[DeTomaso] Rear Wheel house rust repair advice needed ..

MikeLDrew at aol.com MikeLDrew at aol.com
Mon Jun 22 02:34:48 EDT 2009

In a message dated 6/21/09 17 40 14, andriykoisg at yahoo.ca writes:

> I am grateful for your advice because of your experience.  That is 
> exactly what I need.

It sounds to me like you can easily get away with just using the factory 
repair piece, as opposed to replacing the entire wheelhouse.

What you need is the parts assembly #32 on this page:


It's the vulnurable part of the inner wheelhouse, coupled with the mounts 
for the upper A-arm and the upper shock mount.   You could easily get away 
with cutting away the original metal below the shock/A-arm mounts, I suspect.

Note that the part referenced above isn't available anymore, except within 
the context of the entire inner wheelhouse assembly.   That assembly lists 
for $3000-ish for the front half and $3000-ish for the back half--and they 
are only available together as a single assembly!

Obviously a smaller repair piece will be vastly preferable.


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