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Old October 2nd, 2007, 02:00 PM
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Craig Dickson
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Third Brake Light Support Bar

I have a 95 softtop with the third brake light that is attached to the support bar that always seems to rust out. I took the bar off and started grinding to find out the rust goes all the way through in one area. It also appears that I will be grinding until I am old to get to bare metal so sandblasting is in order. The question is I can buy a new one for $380 or have mine snadblasted, some metal welded in place and possibly some bondo action and repaint. Am I wasting my time with this or should I bite the bullet and buy a new one?
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 02:15 PM
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Ron Peppard was selling one recently.. maybe its in better condition then yours? Better then paying $380 for a new one..
1966 Series IIa "Olive"
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 02:17 PM
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Fix and have it galvanized.
*not legal advice*
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