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Old 03-22-2016, 10:34 AM   #16
d.j. moordigian
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Default Re: Body to frame! Anyone ever have this?

Originally Posted by Bob Bidonde View Post
Don't force the body down. Spend the time to find out why the body is not lying correctly. There should be about a uniform 1/4" gap between the body and running board aprons. There should be a 1/4" thickness of rubber shim at each body to frame bolt.

If you force the body down onto the frame, I would expect you will have some horrible door and or hood alignment problems.

Insert some 2x4 pieces of wood between the body and the frame, and look for the cause of the problem.
I agree, that something is wrong!

Put a "straight edge" on the bottom of the body and see if it's flat. I'm sure
that the body was built on some kind of table that was flat and the parts
were bolted too it..
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