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Body And Frame Joining

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The process resembles a flying trapeze in which one person flies through the air to grab onto another at the exact moment when joining can take place. As in acrobatics, this process is carried out on the move where neither part ever pauses. The workers must be in the right position at the moment the two parts come together so the bolts and connections can be zipped into place with power tools. Within seconds, two separate pieces become as one.

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