> A roll pan makes it's strength from it's shape...the roll. A rolled piece
> paper, even a half roll, is stronger than a flat paper. Translates to
> too. A roll pan usually has an inner bead across the bottom and top, sides
> too. Call it a flange if you will, for bolting/welding purposes. This
> the panel it's strength.
> I read long ago, to drill the holes for exhaust pipes once the panel is
> place, bolted in. Then drill/cut holes thru panel, either notching it or a
> round hole for pipe(s). THEN take vehicle to dependable muffler shop to
> route exhaust thru hole, centering pipe in opening. Pipe should be very
> firmly mounted to chassis to prevent bumping up against roll pan and
> finish. Lots of trial and error involved here......hope this helps.
> Ed in Mich
> '57 3100
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> Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 12:17 AM
> Subject: [oletrucks] have you ever
> > Has anyone ever tried to run their exhaust pipes through a roll pan.
> > would you or how did you do it.
> > Thanks
> > Brian
> > p.s.-does a roll pan need some inner support for strength.
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959