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      The rocker was replaced in the past and not enough attention was paid to door gap.The left side of the door bottom the gap is 1/2" to 3/16 at the right end.

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  The right door  has a wide to narrow gap 2/3 of the way across the bottom.The rocker panel was slit 1/2" below the door gap,the slit opened up with a flat chiesel to close the door gap and re-welded.Click on the picture for a larger look.Notice the stabler bar under the door.

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    Pictured is left door.No gap at the bottom and 1/4" on each side.Rockers were not installed to gap the doors properly.The crease lines are correct so will probably have to slit the rockers as was done on right side.

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     Looking at the hood like a clock 1,6,7 o'clock are rubbing.11 and 5 o'clock have a quarter inch gap.It looks like the front of the body is racked.Any suggestions are welcome.Going to try using a jack and 4X4 first to straighten the body.

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    Good idea but it didn't help.

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    I took the hood hinge off and found the body slot was wore.I repaired the slot but it didn't help the problem.

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    Another look at the hood.The middle is so tight it somtimes buckles when opening.

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   On this problem I ground the welds that holds the nose in place,spread the nose to widen the opening for the front of the hood and re-welded the nose panel.I also slit the fender on the right side 1/2" from the hood edge to close the gap and re-welded.