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Because of the extensive body and frame rot, the panel and door gaps were way off. The top was practically welded in place, and structurally keeping the car from sagging any further. Before any metal replacement work started, the panels had to be lined up, and the doors gaps set properly, so we could be sure the new sheetmetal would be installed right. Using a pair of floor jacks on each side, and with the car supported on jackstands underneath its suspension, we gently applied lift to the frame to get everything lined back up properly.