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Old 09-12-2011, 10:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
JESSE_at_TLT
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There are very few bends in this chassis, and it would seem that might make it easier to build, but that hasn't been my experience. Have found floating straight tubes in space to be quite a bit more difficult than erecting bent hoops. In order to assemble the top half of the B-pillar, we cut cut and notched all the tubes, then pre-assembled the top half of the B-pillar, using some short tubes in the corners, then cutting them out after fitting the top half of the B-pillar to the chassis and welding-in some temporary corner braces. Then we bent-up the B-to-C-pillar hoop and slipped it into position. Sorry, didn't get any pics of that...



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