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Old 03-23-2014, 07:55 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Mixter View Post
+1 on this view point. That aint good. BUT if that's the only place, and is accessible, then should be a fairly easy fix. That said, I'd put my wager that its not the only place....
I have a strong feeling that there is more that is just as bad. I haven't even checked under the bathroom which is notorious for having issues. I'm going to just cut my losses and sell her off as a project (aka fixer upper) trailer.

Thank you all for your input....except for that one guy and his wire brush idea.

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Old 03-23-2014, 08:05 PM   #16
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The back end is usually the worst and your pics are from the front?


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Old 03-23-2014, 08:50 PM   #17
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Yes I was joking. Didn't you know a wire brush fixes all

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Old 03-24-2014, 02:15 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by DirtyMartini View Post
That is on the left side of the door. Here is some clearer pics i just took.
The bottom of your main rail is rusted away & the "boxing" plate is cracked at one of the holes. This repair work could be done with the body on, however based on what I see, & my experience with the typical frame problems of this era, you're likely to have more issues. Take the complete bellypan off & assess the whole frame before coming to a conclusion.

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