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Old 12-03-2011, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by cj.surr View Post
What has to be done to repair the footwells? I would think that you just need sheetmetal welded in?
To do it right, you have to replace the ENTIRE floorboard, including the seat support sections. Just finding a usable part is hard, and taking the interior and underside of the car apart to remove the rusted pieces and prep it for the new is pretty much a job best done on a chassis rotisserie.

The E24s are notorious for rust problems. That's why a rust-free example brings a substantial premium. My E24 has rust that will have to be addressed. Not as bad as those from the NE where salt is used, but it's there.
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