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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Elvis100, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Elvis100
    Joined: May 21, 2016
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    I have been collecting parts for my 34 roadster for a couple years. I finally have a couple months to work on it and some of my other projects.


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  2. Elvis100
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    I got a deal recently for a rear clip and 3 doors (well 2 1/2 doors) to go with my cowl.


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  3. Cyclone Kevin
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    More pix please, love those Model 40’s!!!!! E7E24B36-EEB2-458A-830E-27CCFC53108D.jpeg
    Where did you find both the front & the rear?
     
  4. Elvis100
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    I started with the 1/2 door first... the skin was pretty straightforward... the door edge is going to be tricky.



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    Here are some pictures of progress with the door wood frame. I was lucky to have picked one set to use as a template.


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  6. gonzo
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    Really nice work.
     
  7. 31hotrodguy
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  8. uncle buck
    Joined: Feb 13, 2007
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    Looks great! Looks like you’ve found some good doors. I think you are doing the right thing in making your wood. I am going to do the same on my Phaeton after buying the wood available for one door. The finish work was what I feel is pretty rough for the $1050 cost of it.


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  9. Pewsplace
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    I am looking forward to this build. Nice work on the wood.
     
  10. Elvis100
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    I got the cowl last year from a guy in Southern California, the rear clip and doors came from a friend in Northern California.


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  11. RonaldR
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    RonaldR here looking at the cowl it appears that the throttle is on the right side, must have come from down under.
     
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  12. Elvis100
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    The key is having a template... I did the b-pillars for my three window last year with my fathers help and have him for this project also. He is the wood guy.


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  14. Algoma56
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    Thought that guy looked familiar, must have been your post on the 3W, I remember.
     
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  15. waxhead
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    Looking good, subscribed
     
  16. spurgeonforge
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    Awesome project! Even cooler to have your dad help.
     
  17. Elvis100
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    Yes, the cowl is originally Australian. The roadsters were imported in pieces from Canada and the cowls were modified with a pie cut to fit the Aussie doors. I will reverse the modification to fit the American doors.


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  18. It is neat that your Dad gets to help out! Your a lucky fella. Enjoy the moments.
     
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  19. That wood work is tooo pretty to cover up, I'd have to just leave the panels off & stain the wood & call it done.
     
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  20. Pete
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    Subscribed! Can’t wait to see the transformation from parts to a car.
     
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  21. Squablow
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    Looks good! If you end up with an extra door top and want to sell it, let me know. I could use something as a pattern, even if it's shot.
     
  22. Elvis100
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    Working on some other projects today, but here is the 33 dash for the car.


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  23. Nobey
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    Nice wood work, I can tell you've done this before. Great to see a true craftsman.....
     
  24. Elvis100
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    I should have a top from the other passenger door after I replace it...


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  25. Elvis100
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    Definitely! Still learning from him at 48


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  27. Squablow
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    Cool, let me know, no rush but definitely interested. I'll be watching this build, looks like it's off to a great start!

     
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  28. trey32
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    Did the three window get finished??
     
  29. Elvis100
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    Still working on it...


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