|These are the spacers between the sill bracket and the body outrigger.|
The chemical reaction between the aluminium and steel has caused a quite
thick layer of crud (actual name for this anyone) to form on top and bottom
significantly increasing the overall spacer thickness.
before and after cleaning. Now 3mm smaller and certainly back to the original
size. Did this reaction have the power to stretch the bolts and alter the body position?
Really must buy one of those new-fangled digital vernier calipers from Aldi for a tenner.
|Taken after removal of the the body section, this clearly shows the |
cut point in front of the rear outrigger and the level of corrosion at the
joint between the sill and the B post / shut face panel.
You can see from their facial expressions that these guys genuinely believe that I'm totally nuts.
machine is still to be let loose.