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Old 06-14-2013, 12:17 PM   #1
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'65 Safari C Channel Replacement

I seem to recall there was someone around here that could provide new C-Channels for a floor replacement and for the life of me I cannot find the old thread I was looking at.

I'd like to replace my C-Channels and am hoping someone can lead me to someone that can make them for me. I have the old end channels so I can provide measurements.

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Old 06-14-2013, 06:33 PM   #2
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If you have the basic c channel that sits on top of the floor and actually looks like a U just take a sample to your local HVAC shop and tell them how much you need. 5052 aluminum in .040 thickness is inexpensive and works very well.
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Old 06-16-2013, 06:05 AM   #3
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You can get some square extruded aluminum and cut it in half, just find the correct width. Works great, much better than bent sheet metal. The height makes no difference.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:06 AM   #4
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Thanks for the responses, can the HVAC shop bend my front and end pieces? I kept my old ones so they could be matched. Just not sure of who could best perform this service for me.
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