Chassis Welding – Part 1
The following photos show the start of the chassis repair work.
New section let into rear chassis section – while this section was cut out a crack alongside the spring mounting bush was also welded up. Apparently a common problem on the Rebel.
Patched up the rear crossbrace.
new rear outrigger tacked in place
rear outrigger – note wider top section which will take the lower mounting for the rollbar and also the seatbelt reels.
front outrigger also tacked in situ.
Chopping out the area of the passenger side front chassis that had badly corroded from the battery leaking.
The pitting runs along the bottom of the chassis rail as far as the gearbox crossbrace.