Chopping a Top - Project Pilehouse DIY Top Chop Pt.3 at Eastwood
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In this episode of Project Pilehouse, Matt continues his mission to chop and lower the top for a 1950 Dodge Truck. Matt fabricates the new door pieces to fit under the newly lowered top using Eastwood's MIG 175, TIG 200DC, among other hand tools.
For the full story and to watch for updates follow along on the blog: http://blog.eastwood.com/50-dodge-project/chopping-top-part-2/
Check out other videos where we repair the doors, lengthen the bed, install air bags and fabricate running boards.
Custom Bomber Seat Fabrication on Project Pilehouse with Eastwood
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Rust Repair Panel How To - Patch Panel Kit Repairing Project Pilehouse Dodge Truck Door at Eastwood
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We started the repair process on the passenger door of Matt's 1950 era
Dodge Pile-House Pickup truck project. In this video he puts a new lower
door skin on the door - both inside and outside. Check out other videos
where we install air bags, lengthen the bed and CHOP the top.
Lots of fabrication to create the correct shape of the door. He used the
Eastwood Patch Panel Kit, Brake, Shrinker-Stretcher, Grinder, Hammer and
Dolly Set, Electric Shears, Rust Encapsulator, Self-Etching Weld-Thru
Primer, After Weld, Spot Weld Pliers, Spot Weld Nozzle, and the Door
Chopping a Top - Project Pilehouse DIY Top Chop Pt.2 at Eastwood
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In this episode of Project Pilehouse, Matt continues his mission to chop
and lower the top for a 1950 Dodge Truck using Eastwood's MIG 175, TIG 200,
Bead Roller, and Hammer and Dolly Set
For the full story and to watch for updates follow along on the blog:
Watch for the 3rd installment where Matt fabricates the new door pieces to
fit under the newly lowered top!
Check out other videos where we repair the doors, lengthen the bed, install
air bags and fabricate running boards.
Chopped Top Bare Metal Dodge Coronet at SEMA from Eastwood
Check out this Dodge Coronet we found at the SEMA show in Las Vegas - Hemi
motor, radical chop, air brakes from a semi, VW headlights and tailights,
and much more - very cool - check it out.
This video is from the SEMA show in Las Vegas, 2011 - the world's largest
show. It's amazing and it's 4 days long and you can't see it all in four
days - and Eastwood was there.
Building a Fender - Part 1
This is part of a series showing the complete construction of a 1936 Ford
rear fender, including making the buck used for shaping the metal.
Part 1 Rocky Horror Showzam
My third show with the boys, This time Willard had a prior engagement and
couldn't make it . So the night before, sitting in the garage with my
friend Carlos Rosi, I had this idea for the show, Then begin to write down
this adventure. The next morning, Rick and I were on the road. Rick, did
not knowing what I had up my sleeve. When we got out to Rockys I share the
idea with them and we all went out full guns at it. We all had a great time
doing it. Other members of the Hoodlums car club joined in the fun. What a
Rocky is a great teacher and he will describe to process of chopping and
sectioning a car. Enjoy!
Gene Winfield chops hot rod in Autorama basement_2013
See all the action in the basement level of Detroit's Cobo Center at the
2013 Autorama. Great interview with legendary custom car builder Gene
Winfield. Watch him hammer welding an old Chevy as he chops the top, using
some old-school techniques. Also a great interview with the owner of a 1942
WW2 vintage war bike. Used in Normandy during D-day. Up after that is one
bad-ass '55 Chevy from London Ontario. When you hear it run you'll know why
it's called the "Street Sweeper"! !
Cutworm Specialties Scratch Built Hot Rod
I met the Guys at Cutworm Specialties while I was at the Georgia Mountain
Moonshine Cruize In 2013....All most every piece of this car was made by
hand..Very cool Car...Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any of
the other awesome videos I shot at this show!!
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2013 Street Rodder Road Tour 1951 Ford Roof Chop
Street Rodder Magazine taps Honest Charley Garage to build their flagship
car for the 2013 Street Rodder Road Tour. Richard Marter and Delton Scott
tackle the roof chop to bring the 51 Ford one step closer to the rendering
supplied by Street Rodder Magazine.
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how to chop a volkswagon beetle
1972 super beetle chopped top.This is a video of the steps taken and how to
chop the top in the Bonneville salt flat racer style on a 1972 Volkswagen
super beetle. This is only the beginning of what is to come for this bad
bug! there are a lot more upgrades to come on this Volkswagen bug.