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Is there an easy way to patch the floor?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by gpd4, Jul 12, 2001.

  1. gpd4

    gpd4 Registered Member

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    I noticed the draw bar for my trailer hitch hanging out in front of the rear tire with only the carpet keeping it inside. Is there a good (and still sort of cheap and easy) way to patch those corners where the front floor steps up to the rear floor?

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  2. outlaw612

    outlaw612 1/2 ton status

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    I just went through that about 3 months ago, I couldnt find the inner or outer corner anywhere. I fabricated mine out of .070 steel. It isnt too difficult of a task if you have access to a torch, welder and grinder. Other than that I cant be much help.
     
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    you could try some fiberglass. I was going to do this on mine, but just haven't gotten to it yet

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  4. tRustyK5

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    That particular section of floor is where the seatbelt anchors bolt to...I really don't think fibreglass would be a good idea there. I fabbed up some new corners out of 0.133 mild steel and patched it in. I made em nice and big so they could double as a place to mount the legs of a roll bar in the future...

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