[Healeys] Holes in Frame Rails

Rich C richchrysler at quickclic.net
Wed Dec 17 11:11:34 MST 2008

Near as we can tell these seem to be fixture locating holes for the jigs 
Jensen used when assembling these chassis.

Rich Chrysler

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell at comcast.net>
To: "John McElrath" <linsley46 at gmail.com>; "Rick Swain" 
<rjswain at hotmail.com>
Cc: "Healey List" <healeys at autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Holes in Frame Rails

> Speaking of holes, my BJ8 has a few (apparently) factory-installed holes 
> in the frame rails.  These would make sense for drainage, but they're 
> (supposed to be) plugged with rubber plugs.  But, our BN2 does not have 
> these holes--anyone know why?  BMC's idea of a chassis lightening program? 
> Do others' BJX cars have them (could be someone drilled them, but they 
> look "factory")?
> bs
> --
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> Bob Spidell         San Jose, CA        bspidell at comcast.net
> '67 Austin-Healey 3000             '56 Austin-Healey 100M
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> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "John McElrath" <linsley46 at gmail.com>
>> I would appreciate the same information along with the distance between 
>> them
>> and the inside rail corner so I can put them in the proper place.  My new
>> frame doesn't have them either and the original frame has more holes than
>> Swiss cheese.
>> Thanks
>> John
>> 61 BN7 MK II
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