Door Skin Replacement

Well, that crappy passenger side rear door just isn’t going to work. I decided to remove the relatively good skin from the Biscayne parts car, and install it to the inner framework of the original door. The structure is just different enough from a 4-door “post” door, that modifying the other door would not be feasible. I cut the skin off just inside the overlapped edge, leaving the edge so I could retain the original look and not have to mess with grinding my welds perfectly straight. I split the panel right below the beltline trim, since the top portion of the door skin is a little different between the hard-top and the “post” sedan.  Welding all the seams for this panel was no picnic, and took quite a bit of time… but in the end, the door no longer had its twist, and it fit the car very well with nice gaps.  Of course, now I have to locate and make all the trim holes by hand since the Biscyane door does not have the same trim that the Impala does.

Door Skin Replacement

Door Skin Replacement

Door Skin Replacement


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