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Petemattersen's Shoebox gets a facelift.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by PeteMattersen, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Well its not done of course, but i got my new fenders trimmed down and started grafting them onto the shoebox fenders this morning. Here's some pics of what i got so far. Not gonna weld them yet as i like to give it a day or two in case a better idea arises. Looks like i will be filling the front end with a 51 merc grill. Back to the shop!
     

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  3. Tin Can
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    Looks pretty sweet
     
  4. 21tat
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    The merc grill is gonna look great on there. Looking forward to seeing what's next.
     
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  5. thanks for the kind words guys, got my pass door gap set pretty good this afternoon, ready to start doing the other side and then i will get to welding the buick fenders on.thanks again
    Matt
     
  6. PalmdalePsycho
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    That shits tight dog, hah it looks good man, hope to see it in person soon, do you still got that bagged churro cart? Nice to see a fender graft not just the bezel nukka

    Keep at it man

    -David
     
  7. Nice work, keep up the progress reports
     
  8. Psychobilly351w
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    one of my favorate shoeboxs to this day..
     
  9. Kustom7777
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    just saw this,,,,great work,,,,amazing the way those buick fender pieces fit up.....love this build............
     
  10. Looking good !
     
  11. I like it. Looks real mean.
     
  12. PalmdalePsycho
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    Whats new with this build Matt?
     
  13. gorilla
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    i love me some shoebox... more pics with updates!!
     
  14. great work, its gonna look awesome
     
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    Wow...looks really great so far! Keep up posted on your progress. Can't wait to see the finished project.
     
  16. Thanks for the kinds words, i just found the hood and hinges i've been looking for. Will have the front end done soon. Working on a 29 model a sedan right now thats eating up all my time.
     
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