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Old 06-14-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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Replacing Floor Pans, Where To Put Braces?

Hi guys,
I'm gonna start replacing my floor pans tomorrow, I was told that I don't need braces if I keep the car on the ground but I'm paranoid and would rather spend an hour bracing than be stuck with doors that won't close. So the car is a bird with t-tops. I'm going to have the doors removed while replacing the pans, so I honestly don't see much metal to keep stuff straight. So where is the best place to put the braces?
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Re: Replacing Floor Pans, Where To Put Braces?

how much of the floor are you removing?

Ideally, you would want to x brace the door jams. 1x1 tubing would be enough, but again, it all depends on what you are cutting out.
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Re: Replacing Floor Pans, Where To Put Braces?

I'm replacing the entire floor pans, both sides. Was planning on doing one half at a time. I was thinking one brace straight across the door jamb. But I could do an x no problem.
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