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Technical 31 Coupe Chop Chop

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Par34, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. Par34
    Joined: Oct 2, 2014
    Posts: 59


    Working my brain on how much to chop my A (31). Does anyone know how much this 31 is chopped, it was built by a guy named Dave out of Oregon. I think the car is now in NH.
    Thanks for the help! $(KGrHqVHJBUE+MwEdmFPBP4N9s(oi!~~60_57.jpg
    lothiandon1940 likes this.
  2. If I were to guess, I'd say 6 inches.
  3. I was going to say 5 or 6 myself.

    if one wanted to copy a chop that was already done the best approach would be to take a snap with an inch indicator and start cutting it down an inch at a time until it looked right or do the same with the car, get it pretty close then remove a little at a time until it was right.
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  4. ..............and by the way, whatever the amount turns out to be, that is one bad-ass Model A Hot Rod!:D

  5. scrap metal 48
    Joined: Sep 6, 2009
    Posts: 6,077

    scrap metal 48

    I would say no more than 4"-4 1/2"...
  6. Par34
    Joined: Oct 2, 2014
    Posts: 59


    Yeah I'm thinking it's in the 4"-5" range.
  7. ironandsteele
    Joined: Apr 25, 2006
    Posts: 5,479


    That's 4-4.5" I would guess. Mine was a 5" chop

  8. '54Caddy
    Joined: Sep 11, 2009
    Posts: 929


    I was thinking the same thing...about 4.5"

    Mine was 5" as well

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