[DeTomaso] Techno question: Rear Jack Plate
davel at emspace.com
Fri Jan 27 13:38:04 EST 2017
Post them please.
I use a piece of 4x4 pine with w 3/4 inch slot cut in one edge.
Works fine, but it won't be with me if I ever need to jack the rear when
I'm away from home.
On 1/27/17 10:20 AM, thells wrote:
> I have a '72 car that Gary worked on where he welded in a 1/4" steel
> plate filling the space between the frame rails behind the transmission
> as a jack plate, it works very well.
> He also welded in 2 large 1/4" plates on the inboard frame rails just
> behind the front tires on either side of the car as front jack points,
> these prevent a lot of wear and tear on the frame rails themselves. Let
> me know if you want pictures of this.
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: cengles at cox.net
> >Sent: Jan 27, 2017 9:33 AM
> >To: detomaso
> >Subject: [DeTomaso] Techno question: Rear Jack Plate
> > Dear Forum,
> > I have heard about permanently affixed rear jack plates
> > for a long time. Mostly, I seem to recall them in Hall Pantera
> > catalogs. I have never actually seen one.
> > At present, I have my drivetrain out and the motivation
> > to affix a rear jack plate. I have an appropriately sized 1/2 inch
> > thick slab of aluminum. After inspection, I would expect to drill
> > couple of holes through the rear cross brace, but I wonder if
> there are
> > any *better* methods to fasten the jackplate into position??
> > Curious, Chuck Engles
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