Bodywork 
The rear quarter looks so much better now
The rear quarter looks so much better now
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Not even a hint of a ripple
Not even a hint of a ripple
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A light coat of black guide coat to aid sanding
A light coat of black guide coat to aid sanding
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Nice effect, I might keep it like that. Not!
Nice effect, I might keep it like that. Not!
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Some surface rust was found at the bottom of the OSR quater. Looks like I've caught it well in time though.
Some surface rust was found at the bottom of the OSR quater. Looks like I've caught it well in time though.
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My car suffered from the fairly common fault of the spot welds failing at the bottom of the B pillar.
My car suffered from the fairly common fault of the spot welds failing at the bottom of the B pillar.
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Sanding the primer. It's a dirty job, but needs doing well to ensure the best possible finish
Sanding the primer. It's a dirty job, but needs doing well to ensure the best possible finish
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Finished sanding the high build primer here, and I've just broken through in a few areas. That'll get sorted later.
Finished sanding the high build primer here, and I've just broken through in a few areas. That'll get sorted later.
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The other side got the same sanding treatment.
The other side got the same sanding treatment.
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High build primer is almost transparent here, showing that my filler work was pretty much spot on.
High build primer is almost transparent here, showing that my filler work was pretty much spot on.
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Here I am feathering out the edges of the high build primer
Here I am feathering out the edges of the high build primer
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All the repair work is now done on these panels, so it's on to the next stage.
All the repair work is now done on these panels, so it's on to the next stage.
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My baby sander. Ideal for small areas like inside the boot aperture.
My baby sander. Ideal for small areas like inside the boot aperture.
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Rear bumper mounts.
These hadn't rusted away like some I've seen.
Rear bumper mounts.
These hadn't rusted away like some I've seen.
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Tailgate wiring is a bit of a nightmare as it plugs in right down near the rear lights. I left some bits of wire in place so I could draw the bunch of cables back through later.
Tailgate wiring is a bit of a nightmare as it plugs in right down near the rear lights. I left some bits of wire in place so I could draw the bunch of cables back through later.
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When doing a job of this size, it's good practice to label everything well so you know where it goes when you've finished. Photographic documentation is also a good idea.
When doing a job of this size, it's good practice to label everything well so you know where it goes when you've finished. Photographic documentation is also a good idea.
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