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Projects Pat pryor's <handmade> 32 roadster build

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Pat Pryor, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Pat Pryor
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    finally on to the next project! the 32 roadster this time i hope on perfecting my skills and trying to make everything perfect and not cutting corners. this cars got to make it to bonneville in 2012 with everyone's favorite Boston car club. the plan for the car is to keep it a highboy stance with un split wishbones, lowered just a tad, and have a late 40's slightly hoped up look.
    i also plan on have better quality pics this time.
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    16 ga. aint too fun to work with.


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    frame all welded up. i know shitty pics the good ones wont load.



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    going with the wide fives


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  2. carcrazyjohn
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    You didn't show them the body you made. Or the grille shell Lol on the grille shell . This guy is the best metal shaper Ive seen .And he's a young guy .
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    here you go again....:)
  4. Pat Pryor
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    no body yet lol o and you mean the grill shell i picked up from that gentlemen in pa?
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    Go Pat Go! Really enjoyed the last build, I am subscribed.
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    Awesome, can't wait to see the progress.
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    Bore-ing! Yeah right!:rolleyes: We'll be watching this one close for sure!
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    Nice Pat! A coupe, now a roadster. I wish I was young and unmarried with no kids again so I can spend anytime at all on my car.
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    Wow, he's handsome and handy!


    Lookin' good kid!

    Pete-
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    We really need to get you a better camera! And my dying monitor doesn't help either!
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    So you must have a buddy with original parts to measure from?

    Carry on...... looking forward to progress shots.
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    Watch out for Pete there ,You guys should see Pat's girl ,He's talented and lucky . I thought you were using the pickup body ,I stand corrected ,Ill be in touch and following the build . As soon as I get mine done ,Ill cruise over ,The 69 Fire bird isn't old enough .
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    That's pretty cool man. Best of luck I'll be watching!!!
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    haha i was gonna put Tman after i wrote better pics up top there.
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    hope your talking bout the build:D
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    ive been lucky enough to measure some of the local 32 roadster owners cars. heres what i have sofar. im still waiting to take a few more and do paper patterns also. and any other info or pics you 32 buffs have im open ears.

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    wow, can i get some of your ambition? good luck with build

    mike
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    I cannot wait to see the progress on this hand made hot rod.

    BTW Duece Daddy Don sell copies of original rear quarter blueprints - these may be of some help to you. A friend of mine bought one, and they are right up your alley.
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    sounds like you got plan there Pat. I'm only up the road from ya, pm, e-mail or call if you need sheet metal or help.
    later
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    The first car you did was awesome, the fact that you could do it was very impressive to both us and i'm sure to yourself. Now that it is done you can stand back and look at it. You know it could have been better, crisper lines, better paint, you know that, I'm not kicking. I would have been proud of that first car had I done it myself. Now you are doing your second car, this is your big chance kiddo, you have everyones attention, you could go from that guy Pat that did a car to Pat the legend, use that to keep you precise, focused and energized, you know that even if you produce a mocked up running handmade body car and do not refine the finishing details for Bonneville 2012, you will be legend. Don't even think of looking towards the next body, don't start looking down the path, live this build through, the more precise and correct that body is the fewer pooh poohers there will be crying about lines and crispness of detail. Go for legend don't just go for good enough, go for the best and become a legend. Have fun while you're at it, nothing but support for you my friend. Frank
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    go man go! good to see your car at the alter boys show. wish i knew that was you eyeing my stuff earlier in the day. i'd have bent your ear a bit longer.
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    Pat, it was great meeting you at the Alter boys show. Its nice to chat with guys from outside of new england every now and then! :DGood luck on the build!
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    Most people use a saw ot a plasma cutter on 16 ga. Those are some serious cuts for a pair of tin snips you must look like Popeye.

    Form the look of it you are way more serious than I am. I'll be wanting to see the end result. Looks good so far.
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    cant wait to see this, go man go!
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    Firewall looks great man. Good thing I was there too help fuck it up! :D
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    lol i almost forgot. you custom guys cant help but chop things up. tell russ im still mad at him haha.:D
  28. Pat Pryor
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    thanks. yea im aimin for the goods this time around. paint is gonna be done by Billy form Moonlite Kustoms so it should look nice. i just have to keep him away form the bead roller.:rolleyes:
  29. Pat Pryor
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    thanks. which car was yours?
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    yea you too. very cool roadster ya have.

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