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MGC Replacing an Outer Wheel Well panel

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Anyone had to replace the outer Wheel Well sheet metal? I have to cut out to replace the right rear Wheel Well panel on my MGC. How difficult is it? I don't do welding so I was thinking of using metal bonding epoxy.

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Sorry, have never done that. But the little experience I have had with metal bonding adhesive has been positive. Especially in non-structural applications. I would think you'd be OK with it. Let us know how it works.

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We've had excellent results with the SEM 39747 panel bonding epoxy. Did some "unscientific" but practical testing before using it, bonded steel-to-steel pieces and aluminum/aluminum ones. Tortured the joints in various ways; bending the joined areas well beyond any 'real world' conditions, impacted the joints with a BFH, with no failure of the bonds.
 

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I also tried the 3m product. I had a group over to learn how to weld and told them about the product. I had glued various pieces of metal together and asked the group to test the bonding. NOBODY could get them apart. I don't know how many years they will last.
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