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I trying to decide which body manufacturer to use for my 32 ford coupe project. Any comments or suggestions on a particular manufacturer appreciated. Does anyone have an experience with a steel reinforced body such as Wescott as opposed to wood reinforced.
 

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I don't have a 32 ford, but i have a 34 chevy body from Downs. good workmanship,
Also i seen some 32's from Outlaw. real nice. When i build another one i'm going with Outlaw.
 

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I've visited Dee Wescott's plant near Portland Oregon. As far as glass bodies are concerned, they're GREAT. They are hand laid, not a chopper gun. Both steel and wood can reinforce glass for looks, but steel is stronger than wood if you get in a crash. If I wanted a glass body I would pick Wescotts. It's a matter of personal preferance, but, have you considered steel bodies? Both Steve's Auto Restorations and Brookville make a '32 roadster. I believe steel may actually be less expensive.
 

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I have seen what happens to a Wescott body after sliding sideways into an oak tree at 45 & the overall damage to the body was not that bad considering what could have been. Not to mention the workmanship. I'm sold.
 
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