Floors & Firewalls

View of frame and transmission from interior.

Floors & Firewalls! Sort of sounds like one of those specialty furniture stores, doesn't it? In our case it means more sheet metal.

Installing sheet metal in floor. Installing sheet metal in floor.

Left and right floor boards.

In this photo you can see the angle to the floor. This was done to provide head clearance by lowering the seats into the frame at an angle. The seets will be mounted further to the rear to extend leg room.

The new firewall will be 1.5 inches further back than normal to provide extra room for the motor.

Doug lays out cuts and creases in the firewall.

masking tape indicates where the firewall will be creased

The green tape indicates where cut outs will be made in the firewall. The masking tape indicates where the firewall will be creased to increase its strength.

Adam and Scott work the PullMax Scott carefully check the alignment.

On to the PullMax. Running those creases down the length of the firewall will stiffen the sheet metal and help it resist flexing.

Close up of crease in firewall. Firewall installed.

Joining the forewall and floor boards.

Bringing the two together.

Finished firewall.

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