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Customs Chopped 61 Cadillac

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Foppa, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Foppa
    Joined: Aug 18, 2008
    Posts: 168


    So now i've started the chop of my 61 fleetwood caddy..
    This is my first chop.

    So the question is:
    Should i Keep it 4door or convert it to 2door?

    i have done a photoshop of the car..
    The chop is real, but not fully welded together.. (the rear roof panels are photshoped, The C pillars)

    but thats how the roof is going to get..


    *now i've posted it right*
  2. Stu D Baker
    Joined: Mar 4, 2005
    Posts: 2,494

    Stu D Baker
    from Illinois

    Personally, I prefer the 2 door version. It just seems to be more eye pleasing than the 4 door version. Keep us posted. Stu
  3. raise the back or lower the front about an inch....use coupe doors...make sure you can get your rear tires off......
  4. porknbeaner
    Joined: Sep 12, 2003
    Posts: 41,391


    If I was cutting and pasting anyway I would make it a 2 door, I would either lengthen the front doors or find a pair of two door doors then weld the rears up.

    That said it could fly either way for me. I am not a big fan of more doors but it is a caddy so its not like you are trying to customize a 4 door comet or something. On a Caddy or a lincoln 4 doors says luxery which would lend a wink and a nod to the early customs.
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  5. Foppa
    Joined: Aug 18, 2008
    Posts: 168


    thank you for the answers.. the car is going to lay the frame on the ground, after them pictures i have installed airbags and notched the frame properly. so it lays flat on the ground..
    it is leaning towards being a 2door. and if so, i'm going to lengthen the front doors..
    i really dig the look of it chopped and 2doors and welded smooth fenderskirts.
  6. lawman
    Joined: Sep 19, 2006
    Posts: 2,667


    Make it a two door !!!
  7. twochops
    Joined: Feb 28, 2006
    Posts: 1,510


    Rare Caddy-Bird

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