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Projects who likes Mopar??? 27 chrysler coupe build

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bear Metal Kustoms, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Bear Metal Kustoms
    Joined: Jul 31, 2004
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    Here is the latest creation out of the shop..It will be inside at Sacramento Auto Rama.. 1927 Chrysler 3 window coupe. chopped 3.5 inches, channeld 4.5 inches, 440 v8, 727 TF trans., 9 inch rear....All aluminum floors and roof insert....interior(the cloth and leather parts) by JimmyZ. The only thing I don't really care for is the rear tires.. I do have him talked into some diff. ones and they will be on before Sac...Have some detail work to do still but I think you can get the idea..Here is a before and a few afters...I got the body off ebay 3 years ago and never had the time for it.8 months ago I had a local guy come in looking for a car and made me an offer I couldn't refuse to build it for him.This is what we have now...The paint almost looks like shiney primer in the pics but is actually a neato blue grey color out in the light....Build pics can be seen on my website....Just thought I would share a little bit.. Jason.

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  2. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792


    Looks cool. The headers don't appeal to me and the customer needs to pay you extra for talking him out of those tires. The dash caught my eye and I like the rivet treatment. It seems to work well. Nice ride.
  3. srosa707
    Joined: Jun 5, 2005
    Posts: 1,573

    from Sacramento

    Whoa, that Chrysler turned out bitchin! How many rivits are in that thing?! :)
  4. jick
    Joined: Aug 26, 2005
    Posts: 376

    from london

    looks great.....those jet cockpit gauges work well in there.

    nice work dude.

  5. langy
    Joined: Apr 27, 2006
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    Member Emeritus

    Very nice work.
  6. 60'shotrod
    Joined: Nov 18, 2007
    Posts: 2,913


    I LOVE the quality of your workmanship, But don't dig the Car, SORRY!
  7. Bear Metal Kustoms
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    Bear Metal Kustoms
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    To answer a few questions
    We lost official count.... It is somewhere around 2500-3500 rivits and stainless button head allens... The headers look a lot better in person when you can see how the fit with the cowl.. Don't dig the car? How many Mopars do you see? Everything can't be Ford.

    I can't take all the credit, My guys in my shop have put in lot's of hours on this thing..We all started out building our own cars in garages etc.. and have teamed up to put out some pretty cool cars...We built everything from the frame and suspension, to all the body mods, wiring, windshield frame, garnish moldings, aluminum interior,deck lid, door skins, roof treatment(look at before pic above the door and windshield) We even built the wheels....Jason.
  8. Lucky667
    Joined: Dec 3, 2008
    Posts: 2,233

    from TX

    Incredible work. I love all old Chrysler products. The 3500 rivets were well used. I wish I owned it. If it were mine, I'd find some long ram manifolds and shorter zoomies.
    Wonderful job.

  9. cool! 440! good job.
  10. Cool car you're right they all can't be fords
  11. I like it. I like to see the more unusual bodies rodded. Nobody has to ask if it's real steel since they don't make fiberglass '27 Chryslers. The big cars like your Chrysler have a lot more room in them than a Model T or A Ford, something that is important to a big guy like me (6'5" 260). I can't even get my long fat carcass in my brother in law's '27 T roadster pickup.
  12. 38plymouth
    Joined: Apr 11, 2008
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    All oldies are good regardless of make. :)
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
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    i like the paint it goes good with the interior
  14. Bear Metal Kustoms
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    Thanks, that is what I was going for.. kinda a nice millitary color.. Jason.
  15. VonKool13
    Joined: Feb 16, 2008
    Posts: 1,039


    GROOVY! Looks like fun tooo!!
  16. chaddilac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 13,877


    Wow I dig the color!

    Cool isn't always comfortable!! Sweeeeet!
  17. jaxx
    Joined: Mar 22, 2008
    Posts: 394


    kool ride and nice work - love the mopars - Jaxx
  18. texdesoto
    Joined: Sep 20, 2006
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  19. bct
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
    Posts: 3,098


    nice work J....
  20. Concrete B
    Joined: May 12, 2007
    Posts: 228

    Concrete B

    I'd like to see a side shot. looks neat so far
  21. Bear Metal Kustoms
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    I will post a side shot a little later.. I just didn't have room to get a good one.. Jason.
  22. Midwest Rodder
    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
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    Midwest Rodder

    Man, that looks great! The dash is bitchin
  23. Bear Metal Kustoms
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    Here are a couple finished car shots outside the shop..It is ready to go to Sac... Jason.

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