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Old 05-24-2005, 10:32 AM
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'33 Ford Body Decision

Hi Guys, I am sure this has probably been addressed countless times in the past, but I would like some opinions from the board as to who has experience with 'glass bodies, and who some of the better mfg's are, i.e. Downs, Gibbons, Outlaw, Deuce Customs, etc... I am in the initial stages of my first streetrod and had picked up a '33 Coupe body from "The Rod Shop", and although the outer body is very nice, the overall frame to body fitment, and firewall/interior finishing did not seem to be that well thought out. Also, I was not satisfied with was the lack of inner structure in the body so I have sold it, and need to replace, but before I do, I would like to hear about your experiences, both good and bad. Thanks much....

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I'm sure Vince from this board can give you great advice on Gibbons. He's building one of their rods and hasnt been all that pleased with it.




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lol......Yeah I did see something about that from an earlier thread, something about tunneling and cavities around the window opening? Spooky stuff, any thoughts on a Deuce Customs or Redneck body?
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Take a look at Dave Korrey Street Rods. I have one of his Deuce glass bodies and it's a work of art. His stuff is a little less than the others (you need to do a little more of the work yourself) but if you're not adverse to that you can save a bundle.
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