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2G 99 Eclipse Strut Tower Repair

Posted by galaxycrowd, May 23, 2019

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  1. galaxycrowd

    galaxycrowd Probationary Member

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    i just picked up this bad boy for 500 bucks 99 eclipse turbo everything is great on it except the strut tower did a little repair job this weekend
     
  2. ThunderChild

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    Hole-y crap. I'd have taken that car to the scrap after stripping it, good job on the repair! Any other rust on the car?
     

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  3. galaxycrowd

    galaxycrowd Probationary Member

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    Thank you the rest of the car is clean no rust eventually I may cut out a whole nother strut tower from another eclipse and weld it in but this is solid it's not going no where
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2019
  4. dustyboner

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    Did you patch that with stainless?
     
  5. galaxycrowd

    galaxycrowd Probationary Member

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    Yes dusty
     
  6. dustyboner

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    I thought so That a good idea. it should hold up way better. What gauge did you use?
     
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  8. Tiki2777

    Tiki2777 Proven Member

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    Did you weld...directly on top of the fender flange?
     

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  9. galaxycrowd

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    Yeah i had to was nothing else to weld it to l put a light bead on that area in case I have to remove the fender
     

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