220SE rust repair, New sill panels

To celebrate the purchase of a new piece of equipment , 2.5 meter folding break, i got stuck in and made the two new outer sill panels. The originals are a mess of bashed in a rusted patches and have weakened the cars structure. The new onwes are made from 1.5mm Zincanneal steel and will last another 50 years without problems.

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This ugly Monster is pretty big at 2 tons . The Drivers side sill is pictured clamped into the break . To give an indication of the size,the sill is 2 meters long .

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This is my Temkplate for the section. From front to rear,the panel isn’t parrallel , it has a different profile from Front to rear . The right hand side of the template shown,is the rear of the sill panel and the left is the front.

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Front profile.

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Rear profile.

After this car is done I’ll have to paint the break….ha ha .

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