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Post by Wrighty57 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:37 pm

Hi all,
Can anybody advise on the best way to repair the bottom of B post/seatbelt fixing without body off. Mine has complete rusted away.

Thanks in advance

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Post by scimmy_man » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:44 pm

search roll hoop or roll tubes

lots of details and photos

first I found

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"B" post repair

Post by philhoward » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:51 pm

Which model?

In short, remove the seatbelt reel, carpet around it, the trim panel that goes up the side (beside the rear seat), and cut out a large piece of fibreglass. Repair, then glass the removed section back in. Better to make one huge cut than a small one and then have to do another to get a bit more access with the angle grinder/welder...

A 5a has been repaired with an access hole cut through from the rear wheelarch (Oaksey) but some very good pics have come from a GTC (Corky) replacement. Probably several others that I've forgotten..


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Post by Wrighty57 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:09 pm

Thanks everyone for all the info. Probably will attack this problem from inside got to strip drivers side first cos iam guessing that will be in the same condition.



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