My 1982 Mustang has cracked roof pillars. Can they be fixed and for about how much?

Asked by Nov 18, 2006 at 03:00 PM about the 1982 Ford Mustang

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1982 Mustang has cracked roof pillars. Can they be fixed and if so how much do you think it would cost?

3 Answers

7,945

If the cracks are small enough they can probably be welded. The cost would depend on the auto repair shop. The roof pillars are part of the main frame of the car so it could be dangerous if the cracks are too large. Here is an article you can read about roof pillars and safety: http://www.crash-worthiness.com/html/roof.html

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
1,185

Your best bet is to go see a body shop and get an estimate . try contacting a local Mustang club and see who they recomend for bodywork . make sure you get more then one estimate so you have a good idea what the average price is , some body shops can "lowball" you and then as soon as they have your car , they will call with " disturbing news" that the problem is worse then they thought . Try to get a written estimate and ask about any warranty on the work .

1,105

im a welder , unless this car is some hot rod or u know somebody with a little 110 or 220 mig welder to do it for you ,its not worth what your going to pay to have it done

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Mustang

Looking for a Used Mustang in your area?

CarGurus has 41,214 nationwide Mustang listings starting at $1,699.

ZIP:

Search Ford Mustang Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford Mustang Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,980
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,230
#3 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 990
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
475 Great Deals out of 39,917 listings starting at $3,499
Used Dodge Challenger
351 Great Deals out of 24,966 listings starting at $8,750
Used Dodge Charger
468 Great Deals out of 29,726 listings starting at $2,275
Used Chevrolet Corvette
292 Great Deals out of 20,417 listings starting at $3,688
Used Ford F-150
3,220 Great Deals out of 205,083 listings starting at $1,779
Used BMW 3 Series
1,538 Great Deals out of 39,673 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Accord
1,084 Great Deals out of 76,819 listings starting at $1,395

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
18,003 listings starting at $13,950
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 3,792 listings starting at $15,988
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 3,370 listings starting at $14,995
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
86 Great Deals out of 2,831 listings starting at $9,500
2013 Ford Mustang For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,411 listings starting at $9,900