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Old 11-18-2013, 07:15 AM   #1
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1958 frame repair

I would like input on where to source frame channel for my 58 Pacer.

I did a quick measure and it looks like 4 inches tall, 2 inches across the top and 1 inch across the bottom.

I need about 5 feet of channel.

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Old 11-18-2013, 09:22 AM   #2
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Todd, don't know if this helps you, but I went to a local welding/metal fab shop that bent some channel for my Sovereign. They just needed a piece for a pattern, and I had them use a slightly heavier gauge.

Somebody ought to clean these windows. There is a tremendous buildup of gook all over them...
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Old 11-21-2013, 05:38 PM   #3
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If you get down around middleburry, Indiana just stop in at Fortress Technologies. They currently build Airstream chassis and I bet they would give you a main rail. I have met the managers and they are a good bunch of guys.
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