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Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
#762826 June 26th 2020 7:48 am
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I think I better nip this in the bud before it gets worse. I do not have the resources to fix this myself so I'm going to have to find a local body shop that will do this kind of work. Most shops just want to fix accident damage. Unfortunately the guy the redid Wookee's early Chevy closed up his shop in Bel Air, MD. I may know of another place near Annapolis that can do it. I'm going to have the windshield pulled as well and have it all redone.

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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #762838 June 26th 2020 1:52 pm
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Yep...
Lazy shops that just want to work off of insurance estimates so they can cut corners.

My truck got rear ended when it was 3 weeks old.
The body shop sent the bumper out to get refurbished.
The refurbishing shop replaced the chrome panels with reworked used ones, and put on a new plastic cap that doesn't fit right.
$1,300 was the insurance payout.
???
I could have gotten a new, welded, one piece, diamond plate bumper for that kind of money.

I know a guy that could fix that up like new, but he's way down here in Texas.


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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #762868 June 27th 2020 12:22 am
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Same here, I know of a shop here in VA, possibly two shops, but I know that don't help ya much. Hope you get it sorted.


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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
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Found a place in Harwood, MD (near Annapolis) called Rehab Customs. They are currently working up an estimate for the work. I kinda sorta know the owner in a roundabout way.
They are a very busy shop which I find to be a good sign. Lots of hot rods and muscle cars.

https://www.rehabcustoms.com/


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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #763060 July 01st 2020 10:11 am
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Originally Posted by NateB
Found a place in Harwood, MD (near Annapolis) called Rehab Customs. They are currently working up an estimate for the work. I kinda sorta know the owner in a roundabout way.
They are a very busy shop which I find to be a good sign. Lots of hot rods and muscle cars.

https://www.rehabcustoms.com/



That place looks great.....and is close to me


Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
Lee7673 #763068 July 01st 2020 11:13 am
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Originally Posted by Lee7673
Originally Posted by NateB
Found a place in Harwood, MD (near Annapolis) called Rehab Customs. They are currently working up an estimate for the work. I kinda sorta know the owner in a roundabout way.
They are a very busy shop which I find to be a good sign. Lots of hot rods and muscle cars.

https://www.rehabcustoms.com/



That place looks great.....and is close to me


Cool man! Yep...I got the estimate and gave them a deposit. They can start on it in a couple of weeks. I'm stoked about getting that rust taken car of!


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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #764148 July 29th 2020 10:23 am
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Nate that's NOTHING....I can show you the cancer on my '73, which has gotten worse sitting near the beach here in So Cal. I have been searching for a donor to replace the entire upper forward LH section with no success. I fully expect that I will be paying through the nose for someone with good English Wheel skills as well as sheet metal welding to get the whole thing along with the drip rail re-done.

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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #764151 July 29th 2020 11:17 am
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Holy shrit!


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Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #764159 July 29th 2020 3:59 pm
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Yeah tell me about it.....I don't even wanna THINK about the coin it's gonna take to make all that good again.

Re: Yikes - Rust forming in gutter above windshield
NateB #765064 August 27th 2020 4:49 am
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Get my van back hopefully this Friday! I'll post pics.


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