1953 Oval Window being cut up - 2.
Our 1953 3 fold rag top was found in a horrendous state, having been
exposed to the elements for years. The floorpan consists mostly of
fibreglass patches, the heater channels are non existent, the wings were
hacked as was the rear H valance. It was decided that we would cut the roof
off at the waistline, instead of just the sunroof clip, to transplant onto
a another early roof damaged oval. Some other parts were saved: doors, W
decklid, dashboard, switches etc. Watch as we take the roof off over the
period of an hour.
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Chopping a Top - Project Pilehouse DIY Top Chop Pt.1 at Eastwood
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BUY an Eastwood 4 1/2" Angle Grinder-
In this episode of Project Pilehouse, Matt begins to chop and lower the top
for a 1950 Dodge Truck using Eastwood's MIG 175, TIG 200, and Angle
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Watch for the 2nd installment where Matt lengthens the top and the truck
comes one step closer to completion!
Check out other videos where we repair the doors, lengthen the bed, install
air bags and fabricate running boards.
Adens 49 Ford Coupe Body on
Here we are boys and girls, We have the body on for trial fit and final
progress through the finishing off of the roof chop. Aden has managed to
retain he original rear screen with a minimum of panel dramas. The rust
repair panels are on order from the US and once the finla welding of teh
body, doors and dor frames is done we will atke the body off and onto the
rotisserie for rust and body smoothing.
We are off to Grease fest this weekend in Brisbane so come don and check it
By the way the Guacamole refences will become clear soon.
More to come.
VW bug Frame recap So far #162
Hurray, the VW bug's lower frame is complete as far as I can get it for
now. I will still need to remove the frame and flip it around a bit to get
to all the welds. Next up, compression of the struts to determine ride
height and strut top location. So far so good.
1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle (VW 1303) Start Up, Exhaust, In Depth Review, and Test Drive
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