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Projects 30 Ford Coupe!! Quite the Mess

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Flop, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. Flop
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    hah thanks Ralph!!

    you are right chop top it will be put to use some where

    thats how i started

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    rolled my bead

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    then broke it at 7/8ths of an inch

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    then you shrink the panel

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    and some english wheel action

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    round 2 went much better ... tipping the edges in


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    break time is over time to head back tot he shop and weld it in tonite .

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  2. Flop
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    gettin there weld by weld !


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  3. 3wLarry
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    from Owasso, Ok

  4. Flop
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    thanks Larry !!

    doors done but was to tired to put it back on

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    still needs some tweaking here and there but the hard work is done

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  5. HotRodHighley
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  6. great job on that door! looks AMAZING!
     
  7. teejay99
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    better than new !

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  8. Flop
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  9. pimpin paint
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    Hey flop,

    Has Santa been hittin the ''Pixie Dust '? He looks alittle too awake:D

    Happy Xmas


    " Do not reach greedily for the Kool-Aid "
     
  10. You make it look sooooo easy! Awesome as always...... A picture guide for sure! Thanks once again!
     
  11. rat seeker
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    unreal, nice work
     
  12. rat seeker
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  13. flatout51
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    Awe inspiring for sure.
     
  14. ThrottleJockey
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    Can we get a pic of the seam on the inside of the panel?
     
  15. TurboX2
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    There is just not enough good words that I can say for your awesome work! My hat is off to you.
     
  16. backlash18
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    Flop,
    Just landed on this thread today and it is amazing. I am a beginner and these threads really teach me a lot. Thank you for all of your time in detailing each post. Question. In post 114 you said,
    Do you have any pictures of these tools?
     
  17. Cali4niaCruiser
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    Just found this thread too...
    Great work flop! Lots of inspiration here!
     
  18. Flop
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    appreciate it everyone !!

    lots of fighting on this side invisible!!


    thanks seeker!

    thanks flatout !

    thanks turbo

    ill get one for ya next time backlash.

    thanks cruiser

    got the door in its hole !!

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    bad picture but here ya go throttlejockey

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  19. ThrottleJockey
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    Thanks for the pics.....great work
     
  20. drmrman
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    Hey what's Santa doing there!?!?!?!? Shouldnt he be preparing for his big day!? :D
     
  21. Flop
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    pimpinpaint Merry Christmas buddy !! you helped me out a ton over the years i apprecaite it!

    thanks throttle jocky!

    dr mr gettin the ol sleigh ready !!

    well heres a peek into my friday nights....:eek::eek::eek:

    roll em

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    stand back and look

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    put the break where it meets the b pillar then head home because its 10 :00

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    merry christmas folks!
     
  22. Merry Chritmas Flop! You are doing a killer job!
     
  23. Forddraggin
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  24. Flop
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    thanks K13 !

    thanks Ford


    Hoping to get a little more done today we shall see !
     
  25. greaser
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    Awesome work as usual, Flop.
    How did you bend the edge without kinking the rolled bead detail?

    Merry Christmas!
     
  26. chopt top kid
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    Now I don't care who you are, that's just plain slick!!! I need to get me an 'ol steering wheel for my roller, and an ol' grinder stand, and then learn how to use it... "Merry Christmas Flop"! You da man!!!
     
  27. 117harv
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    As usual, GREAT work, always looking forward to more posts on your threads:)...keep them coming.
     
  28. Flop
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    greaser just a sheetmetal break . thanks!!


    thanks chop top ... it makes life way easier!! Merry Christmas!!

    thanks 117 !!

    did some exploratory surgery and im pretty excited!! the B pillar is still somewhat intact!!

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    this side of the car is prettty damn nice!!
     
  29. Gremlinguy
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    Always love fallowing your builds Flop!!
     
  30. jimz31
    Joined: Oct 9, 2012
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    from PA

    Merry Christmas, Flop!
     

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