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« on: March 03, 2019, 08:30:39 PM »
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Hi boys and girls party / Steven just trying to download some pictures again now I have an iPhone and tapatalk have been trying for 5years so far letís hope this
works this is the chassis I built



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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2019, 09:36:57 PM »
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   chassis for what ?
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2019, 09:43:26 PM »
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Hi Steven,

This looks REAL interesting! Looking forward to more photos and descriptions.

Cheers,

John
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2019, 10:18:05 PM »
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Now that I can send photos this is whatís happening in my shed.Brought my wagon in about 2012 out of a paddock in York WA and have been working on it on and off very hard to get modifications through the roads board hear most of my photos are on my computer and I havenít worked out how to send them yet work in progress


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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2019, 10:33:40 PM »
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I have some photos of my wagon on my phone but most are on my computer and haven’t worked out how to send them to my phone yet.I am fitting a 283 sb Chevy with 350 turbo transmission.As my k frame was completely rusted out we decided to build a chassis hope this gives you some idea of what I’m doing






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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2019, 11:30:20 PM »
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You've done a lot of work there Steve.  Looks like all new flat sheetmetal forward of the rear floorpans and halfway up the firewall.  Chassis looks nice and beefy.  I'd be interested to see how you go with engineering with regard to chassis.

When you said you got the car from York, WA, I had a look at your profile and you're only 5 minutes away from me. I'm in Shoalwater.  if you want to catch up and talk FC's and stuff, let me know and I'll give you my phone number.

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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2019, 09:45:21 AM »
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Hi John the chassis has been inspected and passed now I have to have a stress test done when car is completed


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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2019, 03:48:09 PM »
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Hi Steve welcome aboard, looks an interesting project lots of metalwork underneath. With regard to the stress test, if itís the same thing my engineer was talking about a few years ago, they will jack the car up at the rear corner and the go to the opposite side and open the doors and then repeat on the other side. If they can open the doors with no problem, then the frame is strong enough.
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« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2019, 06:54:08 PM »
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The engineer told me they lock down the front end place dileindicators under chassis and then place weigh in back on one side and check for movement not sure yet


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« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2019, 07:09:39 PM »
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Hi Steve welcome aboard, looks an interesting project lots of metalwork underneath. With regard to the stress test, if itís the same thing my engineer was talking about a few years ago, they will jack the car up at the rear corner and the go to the opposite side and open the doors and then repeat on the other side. If they can open the doors with no problem, then the frame is strong enough.
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My 2011 Liberty Exiga wouldnít pass that test Jim.


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« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2019, 10:03:06 PM »
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Hope youíre right about that my chassis is 100x50x6mm box with fish plates on all bends affixed to body in 6 places


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« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2019, 10:33:22 PM »
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I reckon youíll pass....
With flying colours.


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« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2019, 11:21:59 PM »
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It would be good to catch up and see your car looks of things Iíd like to look at had no windlassing in mine and the hand brake setup


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« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2019, 05:19:23 PM »
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Hi I ended up taking photos of whatís on my computer and will try sending them through first sighting then we started to stip and wash of the mud scary


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« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2019, 10:52:56 PM »
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I said the same thing, you jack up most two doors in that fashion and the doors wonít open. His answer was, you are changing your vehicle from standard and modifying the chassis so I need to be sure the vehicle is structurally sound and it is my name going on the report, so I need to be statisfied that it will not fail.
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