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    I think my Legnum might be on its way to car heaven.

    Got underneath it the other day to replace a suspension arm and noticed a bit of rusty metal on the floor.

    I started poking and prodding with my fingers, using the same pressure as you'd use to enter your pin number and a large chunk fell off the underside.

    I then started knocking the front bumper (like you would on someone's front door) and the crumbling sounds were heartbreaking.

    The strut towers have daylight showing through them in the normal areas (leading edge)

    And I'm starting to think a chunk of the floor pan is soft as cheddar cheese.
    Not taken the side skirts off yet as I'm afraid as to what I'll find

    I'm at a bit of a loss now as to what to do, I don't think my pockets are deep enough to have her welded, but the odometer is showing 95.5k (don't know if this is kms, miles, or both)

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    Maybe a reshell? Have a look in the parts for sale area.

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    I live in the middle of a town with only one driveway space. That would be very difficult for me

    I've got the tooling to do it, but not the space

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    Quote Originally Posted by russhowe View Post
    I live in the middle of a town with only one driveway space. That would be very difficult for me

    I've got the tooling to do it, but not the space

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    Its a rare car ,how many do you see on the road ? i though about giving up but a few afternoons work , save it if you can

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    @ianturbo how did you ensure the new strut tops were in the exact same place and orientation as the originals?
    '97 Manual Legnum in silver with some subtle mods

    My first VR4 - '97 Legnum Dark Green & mean ...it was love at first sight - now sold

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    They are spot welded in , drill the spot welds out and spot weld them back in , i seam welded them lower down behind the lower strutt ,

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