|01-08-2013 08:01 PM|
my chopped 40 ford
had this done in 2007 2" chop and cut below the rear window to leave a full size rear glass I believe theres an article in classic truck magazine. this is new to me but will try to send some pictures
|12-29-2012 06:03 PM|
|deadbodyman||I have a 54 chevy truck I'll be chopping...after I see how you guys do....|
|12-29-2012 10:24 AM|
|xtra||looks awesome it will be helpfull to have the pics for when i chop my 47. im going to try the try the 3" rear and 5" and work the winsheild posts back git it a bit more angle on the winsheild. but very nice job.|
|11-25-2010 09:54 AM|
Ahhh, I remember my truck, it had an inch and a half of filler up there! TWO GALLONS of filler was applied before I touched it with sand paper.
|11-25-2010 09:46 AM|
|11-25-2010 09:21 AM|
|hotwheels1||That last video definitely gives inspiration. Yesterday i went out and worked on the roof section and got it about 1/2 done.|
|11-25-2010 07:21 AM|
|deadbodyman||I just hope the guy dont rev it up!!!!! What a hottie....|
|11-24-2010 08:45 PM|
I thought the first video was good..........damn that Deuce is lucky.
|11-24-2010 08:33 PM|
the cure for burnout and some inspiration
|11-24-2010 10:37 AM|
|11-24-2010 09:06 AM|
|geezer69||man,that thing is lookin good.yep,it can be a bit overwhelmin at times but it is dang sure worth it!!|
|11-24-2010 08:56 AM|
A lot of work but it sure is worth it isn't it!
|11-24-2010 08:29 AM|
|hotwheels1||Well i have to tell ya, this is actually allot of work. I figured i could do the job in a couple of weeks, but now it's been over a month. Chopping the top wasn't the hard part, it's all the little things you have to do to make the chop look like it really isn't there. I hate to say it, but i have kind of hit a burn out point and still feel overwhelmed with the amount of stuff i have to do to finish the chop, welding, bondo, sanding, priming, sanding, painting, sanding, etc.......anyways, here are a few pics of where i am at right now.|
|11-20-2010 11:47 AM|
|adantessr||If you already have a DA sander, plan on stripping all the old paint with 80 grit . I wouldn't put any paint over the old original paint .|
|11-20-2010 10:08 AM|
Yeah, sand the paint out PAST where your primer is going to end. So that your primer has adhesion all the way out to the end. You can mask it so you don't get overspray all over the place. But there is no need to mask it like that, just sand out further than you are going to prime. Something out on the outer edges like 180 or 240 or even a red scuff pad is fine. If you are going to do a nice paint job you will need to remove all that paint anyway and you can correct it all then.
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