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ORD weld in frame fix...

Discussion in 'The Tool Shed' started by tomford, Dec 29, 2006.

  1. tomford

    tomford 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    does any one have pics of the ORD weld in fix for the steering box cracked frame?


    thanks

    tom ford
     
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    RockinChevy 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    I've done a couple of them for some other guys, and they are a pain in the arse IMO. But I suppose it's better than the alternative. I've seen some scary pictures of trashed frames.

    Those pics are accurate compared to what I remember. The only thing I tried different the second time was putting bolts throught the steering box mounting holes. Helped suck it down and line up the holes properly.

    I also enlarged the holes used for plug welds. That gave more area to weld the bracket to the frame.
     
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Yup, they need a bit of love to get em on there right...which is why it's called 'fitting'. Good idea on the plug weld holes Scott, a lot less chance of not getting enough fusion there if the holes are opened up a little.

    Rene
     

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