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Old 05-25-2013, 10:43 AM   #11
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took it to a local welder for an estimate ($400)
but!!! get this, i found a guy with a shop that will show me how to weld in a new rocker panel, i just need to bring in the supplies and pay the shop fee. ($67) and he'll show me his MIG welder. found a whole panel from andy's auto sport for around $35 + $35 for shipping. i think ill just paint both sides black in the end.
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The real "fix" would be for Ford to use galvanized steel for this area.

Let's see, plain painted steel 5 inches away from rocks flying at 60Mph kicked up from the road mixed with saltwater. Mmm real smart there!!!!
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Would the rockauto rocker panels be long enough to do entire rocker panels? i know the is a little section by the front wheel i assume is extra piece
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The real "fix" would be for Ford to use galvanized steel for this area.

Let's see, plain painted steel 5 inches away from rocks flying at 60Mph kicked up from the road mixed with saltwater. Mmm real smart there!!!!
It rusts from the inside. I recently painted my rocker panels. When I started wire-wheeling off the paint and stone guard, I discovered a spot where the stone guard and paint were still there, but there was no sheet metal behind it. I cut a piece of sheet metal, tacked it in place, and used fiber-reinforced bondo over the top.
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