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Old 11-03-2010, 08:43 PM
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I just remembered something on my chop. Remember when I said that one windshield post was a different angle? Well that door was too! LOL, I have to V knotch the door window frame to bring in the top to match that side of the cab.

I am thinking you are going to have to do the same, but yours will be even. But be careful not to make some sharp bend because you have have a problem with the window glass.

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Today i finished welding up the back of the cab around the window glass and along the bottom. With that done, i moved up to the top of the cab section. What i did here was take the 4" corner pieces i cut out of the cab when i first started this chop. I cleaned them up and placed them into the curve of the cab towards the center. On each side of the cab, i set sheetmetal screws in to the cab top and the pieces i placed under the cab. On the drivers side, i did have to place a 4" pie cut do to the cab being stood on once upon a time and denting the top fairly good. Here are todays pics:
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Super job Chip, I really like how you handled the pillars.
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Super job Chip, I really like how you handled the pillars.
thanks man.............I just finished the center underlay of the cab and i had to put one more pie cut in the top do to the heavy dent.....Turned out pretty good so far. More pics
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Old 11-04-2010, 04:55 PM
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This is going to be one trick ride when it is done . Is the bed handbuilt ?
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It sure is, here is the link to the box project....... 1947 Ford Truck Homemade Box
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Old 11-04-2010, 05:32 PM
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I missed that stage of the build . Last I saw was when you were working on clearancing the rear axle . You work fast .
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Old 11-04-2010, 11:15 PM
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Take your time welding up that seam!
Here are a few more photos of my nephew's chop. Maybe there is something there you can see for ideas.

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Nothing really to show today. I fabbed up my center piece for the cab, tacked it in place and started the slow (very slow) process of welding it. Weld, and cool, weld and cool.......Once this part is done, i will take a few more pic's.
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Finished up the welding across the top of the cab today. I haven't sanded the welds down yet, but here are some pics.
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Just thought i would toss up a couple pic's of me sitting in the truck....
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Man this thing is going to be awesome ex-specially along with your custom built bed.


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thanks cole.........
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Old 11-06-2010, 04:52 PM
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Very cool there guy, very cool.

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