Firewall 29/9/17—11/2/18

Hudsons have a brace across the firewall that is spot welded on. I wanted to widen this brace so I could hide all the wiring inside it. After I picked off the original one, it left the firewall in a mess. There were also many holes that I wanted closed, including all the windscreen wiper mechanism slots and holes.
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Firewall
Firewall
Firewall
Firewall
Firewall Brace
I got my old mate Danny at Resort Trailers to fold me up a new brace, then I put about 40+ nutserst in the firewall to hold it on.
Firewall Brace
After all the welding and grinding, out comes the bog. Some more grinding, some hammering and dollying (like a REAL panel beater!) and a trial fit of the…
Firewall Brace
Firewall Brace
Make the mounts for the vertical braces, too. Job done!
Firewall Inside Brace
Inside the cab, there is another brace that goes from the firewall to the bottom of the dash where the steering column is mounted: