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Hot Rods Model A Coupe showing different chops

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by wex65, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Jet96
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  2. Adam simmons
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    Adam simmons

    Absolutely perfect chop
     
  3. Adam simmons
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    Adam simmons

    Perfect chop
     
  4. Dino 64
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    A Hilton chop :)
     
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  5. nunattax
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    absolutely not , overchopped
     
  6. Dino 64
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    Everyone has has there own opinions. :rolleyes:
     
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  7. big john d
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    my 30 was chopped sometime in the 50s? long before i got it can someone give me a measurement of the door window hole top to bottom so i can get an idea how much they cut
     
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  8. -Brent-
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    Post your measurement up and we can figure it out. I can run out to the shop and check mine against yours.
     
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  9. banginona40
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    4 inches on my '30, current project[​IMG]
     
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  10. big john d
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    the door window opening is 8.5 at the center the rear window opening is 4.75 at the center
     
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  11. -Brent-
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    @big john d

    9-1/2ish at the center of the door window for my 4" chop.

    I only took 3" out of my back window, which is 7-1/4ish.

    So, you're at a 5" chop.
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2022
  12. big john d
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    i have had this body for 50 years istarted the frame many years ago then it got put on hold to go drag gacing now finally getting back to it WIN_20220315_07_15_56_Pro.jpg
     
  13. edcodesign
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    2” on the A & 32. E9817DAA-B0F0-44D2-8DEE-31C4F5880DC0.jpeg
     
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