[T3] Rust!

Dave Hall dave at hallvw.clara.co.uk
Sat Apr 21 15:30:29 PDT 2012

It was to quieten the engine noise transfer to the inside - as if that's a
bad sound to hear!

UK VW Type 3&4 Club

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[mailto:type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org] On Behalf Of Brent
Sent: 21 April 2012 16:45
To: type3 at vwtype3.org
Subject: Re: [T3] Rust!

On 4/21/12 7:20 AM, Art Sterrett wrote:
> It appears that when these cars were built that they filled that area with
foam which makes it about impossible to cut and weld new metal into that
area.  I would like to hear from any of you who have had experience with
this problem and what you've done to slow the rust down or stop it.

I saw some pictures awhile back of a guy who straightened out a wire coat
hanger and put a small (maybe 1/2") 90 degree bend in the end.  
Then attached the straight end to an electric drill to get the foam out from
the inside.  It really worked cutting the foam out.  Seems like that foam
was a bad idea to have in there in the first place.
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