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hi doug2stanger here
done with my 68 coupe. now for work
on swmbo 65 coupe. i have heard alot of comments
about keeping all original sheet metal possible. what
are your opinions on just welding on the 9 inch by
around 48 inch lower door skin. will it be hard to seal it
on the inside anyone tried this? thanks

douglas rhine of nebraska
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Those things are impossible to fit. And blending the seam is a nightmare. The BEST method is to bite the bullet and get some Arizona/New Mexico doors. Or perhaps using small patches on your current door.

I ended up with entire skins on my doors, however I would have saved money at the body shop if I patched my old ones or paid the price for rust free doors.

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I thought about doing that but ended up replacing the whole skin on the passenger side so I wouldn't have
to fight a seam line. Wasn't bad, just a good bit of hammer and dolly work to get it all lined up. Drivers door
only had one hole so welded in a patch, took longer than replacing the whole skin.
 
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