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Post by Thorpe » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:58 pm

I am in the process of sorting out the doors on my 6A and i have been give, along with some old steel frames which i can take sections from, a stainless steel window frame and remember that i have read about these on this site and that there may be issues with fitting SS window frames, so any comments and guideance would be appercaiated. Also if i am going to consider using the SS frame i wou;d also need a drivers side one, so is there anyone on here who has or knows where i could obtian a drivers door SS frame?

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Post by peter freeman » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:11 pm

A MB man ( I forget who ) currently has the kit for making SS frames but has not made any - still want some myself and SS frames for the SS! range - been a long time waiting, I think I will be long gone before they become available.



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Post by GTC Ian » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:43 pm

I spoke to someone at Curborough last year who had made some SS frames himself in his garage. The one he showed me looked good and he said he was going to talk to Graham Walker and Nigel. Whether he did or not I have no idea. It might be worth trying them.


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Post by Laters » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:57 pm

I've been looking for a set of the stainless se6/8 window/door frames for quite some time & have got nowhere fast.
I have pretty much given up that the stainless se6 frames will ever be remade.


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Post by Scim8tar » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:05 pm

I was talking to Mark (gtcse8) a few weeks ago on the same subject, i need some for the se6, i think Mark said it was difficult to find the correct size channel, when i get time i was going to look into getting some channel made in mild steel then make a jig, not bothered about s/s personally.

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Post by peter freeman » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:27 pm

Why make them in mild steel gain they will only rust and mild steel ones were available from the traders last time I looked. Aluminium would be good if possible.



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Post by Stevecoulsin » Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:54 pm

QRG can supply them in mild steel. Quite expensive though £165. Was enquiring a few months back as I will need a couple.


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Post by scimjim » Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:20 pm

Stevecoulsin wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:54 pm
QRG can supply them in mild steel. Quite expensive though £165. Was enquiring a few months back as I will need a couple.
Small sports frames are more than double that (the one side that’s still available NOS). :D


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Post by Stevecoulsin » Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:55 pm

Ouch. That would hurt.


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Post by Thorpe » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:55 pm

Thanks for replies and as it looks like there are no SS frames about it looks like a cut and weld job.



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Post by erikscimitardemon » Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:40 pm

I do have a set of good SS1 window frames. No rust and looking solid. :D
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