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47 Chevy Coupe door to Convertible

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Flop, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. Flop
    Joined: Jun 8, 2006
    Posts: 3,885

    Flop
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    Welllll Jeff got T boned in his 47 rag top and found a really nice coupe door to make the change over .


    the culprits

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    im glad i didnt make the first cut ... NOS

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    mouse no NOS

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    bottom welded in .sides cut down . top sitting in place

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    measure about a million times

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    maaaaybe eventually make a cut

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    jam a hammer in your gut , press on the door skin with you elbow and you are ready for some tig welding !

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    fit is important

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    tig welded and finished with a vixen file ...

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    more to come later on this was enough for my arm one day
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2013
  2. chopolds
    Joined: Oct 22, 2001
    Posts: 5,695

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    from howell, nj
    1. Kustom Painters

    RIP mouse!
    Nice work!
     
  3. 28-31
    Joined: Jun 16, 2011
    Posts: 72

    28-31
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    Excellent job, as always!
     
  4. Flop
    Joined: Jun 8, 2006
    Posts: 3,885

    Flop
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    thanks guys !!!


    finished off with sand paper

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    inside cut down and spot welded in

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    and we are done !!

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  5. Great work! Cutting the door to save a ragtop is the only reason to perform surgery on a near perfect door of that vintage.
     

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