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Once the body was mounted to our jig, we cut out the floors, trimmed off the quarters, rear body panel, and roof skin. We are doing this project as if we were at home without the benefit of a complete body jig. We did not want to blow the entire car apart and start building from scratch, which requires a extensive jig, so we are doing the structural repairs in sections and are retaining some critical structure areas even though some of these areas will be replaced later. For example, the roof inner structure is severely pitted and pot-holed, but still is intact enough to support the skeleton. To prevent the car from collapsing, we are leaving the roof inner structure in place and will replace it later. We then sandblasted the body skeleton to find out what other metal might need to be replaced.