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frame measuring...

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by 90blzr, Dec 14, 2004.

  1. 90blzr

    90blzr 1/2 ton status

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    whats the best way to measure a frame to make sure its not tweaked? From what points do you measure?

    Thanks!
     
  2. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    IIRC, the holes on the right side should be there on the left side. just measure across the frame from one hole to another then again starting on the other side (making a X) and you should get the same measurement on a straight frame. do it at many points on the frame to make sure.
     
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  4. 90blzr

    90blzr 1/2 ton status

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    thanks for the link. I really dont think the frame is tweeked, I'd just like to make sure. I assume the truck has to be sitting level, with nothing in the bed, etc.?
     
  5. JK5

    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    That would help...
    But I would look for kinks in the frame...especially the front frame horns..
    and behind the front wheel...

    Doing "X" measurements works well to...most frames are within a 1/4".
     

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