My advise on removing the aluminum panels is too take a marker and dram a arrow through the mating panels with a number on each side. That way when you put the aluminum back together you will remember where it is suppposed to fit.
I took many digital pics of the aluminum. But I did not have to revert back to them at all since I marked the location with the arrows.
That idea works if the frame is not going to be POR'd . But if after removing all the panels and you then spray/finish the frame thereby covering the reference marks are you not hosed? Or did I mis-interpret what you meant?
A few days ahead of you with FFR 3674. Mark foot boxes carefully for which lips go over the others. Mark the under side of every piece on each side of frame rails for rivet location. I marked pieces for orientation, location. Pay attention to the fit of the aluminum to see where welds may need to be ground or the aluminum relieved for a good fit. I separated pieces for the drivers and passengers footboxes. There are a lot of pieces! Take care with storage.
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