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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-23-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
48170 the metal finished QTR 48171 the...

48170
the metal finished QTR
48171
the yellow tape indicates what was replaced
a combination of fabricated/replacement and recycled pieces were used
all were tig welded, and hammer and dolly,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-31-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,923
Posted By AWM
the 32 frame styled 'aprons' are cool love...

the 32 frame styled 'aprons' are cool

love the build
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-14-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
thanks well when you consider that the bottom...

thanks
well when you consider that the bottom 3-6 inches of the QTRs needed replaced all I had to do was drill out the welds in the jamb.
The tops of the fins was not as easy. The car owner had a 4...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
not a school project just some side work for a...

not a school project just some side work for a friend
and the aluminum foil was the best thing we could come up with to protect the powder coating.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
rebuilt rear x member 46653

rebuilt rear x member
46653
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
both QTRs were removed and the top of the fins...

both QTRs were removed and the top of the fins separated and the wheel houses were repaired
the available replacement panels were shaped to fit the QTRs
46650

46651

46652
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
the drip rail was gone I had a friend with a...

the drip rail was gone
I had a friend with a CNC bender make up some nice replacements
of course they had to be shaped to fit the contour
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46648

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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
we used the replacement floor that is available ...

we used the replacement floor that is available
it does not come stamped with both indentions for the gas tank strap mount
here is the solution
46645

46646
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,182
Posted By AWM
59 Impala Conv tail rebuild

helping a friend with some rust issues in a 59 impala conv
the car was in very good condition from the doors forward but the rear was in very poor shape
the foil on the frame is to protect the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-10-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,861
Posted By AWM
we had some time to start on the chassis we...

we had some time to start on the chassis
we located our centerline and started designing the chassis on paper
we hope to start welding tubing soon
the plan is for a 1 1/2 X 3 rectangle bottom rail...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-10-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
thanks for posting this I have a couple of...

thanks for posting this
I have a couple of students that have enjoyed this thread
they would often ask if any updates have been posted
it has also been very helpful for myself planning a future...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-16-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
thats a good looking butt

thats a good looking butt
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-15-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
the profile on the roof is amazing

the profile on the roof is amazing
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-14-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
nice chop looks like widening it may have saved...

nice chop
looks like widening it may have saved some work in the rear window area
the flow looks great
really enjoying this, I have a few different ideas for my 4 door
I have thought about...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-13-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
looks great thanks for all the rocker detail

looks great
thanks for all the rocker detail
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-09-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,543
Posted By AWM
beautiful proportions and stance looks great

beautiful
proportions and stance looks great
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-09-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
I like it reminds me of Billy Gibbons' 50 Ford...

I like it
reminds me of Billy Gibbons' 50 Ford 'Copperhead' but with more chop and better flow
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-08-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,131
Posted By AWM
interested I have a a merc I plan to build ...

interested
I have a a merc I plan to build
its a 4door as well and I have been thinking about changing it into a 4 door
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-04-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,124
Posted By AWM
absolutely beautiful car and craftsmanship ...

absolutely beautiful car and craftsmanship
nice decision on keeping the drip rails
thanks for posting
my 50 needs the same fender and rocker repair

i needed a little inspiration
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-02-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,124
Posted By AWM
very nice I have a 50 thats been waiting...

very nice
I have a 50 thats been waiting patiently for a couple decades in my shop
please post some side shot pics, that roof has a very nice flow
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-01-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,861
Posted By AWM
pulled a couple of students off the caddy to...

pulled a couple of students off the caddy to start on this T tub
owner bought a few replacement panels to give us a head start
they will need modified to work. We will have to fab the lower rear...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-20-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,156
Posted By AWM
Team work A term management uses but seldom...

Team work
A term management uses but seldom practices themselves.
The difference with collision is the commission based pay
When I was doing collision work my per hour was not a lot to brag...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-20-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,958
Posted By AWM
all I can say is WOW! As a hot rod guy, we...

all I can say is WOW!
As a hot rod guy, we replace the wood with steel. I have been involved with one wooden framed car body, a 32 Chevy, and we tossed almost all the wood for steel.
The folks that...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-20-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,156
Posted By AWM
I have been following this thread in curiosity as...

I have been following this thread in curiosity as I have worked in both the collision and hot rod/ resto industry. Now being an educator, salary expectations comes up regularly in meetings and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-14-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,861
Posted By AWM
thanks We do what we can We just completed a...

thanks
We do what we can
We just completed a successful meeting with local business leaders and recruiters. They were very impressed with our approach for reaching students. We have a lot of great...
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