The Jalopy Journal
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1954 Chevy 2dr
Runs and drives well, brakes work great, 12 volt with alternator. Body is very clean. I have extra rocker trim, half moon...
I got a little time this weekend to work on the coupe. Can I call it a coupe? I think it fits the description.
Anyway, As always I have been side...
Sold please delete
I bought it. If I had it to do over I would have made it. The quality on this one is terrible. When I got it I just about stuck it back in the...
I know. I am a little nervous about it.
I’m not sure. My boy wants me to chop it. Depends on how it looks when I am finished with the other side. If it doesn’t turn out right I may chop it.
I do have some gauges I made from an original body. Actually a coupe is a lot more square than a sedan. That was the struggle putting the square...
That is awesome!
Bang, it’s a 3 window.
Still have a little work to do but it looks like a car again. Glad that’s done... well half done. Now just to make the...
I felt good enough about the lower half of the sail panel to trim it and tack it in. With that in place I have the foundation to work the top...
Still fighting through the sail panel. I think it is starting to take shape, maybe a little flat on the top. The detail or tight radius that runs...
I recently scored a dropped axle for it and could not resist putting it under the front to see how it sets. I am trying not to mess with the...
Couple more pictures of the “lip” over the door. It transitions from an over hung lip to a flush body line. I spent way to much time making that.
Some times I don’t know why I start these projects. This is a can of works to say the least. Any way I finished the door opening around the top...
Those are part of the 2 door sedan.
Ok, I got Side tracked on some other projects. I have a little time before the next one starts so. Here we go.
I have been nervous about doing...
That looks great!
No skill here. I am just flying by the seat of my pants.
It has been difficult to resist the temptation of chopping it. But I want to do this stock height. If it doesnt look right when I'm done I'll chop...
3W quarters are not avalible. SAR does not make them anymore.
No, I dont have the 32 3w anymore.
I had a plan put together for another 32 but I got side tracked with this.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Got to have a roll down rear window.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I was lucky enough to score a set of top hinges from a 33 that have a portiom of the door. I made new inner door tops...
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