The Challenging Repair of Marcus Rashford's Crashed Rolls-Royce Wraith

TLDRWatch as we tackle the extensive repairs needed on Marcus Rashford's crashed Rolls-Royce Wraith. From fixing structural damage to replacing panels, this restoration is no walk in the park.

Key insights

🔧The Rolls-Royce Wraith has numerous faults, including no brakes and multiple warning lights.

👷‍♂️The repair involves extensive structural work, starting from the front and working backward.

💰The cost of repairing the structural damage in the boot floor and rear quarter is £8,959.91.

🔨The repair requires drilling out spot welds, removing damaged panels, and replacing them with new ones.

🚗🔩The process involves using panel bond and rivets to join steel and aluminium panels together.


Why did Marcus Rashford buy a crashed Rolls-Royce Wraith?

Marcus Rashford purchased a crashed Rolls-Royce Wraith as a parts car to use for repairs on his other Rolls-Royce.

Why not just replace the damaged parts with new ones?

Replacing the damaged parts with new ones would be expensive and time-consuming. Additionally, using salvaged parts from the parts car ensures a better fit and saves money.

How do you repair steel and aluminium panels on a Rolls-Royce?

To repair steel and aluminium panels, the damaged panels are removed by drilling out spot welds. New panels are then installed using panel bond and rivets.

Why is it important to use panel bond and rivets?

Panel bond and rivets are used to join steel and aluminium panels together because welding steel to aluminium is not possible. Rivets provide a strong and secure connection.

What is the purpose of the seam sealer?

The seam sealer is applied between two panels to seal the gap and prevent water or dirt from getting in between them, protecting against rust and ensuring a clean appearance.

Timestamped Summary

00:01Introduction to the extensive repairs needed on Marcus Rashford's crashed Rolls-Royce Wraith.

02:56Highlighting the structural damage and the cost of repairs.

08:00Tackling the repair process, including removing damaged panels and installing new ones.

10:40Fixing bent hinges on the boot for better alignment.

12:30Completing the repairs and evaluating the final alignment.