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Old 01-05-2006, 10:49 AM   #1
 
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My crx wont pass inspection because of rocker panel rot. The guy tells me the frame has rot on it also. Has anybody else had this problem? I know I can buy new rocker panels.
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Your CRX has come to the end of its lifespan, unless you want to spend a lot of money repairing the rust properly.
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Old 01-05-2006, 10:53 AM   #3
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Just buy a sticker from someone and dont even get it inpsected..
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I only saw rocker panel rot, I will have to ask him to show me frame rot. I am so pissed off right now.
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Your CRX has come to the end of its lifespan, unless you want to spend a lot of money repairing the rust properly.
I hate to say he is right, but he is right. This is the Y in the road.
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put it back to stock and drive it
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I made the mistake of taking off the rocker cover and leaving it off, the rot is is only seen then.
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I made the mistake of taking off the rocker cover and leaving it off, the rot is is only seen then.
Oh..just put it back on and take to someone else..
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Hey guys after a better inspection last night, I saw that thier is a 2x6 inch hole in the subfame under the driver side door. It looks like that is the only frame rot. Do you guys think its worth repairing? Like a idiot I redid the whole suspention and did not have the car hih enought to notice the rot. You can see the floor pan witch looks in good shape.
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just weld in a patch and paint it black, done.

some places even let it go w/ sheet metal and rivts if it's not a structual spot.

or you can get it properly fixed, like i did. .see below (it saved my **** that my uncle did all the work since he's in the profession).

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i stripped the interior in my EF and can see the road through the fender. its fun.
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