November 11, 2003
the chassis as strong as it was when new, we needed to remove
some of the fatigued metal. This is the last area that needed
attention (this spot in the chassis is where the tail puts
extra pressure on the structure and bends it).
steel has been fit to exact measurements and butt welded to
it's welded, it will be metal finished and primed. The new
F.I.A. legal roll bar has to be welded to a base plate. The
base plate can be bolted or welded to a bottom plate, which
is made a specific specification (size, thickness, and material).
mock of the normal roll bar support (USA type). This type
is welded at the top of the shock tower and welded high enough
to still clear the tail (this is only a mock to show the owner).
from the rear.
on the left is the low bar. When the deck lid is installed,
the bar does not make contact with any body work. The arrow
in the photo on the right points to the bar installed in the
radius of the roll bar (F.I.A. type). The deck lid needs to
be cut out so it clears the roll bar.
points to where the body work has to be cut.
have tape on them for cutting reasons, but you can see the
area that needs to be welded to the chassis.
see the bar is on a greater angle meeting the radius of the
identifies the area that needs to be cut out so the tail will
points to material that has to be removed if the high radius
down bar is used.
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