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Old 09-22-2009, 10:57 AM   #1
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Default Installing front frame rails on 65 coupe

There have been a few people who answered this question and also had some pictures . I tried to search this and the picture links are not working any more. Does some one have pictures or a good link they can post on how they did it, especially the setup they used to make sure it was all square. Any and all comments/suggestions are really welcome as I do not want to mess this up. the welding is not the issue it would be making sure everything is straight and sure. Thanks
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Old 09-22-2009, 10:11 PM   #2
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Support the car at multiple points, and install an export brace and Monte Carlo bar, and replace the frame rails one at a time. Do the worst one first. The remaining parts will be your guide for getting the new rail in place.

I might be able to dig up a photo.
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Old 09-22-2009, 10:29 PM   #3
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Are both just too far gone?
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Old 09-23-2009, 01:33 PM   #4
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the right side needs total replacement and the drivers side is good, seems like everything on the right side is worse all the way from front to back.
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