<VV> One for the nerds

Hugo Miller hugo at aruncoaches.co.uk
Sun Dec 1 07:28:06 EST 2019

I did notice that there are no drain holes in this framework. But there 
is no rust either, so obviously not a problem. I also strongly suspect 
they are only 'sealed' to stop drumming. It seems to be silicone rather 
than seam sealer.

On 2019-12-01 03:24, jim bannister wrote:
> Would sealing it create a place for condensation to puddle and create 
> a
> potential rust spot?
> Jim '66 turbovert
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> I am in the process of respraying my 1964 convertible. Currently
> working on the front hood (I shall shortly be able to announce 
> whether
> it has holes for the lettering!). But for now I'm working on the
> underside. The 'brace' panel underneath is sort of like an 'X' shape,
> leaving triangular sections of the upper panel exposed to view. All 
> of
> the triangles on my car are seam-sealed against the upper panel, 
> except
> for the front one. Is that an intentional omission? Or should I seal 
> it
> before I paint it?
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