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Forum: Automotive Projects 05-18-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Iíve been absent as of late. A bit of Rambler...

Iíve been absent as of late. A bit of Rambler work, but nothing interesting or worthwhile to post about. Also, as you mentioned, we have been dealing with some other projects in the shop.

Here...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-18-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 819,202
Posted By pplace
Awesome job and accomplishment! Luckily you...

Awesome job and accomplishment! Luckily you didnít widen that thing another inch!!ha

You mention worrying about getting through the final inspectionÖ..if this vehicle is a worry, there should be...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-27-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,327
Posted By pplace
All valid points. Luckily heís not interested or...

All valid points. Luckily heís not interested or pursuing this as a career at all. Heís going a completely different route, but on the rare occasion may help out for a couple hours every once in a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-23-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
A while back I decided to buy a 3D printer and...

A while back I decided to buy a 3D printer and see if I can slowly incorporate it into some work projects.

Here I modeled a mount for the front edge of the inner fender to radiator support. The...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-18-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 52,524
Posted By pplace
I just had to add a little bit when I noticed the...

I just had to add a little bit when I noticed the discussion of ďcontinuityĒ of design, as well as the mention of the Nomad. So many vehicles donít have the correct look / proportions from the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,327
Posted By pplace
Ok, time to revive this build a little. The Ď49...

Ok, time to revive this build a little. The Ď49 Merc 4 door into 2 door build is back in the shop. Iím not able to put much time into it each month, but at least itís getting some attention again...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Not 100% sureÖIíve got some ideas floating around...

Not 100% sureÖIíve got some ideas floating around in my head, Iíll see how they work out.

Iíll post another update here soonish, that shows how I mounted the inner fenders, and I might play off of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-16-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Thank you. I run ideas and such past him, but...

Thank you. I run ideas and such past him, but heís pretty open and trustworthy to what I come up with.
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-13-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Thanks guys, Iím really happy with how the...

Thanks guys, Iím really happy with how the ďstuffedĒ engine bay is working out so far.

Attached are a few more pictures as I was cleaning up and working on the edges. I radiused the inner fender...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-10-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
When Iíve been working on the Ď58 Rambler, my...

When Iíve been working on the Ď58 Rambler, my time was spent in the engine bay mainly on the inner fenders. I added the rear hood latches, and needed to blend the inner fenders (that I had roughed...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-24-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 819,202
Posted By pplace
This practice pickup project is turning out okay,...

This practice pickup project is turning out okay, I canít wait to see how you do on the good truck!ha

Your attention to detail is unmatched! Always overly impressed with your work.

Could you...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-16-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Pato1: Theyíd be struggling pretty bad if they...

Pato1: Theyíd be struggling pretty bad if they produced them at the same slow rate as I do!:eek:

Unfortunately, this brings me to my last update kind of. This is the last batch of finished...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-12-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 256,824
Posted By pplace
Looking good. I always have a toss up which side...

Looking good. I always have a toss up which side is harderÖthe first or the second!?

The first you are thinking, figuring it out, patterns, etc.

The secondÖyouíve supposedly got it figured...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-11-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 819,202
Posted By pplace
Iím always so impressed with just how much of the...

Iím always so impressed with just how much of the donor vehicle youíve incorporated into this build! Not just the main chassis and driveline, but so many of the misc. unthought of items of the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-10-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Thank you all very much for the compliments! I...

Thank you all very much for the compliments! I really don’t know what to say, except that it really means a lot to know / hear so many others are appreciating the work going into this project…even...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-08-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 819,202
Posted By pplace
Awesome! I canít imagine how good that moment...

Awesome! I canít imagine how good that moment felt! Iíd have been shocked if you didnít get it to fire up with how meticulous you are with everything. Well done!
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-07-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
So, now it was time to focus on getting the lower...

So, now it was time to focus on getting the lower part of the fender fabricated, and a hidden / cleaner way to mount it. I had already taken the pinch weld off of the rocker when I made the new...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-04-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 766,158
Posted By pplace
Itís looking so good! Canít wait to see it...

Itís looking so good! Canít wait to see it rolled outside once 100% complete!

I hear you on the black. Itís always a great feeling to see a perfect reflection come out of a black or dark colored...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Now that the door was pretty situated, it was...

Now that the door was pretty situated, it was time to move forward with the fender.

The body line was not true and straight from the qtr. and the door. I cut the bottom of the fender off (only...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-02-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Marcus: Thanks, I’ll pass the word along to my...

Marcus: Thanks, I’ll pass the word along to my alter ego Duane!:D

I don’t have anything on the metal. It stays fairly decent, but I go back from time to time and clean up some areas when some...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-01-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Moving onto the next task… Time to get the...

Moving onto the next task…

Time to get the doors wrapped up now that the new rockers are in place.

First I had to finish modifying the door striker area to match the bear claw latches I put in...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-31-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 52,524
Posted By pplace
Iím really liking the direction that box is...

Iím really liking the direction that box is going! Canít wait to see that start taking shape!
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-29-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
Now that the car was off of the build table, I...

Now that the car was off of the build table, I could access the outer rocker skins as well as the front fender mounting area. As you can see, the rocker skin was damaged, and the fender pocket was...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-27-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 132,959
Posted By pplace
At this point of the build, I couldnít think of...

At this point of the build, I couldnít think of any more reasons to keep it on the build rack. I needed to get it off and set it on the ground. At that point, some motivational pics were...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-27-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,075
Posted By pplace
The customer isn’t always (usually) correct. ...

The customer isn’t always (usually) correct. They aren’t in the business or trade. I wouldn’t tell a plumber, carpenter, electrician, doctor, dentist, etc. how I expect them to do their profession....
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