View Full Version : Rusted rocker under right fender

08-17-2006, 02:02 PM
So I got lucky with the drivers side fender - but not the passenger side.

DPO used thin metal screws to hold the fender on in the middle top and then put bondo over the top of it. The bottom rocker looks like this, but worse (not my car - actual photos to follow).

Uh oh!

08-17-2006, 06:28 PM
Yep, that's what that scuttle vent drain does in there, and/or if the splash panel is leaking and letting stuff get in... After a little mud builds up between fender and rocker, clogging further drainage, rust finds it's perfect home! It's possible to just replace the forward part of the rocker, if the rearward sections are still solid. But, also check the A-post to be sure some hasn't found it's way up there, and the inner rocker (vertical part facing the frame rail).