Once the metal insert was tack welded, beads were welded at another time. This section of reinforcement was tack welded and bent as it went on. Once the welds were done, they were grinded smooth like the factory shape. Using a break allowed us to give the metal the slight bend needed to be applied. The metal started from flat stock and was going to have to be shaped to the bridge. C-clamps are a very important tool because they keep the metal piece in place as it receives tack welding.C-clamps are a very important tool because they keep the metal piece in place as it receiv With the outside of the frame reinforced, the inside was ready to be plated. The rear bridge section was cut out. A C-clamp was used to hold the metal in place as it was tack welded. Using a little persuasion, or a hammer, the metal was hit to give it a round affect. Once the frame is grinded down and shaped, it should have a factory look but with a reinforced area.Once the frame is grinded down and shaped, it should have a factory look but with a reinfo Cardboard templates like this one were done throughout the frame wrap. Once the metal was cut, it needed to be cleaned from the slab that was left from the torch cut.Once the metal was cut, it needed to be cleaned from the slab that was left from the torch The lower frame bridge template was marked up and created. Each metal insert was fitted before it was tack welded in place. SOURCE Red Pro Series Hydraulics 3030 Martin Luther King Jr. Lynwood CA 90262 « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Saul Vargas Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!