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Old 07-01-2011, 06:33 PM   #121
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Thanks Flop for posting. You ran through most of the parts I need to massage on my car. Nice work
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Old 07-12-2011, 09:52 PM   #122
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thanks ken!

heres the fender above finished up







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Old 07-19-2011, 07:55 AM   #123
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this set of rear fenders are for thebanjoman on here







it ended up being in the wrong spot .i think this was a pick up fender with ther holes drilled for a coupe

















a litttle thin


















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Old 10-13-2011, 09:37 PM   #124
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some work i am doing on a 30 roadster

heres the start! dug inot the driver side cowl today

found a mix of cement and some red oxide filler of sorts



cut out the mess and found a solid area to work with



welded up the inner piece and seam sealed it up





i made the body line on the harbor freight bead roller with the step die and some work to give it crown . way easier to make your own in my opinion then mess with patch panels





finished up



this crack is really throwing the alignment of the door off on the bottom. its on the top rail you could say on the quarter panel



crack open



craack closed.makes the door fit waaaay tighter to the body



ground a bunch more useless red oxide out of the door now its loking like a nice solid start!

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Old 10-13-2011, 10:14 PM   #125
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Nice work! I'll bet I can find 3 houses for sale in the neighborhood if you, Marco, and Brent want to move in. Then I wouldn't have to learn body work.
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:26 AM   #126
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Thanks for the very informative thread. I'm going to have to do this myself on my "new" '30, and it's great to see how it's done before I tackle it.
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Old 10-14-2011, 03:23 PM   #127
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Nice work! I'll bet I can find 3 houses for sale in the neighborhood if you, Marco, and Brent want to move in. Then I wouldn't have to learn body work.

Heck, I got a finished basement - carpet, TV, pool table, beds - all ready for 'em to move into - country life, pond full of fish in the backyard, and my wife's a great cook!

Seriously, Flop, for one of your "tender" years, you obviously have great talent - I'm 2-1/2 times your age and wouldn't have a clue where to start doing the stuff you do.

BTW, just curious - any idea what those roadster cowl lights are from? Definitely not Model A.
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:54 PM   #128
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i appreciate all the offer to move guys !!

thats why i put it up here jeep so maybe someone can learn from it.

chud i looked at the lights for a long time today . on the lens it saw c.w. hall lamp company detroit michigan


figured out why the door was hangin out at the bottom



all welded up





some filler. but i would much rather have some well used filler then rust



half finished ...the rest of the filler.







gonna have to pull the door to get around the hinges and pull the lock assembly to get around the handle hole



the next mess

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Old 10-15-2011, 04:57 AM   #129
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a question: what do you use to cut out those bad sections?
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Old 10-15-2011, 06:11 AM   #130
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norton cutting wheel on a 4 inch grinder.only wheel i have never had explode.
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Old 10-15-2011, 06:15 AM   #131
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Thanks-that's what I use, but I was wondering how you got those nice,straight lines. I guess I have to be more careful.
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Old 10-15-2011, 06:25 AM   #132
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Hey Flop, keep up the great work and especially keep up the pictures and posting. Your pictures bring back great memories of my own endless hours of sheetmetal working-you're an inspiration, kind of makes me itch to get the ol sheetmetal work underway on something. If only I had the time......
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:06 AM   #133
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Thanks-that's what I use, but I was wondering how you got those nice,straight lines. I guess I have to be more careful.
I start by putting masking tape where I want to cut, then cut close to the edge of the tape. I get pretty good results that way.

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Old 10-16-2011, 06:55 AM   #134
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glad you are enjoying the posts greg!

new subframe patch put it seam sealed ready for action haha



from the top



new patch tacked in

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Old 10-22-2011, 07:25 AM   #135
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firewall business

a few extras





maybe the cleanest heater hole i have ever seen



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Old 10-22-2011, 09:50 AM   #136
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AMAZING!!
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:18 AM   #137
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thanks paul!


onto the passenger side

this side is way more solid in the subrail dept



some cement and red oxide type filler



sandblasted primed and seamsealed the few pin holes i welded up



begining of the patch



after the step






tacked in



finished up

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Old 11-15-2011, 11:17 PM   #138
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heres another project that came in . late 31 pick up cab with some severe bondo abuse and in a million piece

up to about a half an inch in some spots .





just a little bondo dust on the street .



mostly stripped now gonna start on it in the spring have it ready for next june all back in one piece.
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:17 PM   #139
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Hey flop. Thats a good looking cab there hahahahhah. Can't wait to see it when you get done!
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Old 12-11-2011, 08:33 AM   #140
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hah thanks ian !


here are some 32 ford motor pans i did for jim on here


just a bunch of cracks and brass nothing to exciting



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