|Remove Weld Points|
Before removing the outer panel, mark the installation position with tape.
Before removing the outer panel, establish its exact position in relation to the window frame using a reference marker, etc.
|*a||Positioning Tape||*b||Installation Position|
After grinding off the hemming location, remove the outer panel.
|*a||Disc Sander||*b||Hemming Location|
|Spot MIG Weld|
Before temporarily installing the new parts, apply body sealer to the reinforcement, side impact protection beam and backside of the new parts.
Do not close the drain hole.
Apply sealer evenly about 10 mm (0.39 in.) from the flange and 3 mm (0.12 in.) in diameter on the outer panel and apply just enough sealer for the reinforcement to make contact.
|*1||REAR DOOR PANEL OUTER||-||-|
|*a||Drain Hole||*b||10 mm (0.39 in.)|
Bend the flange hem with a wooden hammer and dolly.
Bend the panel gradually so as not to distort it.
|*a||Positioning Tape||*b||Cloth Tape|
After welding, apply body sealer to the corresponding parts. (See the painting/coating)
After applying the top coat, apply anti-rust agent to the internal panel portion of the closed section structural weld points.