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Projects Ewing Equipped ‘31 Roadster

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by jordabennett, May 3, 2020.

  1. Well it’s Sunday here and the strippers are shut, so I decided to do some stripping myself, this thing needs a birthday and it’s time.
    I will put the splash aprons back on and make the one piece not two. I’ve also just finished painting my headlights and tail lights (guide 682-C rears are 39 Pontiac) lots to come this week, stay tuned.

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  2. Until tomorrow
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  3. hfh
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
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    hfh
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    from Western MA

    I am really enjoying the story you are telling about your great roadster. I am also enjoying your photography skills. Every picture is well composed and fun to see. They add a great deal to your story. Thank you!
     
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  4. Thanks man! Means a great deal. I feel we are always put to build or create something with an eye so we mine as well try and take a photo that compliments it aswell


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  5. Well today I tried to get the guide lights setup and mounted. I used the original head light bar and cut off the end off relocated them. I trimmed the bases to make them sit better on top of the frame rails. I welded the posts to the frame and after a bit of filling and sanding I will paint it black tomorrow and mount these lights.
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  6. Mikko_
    Joined: Aug 3, 2018
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    from Sweden

    Been following your build and I like what I see.
    Roadsters look really cool with a chopped top and side curtains.
     
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  7. Thanks heaps man. Fair bit to go this week


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  8. Got lots happening this coming week. Stay tuned! IMG_6553.JPG


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  9. Travis latour
    Joined: Jul 7, 2015
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    from Putnam CT

    love everything im seeing. you have an eye for style my friend
     
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  10. ol'stinky
    Joined: Oct 3, 2010
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    from New Jersey

    Really cool build. I love everything you're doing. Keep it up!


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  11. You’re 6’7”? I’d love to see a picture of you in the car. I’m 5’9” and I look over the windshield (chopped 2”) in my RPU.
     
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  12. kursplat
    Joined: Apr 22, 2013
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    everything you've done to that car just fits so well. :cool: what did you use for the filler on the steering wheel?
     
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  13. I’ll snap one tomorrow and show yeah! If day I’m “wearing the car” not sitting inside it


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  14. A fiver fill for the deep stuff. Just need to make sure all the cracks are ground out and rough to get a good adhesion. Then a fine filler over top and a coat of high build primer


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    The shop has filled up quick
    I recently had a few nights (late ones) to finish the area upstairs.
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  16. loudbang
    Joined: Jul 23, 2013
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  17. Priorities


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  18. Barrelnose pickup
    Joined: Aug 20, 2008
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    Not saying the others aren’t good, but looking like the coolest cave in the Southwest!
     
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  19. brady1929
    Joined: Sep 30, 2006
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    Dayuum!
     
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  20. Few late nights in the shop, managed to get my 39 Pontiac tail lights assembled and mounted as well as the front modified headlight bar and headlights. Now I’m playing around with this 1940 mercury trunk handle and making a license plate light. I’ve welded the seam and will also make the splash aprons one piece and black with all the running board holes trimmed off. IMG_6744.JPG
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  22. waxhead
    Joined: May 11, 2013
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    Great attention to detail. Loving some of the cool parts you are using.
     
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  23. acme30
    Joined: Jun 13, 2011
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    acme30
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    from Australia

    Great job on the tail lights and brackets - very cool indeed
     
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  24. Roughed up the splash aprons and attached them. Drove it outside to see what she looked like. Really need to sort out the roof and many more pieces of the list, for tonight this will do- [​IMG]
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  25. treb11
    Joined: Jan 21, 2006
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    I like how the trim on the Pontiac tail lights mimics the aux light on the 682C

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    Few more drives before I pull the motor and give it a birthday


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  27. Great pic!
     
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  28. King ford
    Joined: Mar 18, 2013
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    Greetings from the SOUTH of new jersey ( or just jersey as they say up north in the suburbs of new york!) ....your worksmanship is excellent!, my OPINION on the top is they look really good to me when the second bow forward isn't too high in relation to the rear bow....and you sure lost me on giving your car a " birthday ", is that British Columbia slang??....cool thread, thanks for posting!
     
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  29. Atwater Mike
    Joined: May 31, 2002
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    Nice little Model A has gotten very hip and cool...like a 16 year old girl at her debutante party.
    Man cave is great, you do have an eye for leather upholstery!
    Thanks for the idea on the front seat frame, just excellent!
     
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  30. It was short lived but enjoyed every minute working on and driving this old girl, had to sell for some other unexpected life issues but there will be something in the works shortly, stay tuned
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    Last day before she was off on a trailer with its new owner.


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