The Jalopy Journal
The Old Girl has been taken to the next level, but unfortunately the Thunderturd is For Sale again by the original designer/creator. Here are a...
Blocking is finally complete. LOST OF BLOCKING. Primed it yesterday with Clausen All U Need Poly Primer. I decided to go with Clausen Poly first...
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In the skim coating and blocking stage right now. LOTS of blocking.
Some guys don't get their bodywork perfectly straight prior to Epoxy and High...
My #1 favorite vehicle of all time.
You have a great "keeper".
Continuing on with the metal patching. All patches are welded in, ground, skim coated with Evercoat Metal 2 Metal and first rough sanded. Hope to...
Today, I was welding the remaining patches in the Lower Sections of the body.
I have an old Roof Skin from a 1950 Ford that I kept just for sheet...
The only way that I can describe it is that it is "denser". The metalurgy seems to be different.
It straightens better, welds better and...
Metal Prepping. The sheetmetal on this body is real clean. The dull grey areas are Evercoat Metal 2 Metal filler. The rest is original Henry...
Spent another Snowy Syracuse day taking care of the RT. & LT. Quarter Panel Supports. Orignially, this area was actually just the point where the...
Spent the day stripping the body and roughing in the little sheet metal replacement that is needed.
This body is in very good overall condition....
The Two arched areas on each Rear Door is where the builder burned the Hell out of the Door Skin(s) with his trusty Arch Welder ! when he welded...
Starting in on the body work. There isn't very much. This body is real clean. Most of the grinded off areas are holes that I will be filling.
Here is my build thread.
Customs - From Clown Car to 1927 T Touring Custom Rod | The H.A.M.B. (jalopyjournal.com)
Just getting rolling on my '27 Tub.
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DAMN double images !
I'll have to clean up this thread when I have more time.
The stripping has begun. I am using a product called Citristrip. It is working good. Not sure what kind of paint that is on the Ol' Girl. [ATTACH]...
I have the original T shell and Lower Shell apron as well as the original Hood.
Started stripping off the Yellow paint last night. The original...
Picked her up last night.
Here are some Pix of the chassis that it came off of.
The entire chassis and driveline were already sold.
I had no...
Roll on Jimmie.
RIP Stevie Ray.
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Driver probably said : Hold my Beer and watch this !!
What K13 said.
K 13 gives EXCELLENT advice.
Not all Epoxies are created the same.
It needs a 6-71 sticking out of the Top.
Looks great Mike.
R.I.P. - JOHN SABATUCCI.
E P O X Y.
Out in Youtube land is a guy that did a test of these waxes. He did all kinds of destructive testing to several ceramic waxes. The Turtle Wax...
Yep, someone got a welder for Christmas !!!
I always knew that Eddy was really Santa.
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