[Healeys] Surgery to front braces
tfsbj7 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 19 08:05:34 MST 2020
Don't do solution number 2 if you want to be able to turn a corner. (Check
clearances with steering tie rods ... Not much wiggle room IMHO).
On Sun, Jan 19, 2020, 10:00 <simon.lachlan at alexarevel.plus.com> wrote:
> Thank you for all the replies.
> Advice is:-
> Don’t hack the braces around.
> 1. Mount fan on braces themselves. Lose a little efficiency but at
> least get fan into the car.
> 2. Or, feasibly, cut the braces’ welds at the bottom, shove them about
> 3” back towards grille, trim them to length and reweld them. That would,
> almost certainly, yield the necessary space.
> Probably going for option 1). Note the “almost” in 2) above. Also, doubt
> that the braces would bend easily as in “shove) above. And I don’t weld.
> Garage is immediately adjacent to kitchen, below a bedroom and bathroom and
> the whole house is thatched. I can just imagine the conversation with the
> insurance man as we stand in the ashes.
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