Thursday, September 16, 2010

Flitch top rail repair

When rot under the luggage bay seal retaining strip is left unattended, it results in rot in the underlying flitch tops. Repair panels do not appear to be available for this area so. if practicable, rot can be dealt with by cutting away the weak metal and letting in a strip of
If the rot extends very far down the flitch on torsion bar cars, a replacement flitch panel is the best (although very difficult and fairly expensive) option. On
McPherson strut cars, the flitch tops are the location for the strut top mounting; the replacement panels are very expensive and very difficult to fit.

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