Center of Axle Normally Center Bolt Hole in Bottom Lip
Measure Opening in Tub
Center tub on Mark
Place Tub on Bed Side
Even Lip on Tub with Bottom Bed Lip
Take Fine Point Sharpie – Mark inside of Tub
Using Magnetic Pin Stripper Tape
Place on Bed Side where Plasma will cut 1/8″ Outside of Mark
Can also be done with jigsaw with fine tooth Blade
Plasma cut out for Tub
Place Tub back in hole
Mark Bottom Lip
Bed Side – Saw out for Tub Lip
Take Grinder – Grind 1″
Needs to be Ground all way round where Lip will be Bonded
Deburr back side if using Plasma
Check Fit of Tub
Grind Lip on Tub
Put Lacquer Thinner on Rag, & Clean Tub & Bed Side
Blow off all Lint from Rag
Using 3M Epoxy Metal Bond with Solid Bead
Panel Bond Adhesive 3M #8115
Place Tub back in Bed Side
Line up Lip at Bottom
Begin with Clamps & Heavy steel to set.
Leave overnight to Bond.
Next day Weld Tub Lip to Bottom of Bed Lip
Place board under Bed Lip
Mark outside & inside of board
Board is marked & ready
Used Dremel to clean up edge
Jigsaw cut first mark on board
Grind 1/8″ for tub to fit
Stain to match original color.
Boards are finished and ready to install.
This is a fitted and installed wheel tub.
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