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Weird/sketchy welding ?

Sylvain

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I bought a ranger 3 months ago, I noticed the welding around the doors are not the nicest, I don't if its normal, the truck doesnt look like it was in an accident and title is clean.
show me your pics to compare
 

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franklin2

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You may not know, you are not looking at the welds. Those are panel seams with seam sealer the factory slops in the cracks. Your truck is spot welded together. Can you see the 3 dimples in the picture below? Those are the spot welds.

 

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Perfectly normal. My 87 looks almost exactly the same.
 

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