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progress on my 50 chevy

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 31-5window, Jan 1, 2010.

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    :cool: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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    looks like you'r getting it figured out. looking nice.
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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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    I'm build ing a 1950 Chevy coupe too.... post some more pics.
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    Lookin great!!Keep the updates coming!!
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    A good start keep on
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    Looking good.
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    Looks good, keep at it and post more picture
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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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    That's a lot of good progress!
    What are your plans for the rear inner fenders?
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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.
    Cheers......
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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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    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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    Real nice!!! Keep the updates coming. Todd
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    This work keep it up more pics thanks gotta a 52 my self
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    Nice work! Thanks for all the great pix, motivation!!
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    Jon SSS, 1/4 panels, tail pan inner, outer & rear body mount came from EMS. Yes tail pan was around $375.00 I made the inner & outer rockers. Made some progress tonight on rear axle slowly I creep.
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    Got the chevy back on the ground to try it out. I am feeling good with the progress.[​IMG]
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    Back to making some progress on my chevy. It been awhile busy year for us but plan to stay onit now. So here are a few updates got the rear end setup made new inner fender wells and filling in the blanks pictures soon.
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