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Author Topic: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?  (Read 513 times)

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How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« on: June 03, 2018, 11:39:25 AM »
As topic, the back has cut holes for mounting/swing down function. But how did you mount it at the front?

And also, one of the holes has a small damage to it, do you think i need to repair this before adding panels?

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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2018, 08:44:35 AM »
OEM use Cam locks   eBay auction: #171984176889

Much easier (and safer) see drawing
A bolt and a wing nut


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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2018, 05:53:28 PM »
Bolt ang wingnut it will be then! :)

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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2018, 04:02:06 PM »
Having hard time with finding a good solution...
Do you have a ”rod” for the two holes in the back of the overhead frame or do you use two seperate bolts?

I need something slim to mount it to that dont stick down and is visible under the panel aswell...

Hm...

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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2018, 04:53:14 PM »
Separate bolts.


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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2018, 05:20:14 PM »
Ok. I was afraid that it would put straint on the frame if not aligned perfect.

I will need some sort of metal bracket that has rounded corners and is about 5cm width and about 15-20cm long. Is there such stuff and whats it called?

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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2018, 05:21:16 PM »
Would be great if it had predrilled holes aswell...

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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2018, 02:05:21 PM »
Progress!!!

Really lucky on the mountbrackings that they fit real nice.
Sorry for spamming, but let me know if you dont think this will hold. (I used 7 screws in each).


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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2018, 02:15:32 PM »
it sure will... :D


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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2018, 02:41:07 PM »
Thanks Jack, really appreciate your input on this.


The forward overhead i will mount with the same type of brackets, but i will also drill a hole in the middle of the bracket and put a bolt through the stud becuase on that one i can only put 5 screws in.


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Re: How did you mount the forward overhead frame?
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2018, 04:40:12 PM »
Back again! Hahaha

Need some input on how i can solve the forward connection of the teo holes in the front of the forward overhead frame.
I use thick stripes for the Aft frame, works great and is easy to remove and put back.

But this is a tad heavier, if anyone have a tip or suggestion on how to connect the studs to the two holes let me know. Right now i am out of ideas.

 

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