Originally Posted by SteveH
Jeff - that reminds me so much of the metal repair on my 1980 FJ. Keep going! And when you're all done (after final paint), drown the back side of that cavity with axle grease. Water will get in there and it will rust out, if not well protected on the back side.
The cavity is sealed - no place to put grease or anything else?
I sprayed all the bare metal surfaces of the cavity and panel with zinc weld-through primer before I welded the panel back on.