F. 1959 MGA Restoration Sill Construction
Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
I also bought a full 5'x9' sheet of 18 gauge steel for making parts. I made some inner sills out of the sheet since I was not satisfied with the 20 gauge inner sills I had purchased. I did use the purchased sills as a pattern to make the new ones.
There are two large holes along each inner sill with indentions to make them stronger. I punched the holes with a hole cutter and made a tool to help shape the indentions. I tested it on some scrap metal and it worked!
I made the inner sills all one piece. I know this was not how the original part was made, but I think it will be better as one piece. I used a cutter from Harbor Freight to cut out the parts.
Now I need to get a better welder so I can install my parts!