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Old 06-03-2011, 07:50 PM
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'51 Merc chop in progress, comments?

Tell me what you think.
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I think you have a lot of welding and grinding to do!
I also think it will look GREAT! Stay calm and do one
weld at a time.

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Looks good!
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bo huff chop

I've seen a few of BO's chops. some have a different rear roof line. one of the guys doing a chop at school had a lot of trouble getting the rear window area right. he ended up making larger new filler panels. less welding than with all the cutting and reshaping.
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Someone said I was doing it wrong.
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Came back to the forum and seen the merc set as my last pic, don't know how to get rid of that.

Anyway heres a pic I found of it finished.
I don't know why the guy wanted it black, it turned out alright.
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Cool, looks good.

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Someone said I was doing it wrong.
There's no "wrong way", just a bunch of different ways. What I see in that first pic on post #1 looks like a huge dip at the "C" pillar a few inches ahead of the rear window frame. From the pic, it looks like at least 3/4". If that's true, what are your plans to remedy this?

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If that's true, what are your plans to remedy this?

Russ
Been done three years ago. Just wanted to put an end to the story so this wasn't one of those threads that leaves you wondering.
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