I have a 99 spec miata.
Here is my dilemma I bought this car about 2 years ago got a good season out of here then Tore her down and didn't have much time due to work to get all this put back together. Even worse didn't have the money to pay someone to repair it.
ISSUES: Front frame rail is rusted in front of the sub frame mounts, It was a salvage title from water damage btw.
This is the start of finding the rust. I was planning on replacing all the parts but wasn't sure how bad it was. So i kept searching. This was all the rust found and cut out. The Other side was almost the exact same...... UGGGGGHHHHH
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So was on to the hopeful fix in the DIY realm. I found sheet metal that was the same thickness as the OEM spec and bent a inner and outer skin and welded them into place. Only to find that the remaining OEM material is just so contaminated that all it does is blow holes in it. So here is my tack in.....
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Now the Real question is I know it looks bad and its not safe but figured i would give it a shot. I have failed so I am here at this point now.
What are all the parts that I need to replace the inner and outer pieces of the lower frame rail now. ( the upper appron is in perfect shape btw)
This is the parts list that I have put together. I already have the stabilizer brackets On order.