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Old 11-07-2010, 05:02 AM
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Hey,Thats not Chip Foose...

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That looks friggin great

well done
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Aight, here is the passenger door complete. The gap in the photo of the top of the door looks bad, but in person, it's a great fit. If you look at the picture of the inside, you can see the gap is good.
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here's a few more pics of the passenger door from today's work.
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Though we may likely never meet , I am still proud of you . It looks great !
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Though we may likely never meet , I am still proud of you . It looks great !
Thanks man, i really appreciate it...........you guys have been a great help on this project.
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Same here ,you really pulled it off ....Great job HW..
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Same here ,you really pulled it off ....Great job HW..
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Today i worked on the drivers side door. This one was a little tougher to do since it appears i cut on the wrong side of the tape with one cut, so i ended up with a 1/2" gap from the bottom of the door to the window frame. I used some some 22 gauge steel as a backing plate, drilled a couple holes and welded the backing plate to the inside of the window channel.....after several tacking and grinding events to get the right alignment...I think i ended up with a pretty decent door chop.
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Chopping of the top is complete

Woohoo, as of today i am done with all of the welding and fabrication work on my top chop. There are still little things i have to do to truly finish it up, like grinding and sanding, but the main work is done...........I am so freakin excited, i can't believe how well it turned out.
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Continued.......
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Old 11-14-2010, 04:42 AM
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I gotta admit I didnt think it was possible at first,but not only did you pull it off ,you did a heck of a job...your without a doubt ,a hotrodder and THAT is a hotrod....
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Old 11-14-2010, 08:10 AM
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It looks great

well done.......Its been cool watching it unfold.

Whats next? Suicide doors????

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It looks great

well done.......Its been cool watching it unfold.

Whats next? Suicide doors????
that's what i am thinking about.......would love to make that work.

I have had a great time doing this and everyone in this thread has been so damn helpful. I had doubts that i could pull off a top chop, but thanks to the positive attitude everyone showed me here, it is complete and i am so freakin excited. I too think it's cool that i am now considered an actual hotrodder, i love it. There hasn't been one part on this build that i had to have someone else do either, everything from the c-notch of the frame, building my box, setting up my front end correctly and of course, chopping the top........thanks a bunch to hotrodders.com and the great guys here.
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