Removed some of the seam sealer around the inner firewall of the truck. I found RUST forming at the TOP of the firewall/cowl/a-pillar seam. I almost left this area alone since it appeared rust free. If you blame the clutch master for allowing water in, you should remove the seam sealer in that corner as well.
Inside the rear frame rail:
Inner the frame rail, floor pan will cover this: (yeah, I know its dusty)
Then a lot of sanding and two coats of Chassis Black:
Removed the stock door striker backing plate assembly. I quickly gave up on using the Dremel and just drilled the spot welds:
Also picked up a 22 gallon Dakota OBDI fuel tank, should be almost bolt in with the 99 XJ pump and sender:
Once the body shop gets a freaking horse carriage out of shop the truck will go in for rust removal and floors, followed by paint