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Rear Panel Installation

  • Welding symbols
    : 2-Plate spot welding
    : 3-Plate spot welding
    : 4-Plate spot welding
    : MIG plug welding
    : MIG welding
    L= Welding length Unit: mm (in.)
  • ( ): The number of welds
  1. Clamp the new rear panel.
  1. Check the body dimensions.
  1. Tack weld the rear panel into position.
  1. Temporarily install the tailgate, then check for differences in level and clearance.
    Check the external parts fitting position. If necessary, check the taillight and the rear bumper positions. Make sure the body lines flow smoothly.
  1. Do the main welding.
    Weld the rear panel side stiffener (A) to the rear pillar gutter lower (B), and the rear pillar gutter upper stiffener (C).
  1. Weld the rear panel (A) to the rear pillar gutter lower (B), the rear frame (C), and the rear floor (D).