With the shell mounted on the spit it was wheeled outside and pressure washed so I could see how bad and how much rust there is.
Pressure washed, ready to look at
Front nearside chassis leg – common rot spot. The square hole was covered by a plastic cover under the underseal!
This is the worst bit the main chassis leg rotten right through – worryingly all hidden by the factory underseal.
Back end is better,
The rear is pretty solid, even the sills weren’t as bad as I first feared but will still need a lot of patching.