1957 Coupe de Ville Project

Now it's time to begin the body work. The passenger door apparently got water inside and the bottom of the skin rusted from the inside out. This is going to take a big patch.

The front right fender also has some rust damage on the lower rear edge that will have to be patched.

I will cut this area out of the front lower quarter panels and put patches in to eliminate the trim pieces that were originally there.

There is some rust damage around the back window and on the quarter panels where dirt and moisture accumlated under the stainless trim pieces.

Even though the trim will be retained, some of these areas will need some patches. The rockers also need a little attention.

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