drilled through some roof joists. maybe shouldn't have?

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everyone i've showed 'em to so far has said "probably won't be an issue" including my welder. so i guess i'll proceed putting my ceiling panels up without welding these 5/16" holes shut. i was drilling them for wire runs. thoughts?



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2022 6:00 am
Are protecting the wires running through holes like this? Vibration could cut the wire insulation.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:50 pm
Structurally, I don't think you have anything to worry about.
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'68 Coronet R/T wrote:Structurally, I don't think you have anything to worry about.

thanks for the reassurance



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2022 9:46 pm
chevman wrote:Are protecting the wires running through holes like this? Vibration could cut the wire insulation.

i ended up not using them but i was gonna fit 'em with rubber grommets.



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PostPosted: Tue May 03, 2022 8:37 am
starchy wrote:
chevman wrote:Are protecting the wires running through holes like this? Vibration could cut the wire insulation.

i ended up not using them but i was gonna fit 'em with rubber grommets.


Yes use rubber grommets OR Nylon bushings of some sort + a Good dab of Silicone.
And no I don't think you've hurt structure to bad, Yes you could weld them too if you wanted but I wouldn't get too excited about it for those pictured.
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