FRAME TO CAB CLAMPING SYSTEM
Body Loc’s Solution for Frame-to-Cab Clamping
for the 2009 Ford F-150 Our Clamping System
creates a solid lock between cab and frame,
isolates body mounts from pull forces
and allows for “Cab-On” pulls
Remove Two Muffler Bolts and Electrical Box
(It is not necessary to remove gas tank)
Mount Clamps in Oblong Holes on Frame that are 45" Apart
Tighten 4” Bolt While Holding Saddle Up
Adjust Clamp Upward and Tighten
Install Top Halves of Sheet Metal Clamps
Tighten Sheet Metal Clamps
When Pulling Lengthwise Counter Chain Over Block or Jack Stand
When Making Down Pull, Block Under Saddle
determination of “Repair” or “Replace” is now more critical then ever with
the introduction of Ultra High Strength Steel (U.H.S.S.) into the auto
body repair industry.
- Our system is
an affordable, easy, clamping system that works in unison with your
existing repair methods and machines.
- “Cost of
Repair” is everyone’s concern. Repairs need to be quick and simple, and keeping
“TOTALS” to a minimal is paramount.
- During a
collision, indirect damage or “Carry-Over” to adjacent parts occurs. This
will be amplified now that U.H.S.S. parts are incorporated into body
suffering “Carry-Over Damage” that have only been curved or bowed, can be
straightened without changing the molecular properties on the repaired
- If kinks or
cracks are found in any U.H.S. part, then a change at the molecular level
has occurred and rendered the parts unrepairable and the parts must be
- Heat is
normally not recommended in the repair of any U.H.S.S. part.
- If pulls are
made against body mounts, even light pulls, and the cab is not anchored,
due to the strength of U.H.S. structures, the body mounts can yield and
secondary damage in floor pans can occur.
Hints: Determine what materials you are working with such as U.H.S.S.,
DP980, Martensitic, and Born H.S. Steel) and follow O.E.M. recommendations.
Please contact us if you are looking for
affordable answers to this problem.
f-150 cab repair update
BODY LOC & CAR-O-LINER SYSTEMS,
CLAMP THE UHSS PINCH WELD SOLID!
DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON A
POINT & HOLE METHOD OF CLAMPING FOR UHSS.
FOR POINT & HOLE TO WORK,
THE POINT MUST MAKE A DIMPLE IN THE HOLE! (see Fig. 3)
CLAMP JAWS FOR UHSS ARE EXPENSIVE TO MAKE.
BODY LOC DEVELOPED AND MAKES THESE SPECIAL CLAMP JAWS.
Body Loc’s Special Serrated Biting Surface Jaws
BODY MEN DON’T LIKE A CLAMPING SYSTEM
WITH EXCESSIVE PARTS AND EXCESSIVE TIME TO HOOK UP!
TRY OUR SYSTEM, IF IT DOESN'T SET UP QUICKER
AND HOLD AS SOLID AS ANY COMPETITOR, SEND IT BACK.
BL-09FTC SET UP GUIDE
All Four Clamps are slightly different, separate and identify to insure
installation at the correct position. Labels indicate front or rear and
passenger or drivers side. It is critical that the right clamp be placed
in the correct position or fitting problems will occur.
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