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Old 11-26-2012, 11:15 AM
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Putting it back together (72 Nova)

Finely getting it put back together to see how things line up before it goes to the paint shop.This car did not line up at all when I purchased it, big gap here, big gap there. It also had been wreaked on the driver side.

Got the subframe powered coated and aligned with car.These are the steps I took.
1.Used dow pins to get it close.
2.got the wheel base 110.5 that's as close to 111 as I could get it.
3.got the side to sides measured out
4.most important was the diagonals I pulled from 4 spots all within 1/16 to 1/8.
There was a lot more to this but this gives you and idea.



Fenders,radiator support,hood all bolted on so far so good. (THEN)

If I align these hoses it throws everything out of alignment door gaps,fender gaps and hood alignment.Has anybody had this problem.

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