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Steeling out

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Hi, I am building a Ford C-cab. Starting to sort out the body shape and was after some ideas on the body steel out. Size and ideas on the steel out.
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Have a look at this guy's C cab build.

https://www.hotrodhotline.com/one-homem ... ewel-c-cab
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Nice build, some heavy duty steelwork there.
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Hi 666
I generally use 25 x 25 x 1.6mm ERW square tube for most of the main frames when doing a steel out. ERW is a bright finish steel tube and is available in a range of very handy different rectangular sizes as well,
Here’s some pictures of a 32 chev roadster pickup I was building a few years ago,
Hopefully they might help a little

This is the car, mocked up with some of the sheet metal and cardboard patterns attached.
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lots of shaping and fabrication
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All the door posts were fabricated from folded sections of 1.6mm sheet metal
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Some of the tubes were rolled through a tube roller and bent in a tube bender to put the shape in them so they fitted inside the body panels
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Thanks, looks Nice and strong. Seems I was on the right path but needed to be sure. I don't have access to a roller door unfortunately but I do have a pipe bender and places to jamb in and swing off it.
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Check out how GoJeep did his bends in RHS.

Made it look simple and easy. He has that ability!
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