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Old 01-01-2010, 08:50 PM   #1
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Default progress on my 50 chevy

Well made some progress on the chevy. Sometimes I wonder if I in over my head. Some of the posts on here make chopping a top seem like its not that big of a deal. I have found out that there is a LOT of little shit that you don"t really notice until you get in to it. Anyway here are few pictures let me know what you think so far. Very
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Old 01-01-2010, 08:55 PM   #2
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looks like you'r getting it figured out. looking nice.
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:16 PM   #3
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That looks pritty darn good.
Quite the PITA isn't it. I'm so glad i'm on the downhill side of that.
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Old 03-26-2010, 03:51 PM   #4
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I'm build ing a 1950 Chevy coupe too.... post some more pics.
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Old 03-26-2010, 04:06 PM   #5
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Lookin great!!Keep the updates coming!!
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Old 03-26-2010, 04:08 PM   #6
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A good start keep on
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Old 03-26-2010, 04:21 PM   #7
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Looking good.
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Old 03-26-2010, 05:50 PM   #8
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Looks good, keep at it and post more picture
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Old 05-09-2012, 08:58 AM   #9
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It's been a while since I have updated been busy. As for the chop it's done vent windows garnish moldings done. Hung new 1/4 panels, rockers, tail pan. Recently working on installing a Gambino's tail dagger set up. Pictures will be up soon.
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:02 PM   #10
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:58 AM   #17
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That's a lot of good progress!
What are your plans for the rear inner fenders?
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:34 AM   #18
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Nice Job !!
Those are a difficult chop, but really look awesome when done correctly...yours is sure in that category !
Keep the pics coming.
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:50 PM   #19
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Thanks for kind words guy's. my plan for inner wells is to make them I made a templates out of cardboard to mock it up. then I made a plywood buck to sandwich the metal then did releaf cuts so I could bend the edge over. I'll post some pics.
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:59 PM   #20
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Great work! I have a '50 as well. Where did you get the replacement sheet metal. My car is roached out in all the same locations. To replace the rear pan is super expensive at the site I looked at. About $375.00. What about yours? Keep us posted.
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