Rear sill rot

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denssity
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Rear sill rot

Post by denssity » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:16 pm

Recieved an email today off fordpartsuk to advise rear inner sills are no longer available :evil: does this mean my puma has to be scrapped now or could a welder fabricate summit?
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Rear sill rot

Post by tuonokid » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:24 pm

It could all be fabricated if your repair person's skilled enough.
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Rear sill rot

Post by denssity » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:27 pm

The chassis looks ok my vin number has disintegrated and those rear sills are shocking the rest of the car is spot on I desperately want to keep it on the road
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Rear sill rot

Post by tuonokid » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:48 pm

The worst place for it to go is on the rear chassis rail around the rear beam mount brackets. If there is rot on this I wouldn't bother trying to repair it.
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2001 ColOrado red Puma 1.7, work in progress.
Westfield SEIW 1800 Zetec.
Building Westfield SEI 2.0 Zetec Blacktop on TBs.
Fiesta Style 1.25
Aprilia Tuono Factory.
1975 Yamaha TY80
Now working on my sons Anglia 105e

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Rear sill rot

Post by denssity » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:54 pm

I'll have a look you don't have a pic do you of where I should be looking?
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Rear sill rot

Post by tuonokid » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:09 pm

If you look at my build thread on the first page it's the 12th photo down. On the photo it's not the panel that's cut out (although that may be rotted as well) but the rail above it which is in thicker gauge steel and has the 4 holes in it for the axle/beam bracket.
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2001 ColOrado red Puma 1.7, work in progress.
Westfield SEIW 1800 Zetec.
Building Westfield SEI 2.0 Zetec Blacktop on TBs.
Fiesta Style 1.25
Aprilia Tuono Factory.
1975 Yamaha TY80
Now working on my sons Anglia 105e

My Project Link - http://www.projectpuma.com/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=23509" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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