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12-10-2008 07:46 PM Windshield Stand Off Supports
Here's a couple shots of the windshield supports. I had to modify the original Plymouth mounts to make them work. I don't know what kind of car their they're from. The windshield works great now.


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11-30-2008 07:07 AM Windshield Frame and Front Porch
I finally got the windshield frame and hinge mounted to the Plymouth. I couldn't resist putting the front porch on too. This is a windshield frame I bought at Hersey for $25.00. It was in great shape. It works and fit great now. I was even able to save the original piano hinge. I hated to cut the frame up but I didn't know what it fit and I was out of luck finding one for the Plymouth. As tall as it was I'm figuring it was from a truck or some huge old car. It looks like I will able use the windshield props too. I just have to modify the original Plymouth mount and threaded nut that locks the windshield in position. The props are nickel and also in great shape. The right one is lying on the top of the cowl.




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11-23-2008 08:15 PM 1930U Imagination and Geometry
Here's the latest progress. The Plymouth didn't have a windshield frame but when I was in Hershey last year, I found a nice one but had no clue as to what it fit. Still don't know. It was only $25.00 and I figured what the heck, I've had to make everything else for the car, so I bought it.

It took me about 3 hours and I think it's going to work. I cut down the height, width and had to redo the curved lower channel to fit the contour of the top of the cowl.

It had a really cool double full length hinge that was also in great shape. I plan to finish it up over Thanksgiving. After that I will begin the long process of finish welding and grinding everything.



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11-15-2008 08:34 PM More Fender Info.
Here's the pictures of underside.

I finished up the rough work on the front fender mounts today. It only took me about a 1/4 of the time to make the left side mounts. Again this is really raw right now and will need much grinding and finish work. I am pleased that they're very strong but I have to make them pretty now.




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11-09-2008 08:15 PM Homemade fender brackets
Hi all,

Worked about 6 hours out in the shop today. Finally got one of the front fenders mounted. I made and tried a variety of different mounts but decided to bend a 90 in my twisted uprights and install a 3/8" stud to pass through the fender. I made a support gusset out of 3/8" round stock and shaped it to the contour of the fender. On the mount side of the round stock I welded a loop on a 90 for the bolt to pass through. Then welded the rod stock to the underside of the fender. it is very strong.



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