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Question Does this rocker line serve a purpose?

When modifying the 944 rocker panels does this seam serve a purpose or is it just where the front fender can be removed?



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Front fender.
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If I fill it when doing the 968 rocker thing it is no big deal then?

I will assume yes....Thanks.
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Filling it will not let you take the fenders off. Also the fenders move independen of the body so most likely any "fill" (bondo) will crack.
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He could weld them, no?
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Welding will burn the galvanizing off. Will start rusting real bad then.
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Interesting.

The fenders need some movement of their own.....


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I was thinking about masking off the 968 area and just spraying more texture coat then paint followed by clear. Just to build it up a little.

Welding never entered my mind BUT, there are ways to clean and prep to avoid rust post weld. Just more extensive than I want to get into.



I will have to consider this more methinks.
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