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I'm new to this site and have built street rods and trucks in past. Latest project is 70 C10 with a few mods and FB385 motor. Been looking to see if anyone bought out or is selling similar interior products like RodDoors used to.. I find their site suggests the economy took down another business And was hoping someone here could give me a alternative.

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I don't know of anyone buying them out fstburn. The basics of any good door panel is using a panel board that will not deteriorate with moisture and other elements. The best I have found to use is PVC sheets. The last I bought were approximately 1/8 inch thick (3 mm). they can be sewn, glued, and formed with some gentle heat. Best of all, they are reasonably priced. I believe I gave 22 dollars for the last 4x8 sheet I bought about 2 years ago.

DanTwoLakes has some great tutorials that will provide a wealth of information for you also. I also really liked the Sid Chavers DVD on panels. Very well done panels can be made with a little foresight and initiative even if you don't sew.

Good luck, We like pictures :thumbup:

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Seems like we are going back to the future and building items for our cars ourselves like we did in the old days..The economy is taking down a lot of the specialty business..

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Seems like we are going back to the future and building items for our cars ourselves like we did in the old days..The economy is taking down a lot of the specialty business..

Sam
It isn't all just the economy Sam. I don't think store bought billet armrests are as "in vogue" as they were. I don't take any pleasure in seeing a small business fail but personally they were not going to get much business from me. They were a pricey way to make a door panel that was no better than you can do for yourself at one third the cost.

JMHO...John
 
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