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Starting A Carson Top Build Today...

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Tattedkat, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. Just Going To Reinforce the Chassis and Cut off The Roof Today(Tuesday).
    40' Chevy Business Coupe.
    What Are Some Key Pointers to Look out for or Follow Through on With this Build? Thanks.

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  2. Jalopy Joker
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    so, post some before, during and after pics
     
  3. mkilger
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    make sure you brace the door jams too and the cowl. did you cut it off yet??
     
  4. koolkemp
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    Brace the crap out of it ! Some good threads on Carson tops on sedans Yarils shoebox has lots of great info and ideas


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  5. pasadenahotrod
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    Rod & Custom featured a modern Carson redo about 20 years ago.
     
  6. Asphalt Outlaw Hero
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    You could leave the B pillars and on back. Put your material on top. Save you some work on the bracing.
     
  7. Just About Done. Which Weatherstripping Should I Use to Seal The Carson Top to Body?
     
  8. Pics-we need pics!
     
  9. dad-bud
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    It hasn't happened if you don;t show us some pics.
    Oh, and make 'em good ones too!!!

    Hahahahaha
     
  10. banditomerc
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    lets see some pictures...what did you end up doing to brace the body colapsing..
     
  11. VoodooTwin
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    Best. Thread. Evah.
     
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  12. Sphynx
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    Not believing it....
     
  13. Tnomoldw
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    MEOW!!!!!!!!!!:mad::D:(:confused:
     

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  14. banditomerc
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    so what ever happened with the build?or did it?
     
  15. Man, that is sure looking nice. Glad that you braced it really well!
     

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