The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by mercurymitch, Jun 11, 2011.
Rear window should look like this
you are doing an incredible job. wish i had 10% of your skill!
I desided to put a roll cage in to stiffen things up a bit .This will be in the cavity and not seen
looks to be a '38 club coupe? if so, rare body
Great build! I really like the way you made the running boards.
you are a great bloody craftsman, mate!
love your work mitch, where are you located?
very nice work
My oh my you are talented. Great job! Keep us updated!
That's one of the surprises I got during the visit to the USA last year.
USA guy - "Nah, there's nothing around, all the old cars have gone"
Kiwi guy "Shee-it, lookat all the old cars, man I wish we had projects like that back in New Zealand"
I decided i needed a bead roller so i had this plate cut to size
and some shafts turned up,i machine up my own formers on my $200 lath
the cogs i used are timing belt cogs from a gtr skyline
and all together, just need a motor
I didnt want big gaps under the doors so i made these peices for fillers,took a bit of nutting out as they are curved both ways
I trimmed the edge off and hammered the edge under
You said you did some panel beating. WOW thats a bit more then panel beating. I was at a loss when I saw the first pic of the roof. Incredable work. Iceman
Just got a new coupe,its taken me 60 years to locate this one
Now how to cut ,in true hotrod style iturned it into a convertable
Hey Mitch, Happy Birthday and welcome to the 60 Club. I thought your first cut might have been to chop the roof!
Now how to make a door,i started by making a wooden frame and screwing it to the hinges to make sure it worked.It didnt the door lower edge hit on the front mudguard
Bloody computer wont work have to wait till later
If you look inside you can see some of the bits allready made for the door top
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