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Post  Steve G on Tue May 06, 2014 11:05 am

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Post  Mk3rob on Tue May 06, 2014 4:27 pm

I think it really depends on how load bearing they are.

I had a couple that were starting to go that way.
Mind you a 3lb club hammer and a coat of paint worked wonders.

Mine was not on a restoration at the time mind you, oh and I cant weld Rolling Eyes 
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Post  Steve G on Tue May 06, 2014 4:56 pm

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Post  Ferretboy221 on Tue May 06, 2014 8:11 pm

I had one on the very rear left hand upright of my mk2 obviously been full of water and frozen (it lived outside in the middle of a go kart track for several years) I ended up slitting the corner with a 1mm disk flattening the corresponding faces and grinding any excess due to stretching and then welded the corner - tidied up, you wouldn't know anything had happened and is still as strong as its fully welded.
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