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CAD Drawing For The Caliper Bracket

charles durning   Silver Member USA — Posted on The MG Experience
Wednesday January 10, 2018 1:35 PM

CHARLIE PART 5 Dec 23 003 Layout1

CHARLIE PART 5 Dec 23 (003).Layout1

IMG 1955

IMG 1955

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Rated 7 out of 10 based on 1 ratings
2018-01-19 16:40:41 # 47969
Comment by Bob Harper
Rating: 7/10
These brackets look simple enough. 2D from flat plate.Cad isn't too difficult to learn and you can get LibreCAD or FreeCAD and draw these with a little experience. Then modifying them will be easy. AutoCAD is a great program but way too expensive for common use. There are more free or user priced CAD programs out there depending on what platform you use, Linux, Apple, or Other. Thanks for the share.Bob - 1971 MGB-GT
2018-01-20 04:59:26 # 47985
Comment by charles durning
Bob,Thanks, I'll look into that. It's frustrating trying to find someone who is willing to help, even if I pay them.
2018-01-21 16:01:06 # 48003
Comment by Bob Harper
Not looking for payment. If I can help my email is bobharper (at) bigpond.comI am interested in the mod and would consider doing the same to my 1971 MGB-GT. It was a US delivered car that has been converted to RHD for Aus by changing US parts to Aus parts.I also have Lathe and Milling machine, but old eyes.
2018-01-21 21:01:12 # 48008
Comment by Bob Harper
Details received. I'll see what I can do this week. It loaded up into LibreCAD without any issue, so editing shouldn't be an issue. I'll see if a friend can advise if I need anything special for a water cutter pattern, or flame cutter etc. Holes may be best drilled for precision.CNC cut is also an option.
2018-01-22 04:51:23 # 48012
Comment by charles durning
Bob,Thanks that will be a huge help
2018-02-01 14:35:55 # 48208
Comment by charles durning
Bob,I misplaced your e-mail. I finally got a chance to trace out the bracket and add in the radius values for the bolt holes without all of the other clutter. Please send me an e-mail and I'll send the tracing.

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