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Today 04:30 AM
mr4speed UNBELIEVEABLE JOB!!!! JUST UNBELIEVEABLE !!!!!!!! A lot of talent there.
Today 04:12 AM
123pugsy Oh ya John.

Looking good.
Yesterday 11:35 PM
tapkoote
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
It's a shame to put paint and carpet over that!

Brian
I'm with Brian
how about just clear coat it?
Yesterday 11:33 PM
MARTINSR It's a shame to put paint and carpet over that!

Brian
Yesterday 06:58 PM
John long



...Movin on
Yesterday 09:31 AM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
I won't say you aren't a "master" John, because you are right in that most anyone can do this stuff if it's broken down into small enough steps anyone can do it! This I am convinced of, can you cut this piece of tubing with a hack saw in the vice, then you can make a frame!

That being said, the difference between "anyone being able to do it" and "master" IS a very real. The difference is how many steps you can skip and rock and roll through without thinking. John, I believe you have to slow down to show us what you are doing, YOU my friend are a "master". You may not call yourself that as humble as you are, but I can say it!

Brian
X2 for me
Yesterday 09:19 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
I am no master. Not even close........ I am a guy who has patience and enjoys the challenge. I am not doing anything that anybody else can't do.

With that said Kelly, my garage door will be open any time you get over this way.

I do appreciate the kind words from all!

John
I won't say you aren't a "master" John, because you are right in that most anyone can do this stuff if it's broken down into small enough steps anyone can do it! This I am convinced of, can you cut this piece of tubing with a hack saw in the vice, then you can make a frame!

That being said, the difference between "anyone being able to do it" and "master" IS a very real. The difference is how many steps you can skip and rock and roll through without thinking. John, I believe you have to slow down to show us what you are doing, YOU my friend are a "master". You may not call yourself that as humble as you are, but I can say it!

Brian
Yesterday 07:32 AM
cruzinTLT
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
I am no master. Not even close........ I am a guy who has patience and enjoys the challenge. I am not doing anything that anybody else can't do.

With that said Kelly, my garage door will be open any time you get over this way.

I do appreciate the kind words from all!

John
You may not think you're a master, but you're creating a masterpiece
Yesterday 04:30 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by carolinacustoms View Post
I'm going to plan my next vacation to be in Chattanooga Tn so I can spend a weekend in your basement learning from a metal working master......

Kelly
I am no master. Not even close........ I am a guy who has patience and enjoys the challenge. I am not doing anything that anybody else can't do.

With that said Kelly, my garage door will be open any time you get over this way.

I do appreciate the kind words from all!

John
08-27-2014 08:29 PM
carolinacustoms I'm going to plan my next vacation to be in Chattanooga Tn so I can spend a weekend in your basement learning from a metal working master......

Kelly
08-27-2014 08:07 PM
MARTINSR You have that right Randy, absolutely beautiful!

Brian
08-27-2014 07:25 PM
NEW INTERIORS This isn't work !!!!!! IT'S ART !!!!! Looking good !!!!!!
08-27-2014 07:23 PM
John long It has been too long since I posted any progress pictures. I am sorry for that but it has just really been hectic for a while and the truth is progress has been limited.

I did pull both of the engines and transmissions as well as the rear end and sold them to a gentleman who is restoring a '51 convertible. Hopefully he gets good use out of them.

Today was the first time in close to two weeks that I actually did much as far as construction goes on the car. The back side of the cross support is fabricated and welded to the front half. The flanges accross the drive shaft tunnel are welded and the end brackets are fitted.

I would like to get this area mocked up and then strip it from the B pillars back and get it into Epoxy. The bare metal is loosing it shine and it is time to get some protection on it. Also, Once all this is welded in there is going to be a lot of places I will not be able to reach to prime.

John



I fabricated the back side of the brace, flanged it and welded the assemblies together.



08-26-2014 07:27 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post
Its amazing just how much you can do with a bead roller and a little imagination.
I was very surprised to see the soft wheels that have been talked about here on Hotrodders in the past. I would have never thought of that.

Brian
08-26-2014 07:03 AM
deadbodyman Its amazing just how much you can do with a bead roller and a little imagination.
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