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MARKHAM, ONT

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BAMBAM wrote:

Thanks pugsy, I wanted to say Hi / Thanks but you were so busy with every one I figured I'd catch up with you soon enough. Thanks a ton for opening up and sharing with all of us metal newbies, So glad I made it this year!!! I could have spent the weekend there but SWMBO didn't see it that way.


 

 

Next time tell her how much it's going to cost to pay someone to make panels instead of making them yourself because you didn't spend both days learning.

They've been known to change their minds right quick with the proper motivation.



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Thanks pugsy, I wanted to say Hi / Thanks but you were so busy with every one I figured I'd catch up with you soon enough. Thanks a ton for opening up and sharing with all of us metal newbies, So glad I made it this year!!! I could have spent the weekend there but SWMBO didn't see it that way.

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MARKHAM, ONT

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I've been following along and didn't even realize you were at the meet until I saw the tailgate. DOH!

This build is coming along real nice.

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What about getting a pair of front fenders from the wreckers, filling in the headlight hole in the fender and trimming tit to work as a rear fender? Might make your fab work much easier, and would really make the box flow with the front of the truck.


 Good idea, any body got any VW beetle fenders, seems to me they might fit the bill



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WELLESLEY, ONT

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300 Horse PT, I 'd like to see that one. Keeping it all original running gear/ exhaust/ fuel system, only the body has been modified. I just wanted to build something to see if I could...

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Tailgate nearly completed, Thanks to everyone at the Hogtown Metal Meet that helped. It was a very good time, So glad I went.....



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What about getting a pair of front fenders from the wreckers, filling in the headlight hole in the fender and trimming tit to work as a rear fender? Might make your fab work much easier, and would really make the box flow with the front of the truck.

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I love my 300 hp gt cruiser.

 

Nice truck. What engine ya plan on running ?



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Ever so slowly but surely, fingers crossed, hoping to complete for this summer  biggrin,  two more pieces to shape and a few holes to fill.

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BADEN, ONT

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I still think those '38 Dodge rear fenders would work good, with a small touch of fab.
I like'em both, Satin Black and Red Primer, maybe a mix of both. Just like the front fender in that pic, kinda "Faux Patina".

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WELLESLEY, ONT

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flat red truck.jpg

Nothing against Flat Black, But there is alot of it out there. What do you think of flat red?

Maybe some faux patina?



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ST MARYS, ONTARIO

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Looking cool..can't wait to see some paint or flat blat or ..Some cheap trailer fenders from princess auto and a little massaging might make them work for the box..I like it ..



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Great update. looking great!

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Nice..

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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Unforunatly for me, I had a guy do that for me. It was a little out of my skill set. Im still scratching my head how he does it?

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I think you can as well .Great job. I think you should mass produce that cab back panel. Could be a good market there with the numbers that are out there. Ed

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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Im starting to believe that I might actually finish this thing.  Metal fab work is getting close to being done.  Even my wife is impressed, biggrin

I think I can, I think I can...IMAG0382.jpgIMAG0383.jpgIMAG0384.jpgIMAG0390.jpg



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Wow !! lots of progress in 12 months !!

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Looking good so far.
Bender..... too funny!!


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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Making Progress, SLOWLY but surely...  Still having a blast figuring it all out. 

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Also, I found the perfect mascot for my little rig...   Anyone laughs at my creation,  BENDER say's  "BITE MY SHINY METAL ASS!!!"

 

Think I'll hammer him into the tailgate skin.



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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Car shows? probably not but cruise nights, yes. Never meant for this thing to be a show car. Hell, I might dirve it every day, price of diesel is killing me. Besides, I want it like me, real rough around the edges... Funny thing is that none of my girls would learn to drive stick when this thing was just a PT, now thy're fighting over who gets to drive it when its done.



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COBOURG, ONT

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i asked my wife if i could do that to her hhr. you don't want to know the answer.

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NORTH BAY, ONT

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Agreed, cool build, a great diversion from the usual.

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Really nice. Hope to see it around the local car shows this summer.

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Nice progress! Thanks for taking the time to share.

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That looks great,good job!!



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WELLESLEY, ONT

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I can't take credit for the cab, a friend did that for me.

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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Your right Jarvis, I wish I would have chopped the roof 2", but the cab is finished and I really want to finish this this winter. This project has already grown way past the original intent, and budget... Maybe in a couple of years I'll chop it. I've got a Camaro thats going to get done right after this one is finished. Probably should have done the Camaro first, It needs a lot less work.

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ST MARYS, ONTARIO

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I think it looks great..gonna be one of a kind..Great work..thanks for the update..



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That is looking amazing!

Back of the cab looks brilliant

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I always wondered why they didn't make a PT sedan delivery, like the Chev HHR.
Your project is coming along quite well. Some fine metal working going on there.
Would it look a bit better if the roof came down a couple inches at the back?


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A little more progress, just keep sticking on a piece at a time.  Looking for a tailgate from an old 30's - 40's fargo tailgate with raised steel letters.  IMAG0333.jpgIMAG0334.jpgIMAG0339.jpg



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NORTH BAY, ONT

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Great progress, looks great!! Thanks for the update.

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Took a much needed summer off, now its back to work in the shop, starting to look like a truck now.

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BADEN, ONT

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Nice clean old pickup, lucky guy.

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Dads new toy, now I have a model for the PT



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LONDON, ONT

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Wow, that's awesome! Looks like a good use for such a horrid car/truck....I've seen that V10 Viper one at Woodward.

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I've got '38 Dodge rear fenders you might want to look at, I'm just around the corner, you got my number.

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WELLESLEY, ONT

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He used a sheet metal brake to bend up some bracing on the inside of the cab. Everything else he hammered out (or in...) by hand. I only managed to spend a couple of days there with him, learned a TON. I have to wait to make dust in the shop, hopefully hit some auto flea markets soon and get that box started.

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Damn! That looks cool. Looks like he knows what he was doin. Great job , keep the pics comin


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IMAG0599.jpgIMAG0593.jpgIMAG0600.jpgMore updates, this is where the progress will slow down as I'm playing with a couple of ideas for the back half. Right now I think I'm gong to mimic a 37 dodge box, fenders have curve that will match the front fenders and the rest of the box is nice and simple.

Seriously "LOUD" shoutout to Ron P. for the work on the cab. I couldn't be happier... Thanks Dude



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COBOURG, ONT

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wow

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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Making some progress,  I'm very pleased with results so far.  Should have some pics of completed cab by friday... these are from last week.IMAG0577.jpgIMAG0578.jpg



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WELLESLEY, ONT

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Thanks Chuck, That one looks like its in damn good shape. Not sure I would want to cut up something that is in that good of shape though.

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Here's a box for yah..

1946 Ford Other Pickups

 

   
 
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Restoring a pick up building a rat rod or a custom. This pick up box and bed for sale 1946 Ford will fit 1942 to 1947 Ford pick ups. All wood is oak.
 
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Updates, found my metal worker, can you beleive that I have been driving by his place every day...

 



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IMAG0538.jpgIMAG0540.jpgIMAG0537.jpgpt pkup.jpg



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They need skirts.....on the back!

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i think one of the reason,s it works is because it actually has front fenders much like a late thirtys pu

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IMG_5503.jpgpt pkup.jpguntitledd.jpgimages.jpg

Here are a few more Plymouth Truck pics ..



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BADEN, ONT

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Is the "Pop" cold? LOL, I'm not a panel maker, but I'm just around the corner. I think I may just have a few things laying around that could help you move forward.
I'll get in touch with you shortly. That's a kewl looking project, and a little ambitious also.

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