say "don't buy a car with a shelf dent" because you aren't going to fix it easily without taking the body off the pan. Luckily, I had so much rust it was necessary to take the body off. See how I turned that into lemonade? lol 1957 lowlight Ghia

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