The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Lloyd's paint & glass, Nov 17, 2019.
It's about Damn time you got back to work on your own shit... LOL!!!
Man they just keep coming! Between the firehouse and the body shop i don't have time to do anything lol. But i got the passenger side cut and ready also. Both sides are ready to install once i get the channel installed, who knows when I'll get to that
A few years ago I had a beater-ish 55 convertible. I went through so many windows in that thing I should’ve learned your trade. They rattled around in the doors so bad every time I rolled em up they were broken, I just bought cheap used ones at swap meets. I did install some new felts etc but they were never really right
Bring the beer, we'll crank up the stereo, and you'll be cutting glass in no time!
Oh and you can help block sand!!!
That’s one of my “issues” I can’t really do that currently. Hopefully the Doc can do something for my hands/wrists, until then.....
Ok you can watch and drink beer
One of my few talents
Don't forget hoarding all of the cool shit...
Ok maybe that too
What's up my hot rod brothers? Took some time to put the door glass in my car today.... got the driver's side done, went to the right side and the spring was broken on the regulator. Looked up a new regulator, $100, no says i. Made a new pin, found a spring on a regulator in the junk pile from something later model. Works great! And i still got my hundred dollars lol...
Drug out some reveal and figured I'd clean it up. Just trying to see what i have and what's missing
Passenger side glass done....
good work there - 'bout figured I'm going with a 1960 clip on my 59.....as that's the best parts car I can find...
Gotta say I like the single color painted dash in your car. Many are two tone, and often seen is Bel Air inserts on a 210 or 150.
That's my favorite car gm ever built
Can't find any damn screws for the garnish molding. Ain't going out in the rain until time to quit and eat supper! I'm made out of sugar as granny always said so i switched gears and moved to something else
I'm just rolling with what I've got lol, I'm going all white on the inside. Well, except for a blue steering wheel that was HER idea. I'd rather have a white flake wheel.
Will that even "fit" the 59 body lines? 59 being somewhat "rounder", while the 60 is more "square"; the body "lines"
I am Butch/56sedandelivery..
Butch - I wondered the same thing.
Lloyd, here's an alter ego shot of mine, all black with a blue'flake wheel.
There's a white one around here somewhere..
Pulled out the headlight bezels, and one is cracked, but i thought I'd check them out on the car. Tried putting the headlight buckets in the backing plates, but they don't fit. Gotta figure that out...
Yours is bigger than mine! Damn genetics
What's the piece look like that goes in the center of the bottom windshield garnish?
That's a myth! LOL
Nope, nothing like that in my boxes lol... thanks man
Glad I am not the only one who does stuff like this. Putting my '57 together I was welding together 4 door sashes for the glass to go into, cutting down and re-drilling those roller channels from other cars, all my glass is salvaged original stuff, and I made all of my felt sweeps and channels from those big long generic pieces you get in a tube.
Windows all work and are really nice and tight now, but man, what a job that is! Very time consuming to do it right, and even tougher when you're trying to keep a tight budget and not just buy everything new.
Looks like you're getting it done, little by little, looks good!
Hell yeah man! I take a lot of pride in doing things the hard way It gets aggravating some times, but i guess that's what makes it satisfying. It's more fun to say "i made that"
Lemme see if I have a spare around here for you. What else do you need?
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