What are you using for a body dolly

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  1. Chilsam

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    looking to buy dollies "like u.s car tool body moving wheels"for my 70 coronet project...
     
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    have you tried ebay or craigslist in your area
     
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      yes I have...no luck...
       
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      There is a company here in southern Indiana that makes body dollies and rotisseries called Auto Twirler. I see them on the car restoration shows all the time. They are actually right down the road from me outside a neighboring town called Gosport Indiana. Depending on where you are in Illinois, you might even be able to drive over here and pick it up to save on shipping.

      Well,.... Dang! I just tried to look them up for you to provide a link, and now the site says they are made in Logan Utah, and there is no search evidence of the shop here in Indiana since 2015. Wonder if he sold the company?

      Here is the link to who is making them now. Doesn't look like they are as flexible as they were. I remember looking at the website when it was local and you could buy their items un-powdercoated and save some $. Doesn't look like that is an option now

      https://autotwirler.com/
       
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        Maybe you'll put this in the "Wanted section" instead of a discussion forum.
         
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          Some of the AutoTwirler items for sale on Summit are available unpainted.
           
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            Something like this?


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            Something like this I'm disappointed Richard.

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            What kind of cretin do you think I am?
             
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              That’s kind of funny, they used to be in Plainfield Indiana. (West side of Indy) I drove over there and bought one from them in 2006. Evidently the rights have been sold a few times. I first saw them at the GoodGuys show that they used to have at Raceway Park. One of the best, in my opinion.
               
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                Shouldn’t this discussion be moved to the Blue Forum?
                 
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                I have always just built my own body dollies and rotisseries.
                 
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                • Richard Cranium

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                  A body dolly you say...

                   
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                    I made mine.
                     
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                      Yes i did
                       
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                        pic ?
                         
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                        • Chilsam

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                          Did u make mounting plates for the front dolly's and is that a brace running between them on the front ?
                           
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