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Projects Backyard project -29 Tudor "Chick-Magnet"

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Konemies, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. Finnrodder
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  2. Konemies
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    Hi everybody,

    i didn't update my thread at along time but here is couple pictures my car. My friend Mikko took them. Soon is winter and i go back to garage. Next winter i try to paint my car and fix it nice.

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  3. big vic
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    its definatly looking real good good luck over the winter
     
  4. Konemies
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    I didnt't forget this project. I did some metal work before painting.

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    I cut earlier fixies off.

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    Working with english wheel.

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    This car original metal is very thin and its very difficult welding.
     
  5. Konemies
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    I made a dashboard. I bought fine speedmeter in last winter, it belong to '50 Olds.

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    It need something more but i don't know what...
     
  6. Bigplum
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    Would two nicely shaped bits of wood complete the olds speedo ? , just a thought though ,
    Nothing too big just something to follow the corner profile of speedo ,or make it in steel ?

    Looks lovely as is
     
  7. Finnrodder
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    Thats great looking dash!
    Is that english wheel a new toy?
    I dont remember that you never mentioned that you own one.
     
  8. Konemies
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    Bigplum, good idea! I try to do it in steel. Thank for comments :)

    Antti, i did it a half year ago with my brother.
     
  9. Konemies
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    Update

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    Happy New Year :D
     
  10. lrapso
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  11. Konemies
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    Hi again and sorry because i didn't update my project tasks.
    But here is:

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    I try dash in car.

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    I fixed body steels.

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    Ready to paint primer.

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    Already painted for primer.

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    I made some fix for cooler.

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    Its already welded (myself :))

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    I painted motor in black and put in old casting covers.

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    More primer...
     
  12. Konemies
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    bracket for panhard.

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    My mom help me stitch a roof.

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    I did it :) not so bad

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    I training with 1-Shot paint.

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    floor

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    Couch is from Chrysler Voyager.
     
  13. Finnrodder
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    Wow,great progress.I guess i'll see it live pretty soon...
     
  14. Konemies
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    Thank you,Antti. I hope you coming my party and then you see it live.
     
  15. Finnrodder
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  16. Binger
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    Looks great!! I like the roof a lot! and the panhard bar looks great too!
     
  17. Konemies
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    Thanks,binger
     
  18. jhutch713
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    Very cool...hats off bro. Subscribed.
     
  19. 32viper
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    Great thread, good build. Keep it up.
     
  20. OFT
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    Very Nice.
     
  21. Finnrodder
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    That was a great party,thanks Jyrki!
    And thanks for the test drive too:D
     
  22. Konemies
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    Good friends make a good party :) Thank you, Antti.

    Here is it.
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