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Rocker Panel Source ?
« on: September 10, 2012, 09:17:20 AM »
  Is there a source for new rocker panels? Cant seem to find a supplier
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Re: Rocker Panel Source ?
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2012, 01:17:44 PM »
Not yet. Parts like that aren't readily available for the Pinto as of yet.
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Re: Rocker Panel Source ?
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2012, 04:20:53 PM »
If the rockers are not to far gone cut out the damaged section and replace with hand formed parts. See some of the British Car Magazines for how to tips.The reason that in the U.K the Ministry of Transportation has inspections for rust and mechanical failures so, they either fix the car or pay someone else to do the work,or not keep the car.

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Re: Rocker Panel Source ?
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2012, 08:13:20 PM »
  Kinda guess that, the body guys says he can probably make something up, but its always easier and cheaper to use the right part if its available.
I think thats the first time I found a part I can get for my AMX but not for my Ford. But atleast Im use to the rejection!!

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Re: Rocker Panel Source ?
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 08:49:46 PM »
Pinto rockers are rarely shot beyond minor rust. Usually the car is junk & needs too much work if they are really bad. Try Fred Morgan for clean ones.
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