Chassis Alignment Frame

  1. Ruffian Member

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    It would be perfect for what you need. But getting them is usually the issue.
    A old blackhawk is where I got my bread and butter for nearly 12years doing crash repair.

    With an actual jig they usually have pickup pins also which means you can align everything as you go. Rather than just using tape measures and or plumb Bob's.
     
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  2. Myles1970

    Myles1970 Member

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    Yes I was shocked at the distortion on the rotisserie, I ended up fitting castor's to make it sit steady :whistle:
     
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  3. Myles1970

    Myles1970 Member

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    That looks like quite a heavy grade I-beam... It's be staying on the floor :D... design looks fairly straightforward ....
     
  4. stuvy

    stuvy Member

    they are so simple for what they are, just so many extra bits with them
     
  5. Myles1970

    Myles1970 Member

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    On hold due to recent spending (see 'ae86 booter' post).... bank holiday here tomorrow so I'll be pricing H-beam (if available) and rectangular box during the week.
    As I see it: H-beam or rsj would be less liable to twist but box would be easier to weld and cheaper. I'm also more likely to re-use the materials afterwards if it's box,whereas rsj is going to pose a problem of storage.
    Also I don't intend getting into collision repair I just need to keep everything in line for welding, I'm still leaning towards box.
     
  6. Ruffian Member

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    If you use I beams you could weld plates and then bolt the corners for dismantling.

    Possible sell it after your done as someone else may be is a similar position to you are.
     
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