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Hot Rods 1931 Model A The Harbor Kustom's Coupe, A "Bonneville/Rolling Bones" style build!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HarborKustomSpeedShop, May 5, 2014.

  1. Had to push it outside again today to get a look at the new hood top profile. Also need to move my English wheel to try my hand at making a roof skin. More on that once its wheeled out (hopefully it works). Anyways here's the picture from a little bit ago.

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    and the start of the roof skin

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  2. olds vroom
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    Wait you forgot holes in the roof panel
     
  3. Man, that looks good!

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  4. Haha ya its the one thing getting added without any holes in it...

    Thanks @Blownfuel
     
  5. 36 coupe
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    Awsome work mate, well done !
     
  6. oldman2
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    That is looking sweeeet....Jim
     
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  7. bengeltiger
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    Man! I am loving that hood! The extended length & the louvers look great. Thanks for sharing how you did it too.
     
  8. Thanks you!

    thanks Jim!

    Thanks man, no problem.
     
  9. Got the seat built, back and the bottom will be foamed and upholstered in black vinyl with pleats. However I also thinking of diamond tuck stitching with smooth borders, the diamonds will be sallow(depth wise) if that makes sense ?

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  10. Outback
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    Go diamonds!
     
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  11. Bam.inc
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    Like diamonds
     
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  12. x3 I like the diamonds


    Sent from my flip phone.
     
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  13. K.L
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    Subscribing!
     
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  14. Sakke
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    Diamond stitching sounds cool for this tuff-looking hot rod !!
     
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  15. Any updates??
     
  16. Bam.inc
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    Updates. ..& more HAMB pics
     
  17. Jkustom
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    Dude! I'm hooked.
     
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  18. 32 Spitfire
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  19. Thanks guys! Haven't worked on it in about a month, been busy lately.

    Here's another shot of the front to hold you guys over... I promise ill be back on it strong real soon!!

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  20. dad-bud
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    Laidout53, thanks for sharing your build (so far). I really love the proportions of the stretched hood which, along with just about everything else is near perfect. Did you have to 'roll' your hood-top louvres to fit the curve in the hood? Those louvres are so sweet.
    Looking forward to more updates.
    Thanks.
     
  21. Thanks @dad-bud, yeah I had to put a slight arch to them in order to match the hood.
     
  22. excellent build,looking foward to more updates.
     
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  23. 51box
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    How's it coming?
     
  24. Johnny C.
    Joined: Dec 17, 2008
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    Killer build. Great fabrication and style!
     
  25. mopar57
    Joined: Apr 24, 2012
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    Awesome build very inspiring
     
  26. thanks guys! I'm making progress, took a little time off from it but I'm back at it. I've got the wood kit kit down and test fit.

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  27. On a side note I've been getting some Ink work done too, I think you guys will like it. All hot rod related...
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  28. The37Kid
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    So I guess you won't be going back to stamp collecting. Bob
     
  29. haha no I don't think so, sorry bob
     

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