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Old 07-25-2018, 03:08 AM   #1
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What to do?

I bought this 95 international blue bird 3800 for $1500. The t444e only has 200k on it. However I need to patch these holes up and I was wondering what the best way to do so would be. Also how should I go about it with the sealant between the panels. Also ideas for the steps? Looking like Iím gonna have to replace them I also have to rip up the drivers seat area. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-25-2018, 07:02 AM   #2
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Well I wanted it done right so I wanted patches welded in after rust treatment. If you check out the Thomas vista 1992 conversion thread I showed some pictures of what I did.
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Old 07-25-2018, 09:24 AM   #3
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Gotta patch in new metal.
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Old 07-25-2018, 11:31 PM   #4
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Alright thank yuh very much. A buddy of mine said he would do the welding work for a smoke up and some brews
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Old 08-04-2018, 05:25 PM   #5
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not the worst rust I've seen would recommend welding if you have the skills or friends, grind out that rust and ospho it, will look a lot better
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Old 08-04-2018, 06:59 PM   #6
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Well I wanted it done right so I wanted patches welded in after rust treatment. If you check out the Thomas vista 1992 conversion thread I showed some pictures of what I did.

Grind and clean up weldment areas weld in patches THEN ospho rusted areas
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