As you may know my 1993 Acura Vigor had some pretty bad water leaks into the trunk due to rust issues. To repair them I needed to do a little body work. In this video I show how to do body work using ‘hack’ methods to get you by. In order to do this ‘properly’ it would have been best to cut out the old rusted material and weld in new metal. I didn’t feel that my $500 Acura Vigor was worth that effort so I did what you see here in this video. As stated this method works very well for floor pans or other areas where you’re not necessarily going to see the finished product. Honestly, I don’t think things turned out so bad, in fact, I have a new appreciation for the car now that I’ve done this work, despite the fact that the paint doesn’t’ match. Perhaps one day I’ll go back and finish it properly and respray the entire car. For now, I have other work to do to keep this car in good working order.
Camera: Brian Kast
If you want to see how real body work is done? Check out my friend Donnie Smith’s channel.
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Finding Water Leaks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tecuW9cB-Xk
Introduction to my Acura Vigor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgKqLr353VY
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Finding and Fixing Leaks: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/finding-and-fixing-leaks
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