How to PROPERLY Repair a Rust Hole in your Car or Truck (DIY for Beginners)

Datum objavljivanja: 29. Tra 2020.
Rust hole removal and repair. Repairing a rust hole in your car is something that should be done quickly to prevent it from spreading. You can easily do this at home with some practice and get the results you see in this video. I teach you the basics of what welder you want to use and how to weld so you can get started. I answer questions like, should you butt weld or lap weld floor panels? Rust is common at the wheel wells, quarter panels, rocker panels, and floor boards of cars and in this video I show the proper and most thorough way to remove and repair rust.
Buying this car for $300:
Rust Repair WITHOUT a Welder:
Cheap Flux Core Welder:
Cheap MIG Gas Welder:
Welder I Used:
Vent Tubing:
Full Face Respirator w/ Filters:
Rust Paint:
Sheet Metal Nibbler:
Angle Grinder:
Wire Wheel:
Digital Caliper:
Socket Set:

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  • god he is so american, dont even bother with the mask or googles.

  • Thanks!

  • Where did you get the roof gasket been looking for one for years?

  • 18:47 Is that a Hummvee?

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  • This makes me to give up on buying used cars :))

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  • Excellent video man. I didnt know ANYTHING about this process and you just brought me through it expertly like a father teaching a son. You couldn't have made it more easy to understand. Definitely made me feel comfortable enough to try doing it after watching. Loved the video.

  • 7:13 looks like africa lol

  • The flintstones really needed this guy 😂🤷🏻‍♂️

  • What about fiberglass cloth and body putty? Wouldn’t that be easier and last just about forever?

    • Theres a higher chance of moistures getting inside the fiber glass or body filler than there is of the new metal rusting out

  • great video but scrap that heap hahah

  • Where can I pick up a sheet metal nibbler

  • 11:57 Is there a reason why you wouldn't trace the shape from underneath from the start instead of eyeballing it from the top then refining it later? Genuine question.

  • Chris you said youre going to install the turbo someday... Still waiting after 10 months

  • Come on Chris you forgot the number one step getting a tetanus shot smh

  • The rust hole looks like Africa?????

  • LOL,,,,, mine has rust,,,,,, And i love watching his videos !!!! Thank you Chris !!!!!

  • Don't usually comment on video, but that was the best video on how to do welding( floor panels ) that I have seen yet

  • and to this day.. we dont have the turbo installation😔

  • "Cut And Butt"

  • Do not talk sooo much , do your bot

  • Chris could really use some Rust-eze

  • The shape looks like Africa

  • is it me or did i see a kill switch on the right seat

  • I have rust on the wheel wells on my truck. No rust anywhere else I'm going to figure it out ....maybe lol

  • Enthusiasm 10/10 Positivity 10/10 Welding skill 3/10

  • Ok question: where to get Del Sol weatherstrip anymore?!

  • Very detailed.

  • Huh, so that’s why I never got good welds on body panels on my project car. I’m using my grandfathers welding mask, and I’m completely blind with it, even when welding the vision is dim and I can’t even tell if I’m welding in the right place, lol. Probably should get a new helmet. It could also be that I’m using a flux core welder, but whatever.

  • I hope this gives people the confidence to just try things. thats how you learn! great video

  • please no one weld like this for anything but floor panel or non structural welds. Its not safe.

  • A verry verry good teacher. Thumbs up for you.

  • That’s a horrible weld not good at all

  • Where do I get weather stripping for an eclipse?

  • Where's the turbo kit vid?

  • Forgot to mention that when tacking you need more voltage and less wire speed so you get a lot of heat but not a lot of material

  • Very great video. Thanks for the detail. Great job!

  • Pop rivets and glue is way cheaper

  • Alot of wořk for sn old car?

  • Just so everyone knows, that’s not considered good welding...good thing it was under the seat.

  • Good, africa is no more

  • Chris has like 8 hands I swear

  • Where did you get the weather stripping Chris?

    • A fan got it from a junkyard for me!

  • 30:39 Damn dude don't nut yourself!

  • oh god that typical Del Sol lower quarter panel rot. I don't miss those days, but I do miss my Del Sol

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  • When is the turbo kit gonna be installed

  • I have too many holes in my Dakota:( frame is ok tho

  • My school teacher would have killed me if my welds had looked like that. 😅 But anyways nice job 👍

    • Voltage too low or wire speed too high?

  • When you said : If your hole is really big , My wife screamed : Is he talking about me again ? ....

  • Man, as a del sol owner, there is no way to stop it leaking, also great vids man

  • chris:say 100 buck is cheap me trying to get 30$ :(

  • I love your enthusiasm Chris. You always have a lot of good information. You always make it seem so simple to do stuff. Love nibblers. They're the bee's knees for working on sheet metal..

  • I'm wondering where he gets all his cars?!?! Otherwise these videos are very good - the best part is that this Chris lad is very meticulous and dosent want to "take short cuts" thats the best and most informative for me at least.

  • Thank you, such a clear explanation!!!

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  • Anybody notice flat right front tire on that hummer in the background?

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  • do I need welder glasses to watch this?

  • He's like NileRed, you watch just to listen lol (but you do learn)

  • good video ,,, but seriously ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, calm down.

  • Does anyone know where I can get window weatherstrips for a 93 Honda Civic sedan

  • Hey chris. I saw you talking about the turbo kit. When do u plan to show us how?

  • Sheet metal work is my weakness. I feel more confident now.

  • Anyone else notice Africa in the thumbnail? :/

  • When are you installing that turbo kit? I think that would be a neat video.

  • So, did you move to NJ from Philly? The way you pronounce "water" as "wooder" is classic Philly. Is it also just classic NJ?

  • I have a question for you I have a truck with some rust on the bed of the truck on the out side on the driver side is that fixable or I have to replace the whole bed if you could give me an answer I would be very thankful.

  • Why does the hole in the thumbnail look like Africa?

  • 7:12 Toto - Africa tune starts playing

  • Is there a proper way to repair a rusted hole on my heart? :(

  • whe youte going to instal the freaking turbo kit

    • he recently hyped it up on insta, so soon maybe

  • Clutch replacement on del sol?

  • 5:22 I bless the rust down in Africa :^)

  • Thought this would take 100 men or more

    • yeah a few of the guys might be tools

    • You don't need that many tools to get it done!

  • Chevy Silverado owners know what you’re talking about

  • Very nicely done.

  • Re the nibbler. Get a magnetic pickup to clear the swath. It gets everywhere!!

  • Wery nice work. Thanks for the video.

  • Still waiting on the turbo video install! Cant wait to see this del sol be taken to the track❤️

  • Would you do a car raffle ? I’d love to win a car that you worked on lol

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  • Im so excited for the turbokit Video :D

  • When u gonna do the turbo

  • too much talking and i hate talking

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  • Legend Chris

  • A good tip I learned in welding school, the thinner the metal, more tacks you should use

  • I love this kid's enthusiasm.....

  • It doesn't really matter I guess but there is one thing I would recommend people do when cutting the rust out. If you leave a radius instead of leaving sharp edges around your cutout it reduces the risk for cracking in the corners.

  • Can't wait to see the turbo del sol project!! *You're awsome, man!!*

  • bruh the del sol is like the forgotten middle child

  • Can i use JB weld instead of an actual welder?

  • That KN 95 Mask is overkill for just dust particles. I think you need to research more.

  • Great video

  • Good info but tone it down a bit. Way too animated! Meant as positive criticism.

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