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Cord 812 Custom Beverly restoration story

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30 Jan 2015 07:23 #29066 by RubyDS
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mikespeed35 wrote: When using the Pullmax to make panels does the tool shrink the panel so you have to figure a oversize dimension or does it simply stretch the metal and no oversizing is required?
Cordially Mike


it depends on the shape of the molding, the Cord floor molding is very flat and it is possible to cut the sheet metal has the right size.
But if the molding is larger must provide oversize.

Cordially

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30 Jan 2015 15:30 #29069 by tractiondk
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The Pullmax does stretch the sheet metal a little, but normally not enough, so you have to prestretch where you want the molding, to prevent the sheet metal from shrinking.

Torsten

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01 Feb 2015 20:29 #29074 by Red Brick
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RubyDS: Regarding the battery box cover, I will try go to my car tonight to document the dimensions for you. There is, however, at least one more dimension you'll want. You can see it on the bottom edge immediately to the right of the left-most bottom screw hole - a slight, flat rise about 1-1/2" long. It must be for a flat, braided grounding wire. Perhaps you will want to add two dimensions to capture the measurement, one before and one after the rise?

Meanwhile, please re-post your picture with these "arrows" and also label each arrow as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 (and 7?). Then I will provide you the measurements for each labeled arrow.

I hope this will help you.

Also, in which city are you doing your work?

Best wishes,
Albert

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01 Feb 2015 20:45 #29075 by RubyDS
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Thank you for your help Red Brick <!-- s:wink: --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_wink.gif" alt=":wink:" title="Wink" /><!-- s:wink: --> but Tim Gilmartin just sent me photos with battery covers dimensions, thanks to him,i can now make the part for my car.

I live in West of France near Rennes city,if a ACD enthusiast comes to France he is welcome <!-- s:wink: --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_wink.gif" alt=":wink:" title="Wink" /><!-- s:wink: -->

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02 Feb 2015 13:06 #29076 by RubyDS
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New battery cover

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I think I made a little too thick.

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02 Feb 2015 18:56 #29080 by wcoye
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Please see my email
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