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How to skin a Fastback: Fitting and Welding the New Passenger Side Quarter Panel

This one has been a long time coming. I'm finally putting the new quarter panel skin on the passenger side. After looking at the rusty hole in the old panel for about 5 years, and figuring out how I could or should replace it for over a year, I'm finally going to put this thing on. 
I'm not going to pretend this was easy. It took about 65 hours of work just to get to this point in the pic below, and there is still a huge hole in the car.

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