32Chevy Square? - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Hotrodding Basics
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 07-16-2007, 10:34 PM
need strog32 chevy front doors
 

Last journal entry: Tbd
Last photo:
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Connecticut school in Springfield MA
Age: 26
Posts: 263
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
32Chevy Square?

Since my car went through a fire . I has little to no wood left. I have the body up front mounted securely so it wont move. If i go and push on the top of the rear window i noctice that the body sways forward. How do i make sure if i need to weld everthing tight like it sit now or like it is when its swayed. whats the easyiest way to figure out if your car is ""square"" ?

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 07-16-2007, 10:40 PM
dinger's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Health and safety in the shop or garage
Last journal entry: 36 Ford painting
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Visalia, Ca.
Age: 61
Posts: 2,711
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 102
Thanked 110 Times in 76 Posts
Have you got the doors and in good shape? Where is cboy when you need him? Dan
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 07-17-2007, 05:52 AM
F&J F&J is offline
Registered User
 

Last journal entry: 32 Ford cabriolet conversion/windshield
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Connecticut
Age: 62
Posts: 1,571
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
It's the door fit that will change dramatically if you push in at the top rear roof. 4 door is harder than a 2 door because the center door post could be sagged down or pushed up, depending on how the body is leveled.

Your roof sides are bent up and needs to be straightened first.

You may want to start on a solid cement floor and keep blocking it up till it's sits level, then tack the door skins in place. That makes it difficult to get inside to do welding & fab work. Some build a jig to hold the body several feet off the ground to get in from below.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Hotrodding Basics posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Making dies and rollers to bend square tubing cboy Garage - Tools 20 11-05-2012 05:59 PM
SQUARE exaust tubing ??? Augusto Engine 3 06-29-2006 01:28 AM
square port in an oval hole OLD BIG BLOCK GUY Engine 8 06-12-2006 07:12 PM
Spread bore with square bore carb western star Engine 5 10-28-2004 01:16 PM
Oval vs. Square Port Heads? Coleman396 Engine 9 07-22-2004 05:07 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.