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Old 04-21-2003, 12:13 PM
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Ok I need a solution to a problem that I am having, unfortunately my garage is not level, instead it is actually sloped towards a center drain. I need to figure out a way to level my car on the ground to take measurements off of. I have all the measurements into a fabrication shop in Az to make my new front end, but when it arrives I will need a way to line everything up. Any thoughts. I just came up with the idea of using the ceiling since that is still more level than the floor. Input?

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Old 04-21-2003, 04:11 PM
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Since you need a level reference to measure from, you might try a string. I would check the roof/ceiling closely. With a garage they are not always that precise either.
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Harbor Frieght has a laser level for $12- I'd get a good reading with a laser level and mark your levels on the walls. Then go from there to shim frame, etc to line up. I did my alignment that way and it handles great now.
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Actually the engineers that I work with came up with another option, actually using a water level. I did not think of that, but it certainly will give me the numbers that I am looking for.
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