R Haug wrote:
> There is a bolt at the steering box u-joint that has to be undone (has a jam
> too). Then I pulled the steering column out. You have to undo the fuel and
> brake lines as well. There is the emergency brale line. 14 body bolts, 7
> side. Mine came out easy. Most ars rusted solid. May need to soak them with
> something to break the rust. There are some wires to undo too, the starter,
> rear harness and some ground straps. Some of these wires are held to the
> with bend over metal tabs. I used my cherry picker with a chain bolted to the
> floor at my roll bar mount just behind the seat, or use the seat belt bolt
> if yours are not rusted, mine were solid. Was just about centered and it
> off nicely. Oh, my enginge and trans were out of the car, well everything is
> out of the car except the brake/clutch pedals and the roll bar. I would guess
> the bare body weighs about 400 -500 pounds. Probably 4 people could lift the
> bare body off. The cherry picker worked very well. I did it by myself and
> bolted it to my custom, home made rotisserie. I got the plans out of classic
> auto restorer Nov 94 issue
> Hope that helps and let me know if I can answer any more questions.
> Yes Mike I did see the full moon last night for alittle while before the fog
> rolled in, Looked great
> Ben Zech wrote:
> > Would you give me the procedure that you used to remove body?
> > I am thinking about doing this myself.
> > I am puzzled about the steering wheel and what needs to be done in that area
> > to remove body?
> > thanks