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  1. hendelec liked brEad's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    I suspect most of us would be delighted to make anything close to that nice. Looks great from here.

    Aug 3, 2020 at 5:09 PM
  2. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    I thought about holes to lighten it, and thought about dimple dies, but basically I just wanted to get the whole thing over with. I'm...

    Aug 3, 2020 at 5:09 PM
  3. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    It only took me 7 years to make that decklid. I'm really hitting my stride now. Within the next 400 years or so, I'll have my...

    Aug 3, 2020 at 5:07 PM
  4. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    Step 649: Get a running start and throw that mofo on the car. Be careful. The decklid now weighs approximately 3 metric tons...

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  5. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    Step 646: Weld the angle things to the other thing. Make support things. Mount the latch thing. Trim the sides to make an even gap. I...

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  6. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    Step 644: You have a slow drain in the bathroom. Use a plumbing snake and get it stuck. Call a plumber. Hang your head in shame. Step...

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  7. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    Step 643: Bump stops, baby!

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  8. hendelec liked Johnny Sparkle's post in the thread Projects How not to build a hotrod - My '33 Plymouth.

    Step 642: Cut a big chunk of 18 gauge steel. Hit all the things with hammers on your ghetto sheetmetal brake (aka whatever metal tube...

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  9. hendelec liked cactus1's post in the thread Projects I Just Bought a Hot Rod Model A Roadster That Was Built In 1959....

    How dare you!? This is serious buidness man! ;):p

    Aug 3, 2020 at 4:58 PM
  10. hendelec liked cactus1's post in the thread Projects I Just Bought a Hot Rod Model A Roadster That Was Built In 1959....

    No sir! Been like that for 59 years and that’s good enough for me!

    Aug 3, 2020 at 4:58 PM
  11. hendelec liked cactus1's post in the thread Projects I Just Bought a Hot Rod Model A Roadster That Was Built In 1959....

    Thanks for the vote of confidence Bob. Lanny actually took all the danger and guesswork out of it when he installed a mopar alternator...

    Aug 3, 2020 at 4:58 PM
  12. hendelec liked Ebbsspeed's post in the thread Projects I Just Bought a Hot Rod Model A Roadster That Was Built In 1959....

    I guess you must be in the camp that think folks who run a generator or an ammeter must have a wish to die of immolation, eh?...

    Aug 3, 2020 at 4:57 PM
  13. hendelec liked cactus1's post in the thread Projects I Just Bought a Hot Rod Model A Roadster That Was Built In 1959....

    Thanks! Yes those two are all that remains. Here is my Merc in front of the big one. I wanted the roadster in front of it but someone...

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  14. hendelec liked loudbang's post in the thread Projects I Just Bought a Hot Rod Model A Roadster That Was Built In 1959....

    A tube or can of touchup paint and a small brush or toothpick works wonders. :rolleyes: [ATTACH]

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