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Technical Engine Turning and Bead Rolling a Hawk Dash Insert

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Irishjr, Mar 22, 2020.

  1. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 34,454

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    Nice work. We had a great thread on this a few years back as well. Looking forward to watching the progress of the whole car.
     
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  2. I think this thread is about done. SUCCESS! I rolled and polished the edge and installed it in the dash with the gauges. I still have to do the glove box lid, but that can be down the road.

    IN DASH 2.jpg

    Close-up:

    IN DASH 3.jpg

    I hope this has been informative. I learned a lot as I went along and am very happy with how it turned out. Now back to 53 COOP:

    https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/53-coop-studebaker-gets-a-major-makeover.1208116/

    Feel free to message me with questions or assistance. If you are close to me and want to use my setup, this can be done.....

    Later.....
     
  3. Budget36
    Joined: Nov 29, 2014
    Posts: 6,751

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    Damn. That is some super nice work!
     
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  4. arkiehotrods
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
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    Wow is all I can say! Outstanding!
     
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  5. I love Stude dashes. I have a couple, unsure of the years though. One looks sorta like yours, and the other has wood grain. I just bought them because I thought they looked cool =)

    You do amazing work. Much better than factory.
     
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  6. deathrowdave
    Joined: May 27, 2014
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    Outstanding ! I turned the dash on my 32 , I used the very same system as you do , only I did not have the ability roll the edges . You have something to really be proud of doing yourself . Stand tall and proud , Brother , you deserve it .
     
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  7. GordonC
    Joined: Mar 6, 2006
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    Beautifully done!
     
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  8. David Gersic
    Joined: Feb 15, 2015
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    David Gersic
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    from DeKalb, IL

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  9. The 39 guy
    Joined: Nov 5, 2010
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    The 39 guy
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    Excellent tech. Great outcome! Thanks for sharing.
     
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  10. loudbang
    Joined: Jul 23, 2013
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    You do NICE WORK looks GREAT. :)
     
  11. AndersF
    Joined: Feb 16, 2013
    Posts: 777

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    Thank you very much for this thread.
    I have planned a engine turned dash on my T so this thread will be handy to have.
     
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  12. David Gersic
    Joined: Feb 15, 2015
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    David Gersic
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    from DeKalb, IL

    Be careful, it’s addictive. I turned my dash insert, now I’m looking at other surfaces and thinking “that’d look cool if it was turned too”.




    Sent from my iPad using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  13. David, don't distract him. He has a neat car to build!
    Phil
     
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  14. I have no idea what you are talking about.....but I gotta say, my wife has been hiding all kinds of stuff. Stuff I just happen to mention that "boy, that would look neat with engine turning!!!"
     

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