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Old 01-26-2021, 05:28 PM
Hotflint Hotflint is offline
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Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Originally Posted by lots2learn View Post
I am widening and lengthening a Ford F1 truck. For the doors I drilled aluminum rulers #40 drill for clecos. That way I could match drill the door and slide the pieces 6" apart and re-attach 4 rulers. Stack and clamp the rulers together and drill them all at once on drill press.

For the cab sectioning I used 4 large turnbuckles and welded the ends to temp braces. Very easy to just move a few thousands. Drilled #40 holes in the body and use this trammel bar to check that everything moved exactly the same. Much more accurate than a tape measure. Can draw a line between holes before cutting to make measurement is still in alignment after moving the pieces apart using flexible ruler for curved surfaces.

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WOW!!! This is really cool! I think I am going to do this!!! Thank you
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