METAL BODY REPAIR - OD1653 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
(3) Roof Panel Assembly. The roof panel is one of the largest body
panels, but it is also one of the simplest in construction. Usually, the
roof is a onepiece steel construction. Some Army combattype wheeled
vehicles have a canvas top.
(4) Floor Pan Assembly. The floor pan is composed of several smaller
panels that are welded together or secured to one another by bolts to form
one single unit, as shown in figure 2. Most floor pans are irregularly
shaped. They are indented or formed into bends to give strength to the
entire floor structure.
FIGURE 2. FLOOR PAN ASSEMBLY
(5) Rear Quarter Panel. The rear quarter panel is an integral part of
the fender. The rear quarter panel has both inner and outer construction.
The outer construction or outer panel is smooth, except for the breaks
caused by the design of the vehicle. The inner construction of a rear
quarter panel is made up of many strong reinforcement brackets welded or
bolted together to form a single unit.
(6) Doors. Doors are composed of two main panels: outer and inner.
Both panels are normally