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Old 12-04-2014, 02:54 PM   #641
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Started welding in the filler panels on the cowl, still gotta finish welding in the wiper arm holes then grind and body work it. The key to welding these cowls up us PATIENCE! They are very thin like 18 or 20 gauge and they will warp quickly when shaving one, so just take your time when welding on it, I also like to test fit it before I do the body work on them just in case I need to tweak it back into shape. I will post some more pics when I get some time to work on it.

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Old 12-04-2014, 04:30 PM   #642
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looking good ven, i tried to build a custom cowl awhile back and went a little to fast and warped the whole cowl i was pisssed! lol but you live and you learn! keep up the good work!!
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Old 12-04-2014, 04:53 PM   #643
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Thanks man, this is the 5th one Ive done so kind of got it down to a science now...lol. Good thing I kept my cardboard templates from the last one I did, made it easy to cut everything out. Maybe oneday I will scan them in to scale to share with all my IN buddies!
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Old 12-04-2014, 11:58 PM   #644
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nice. thanks for posting the pics. I have a spare cowl in case I taco mine. And where can I buy this 'patience' you speak of?
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Old 12-17-2014, 02:29 PM   #645
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Not a huge update, but finished up the cowl and lower valance, body worked them and Primed them. This weekend Im going to pull all the doors back off and do the body work in the jambs and get them primed then cut in with the color. I'm still kind of torn if I'm going to use my already shaved front doors from my Old Hard body or keep the Pathy doors with the handles. Im leaning more to shaved doors because it looks a lot cleaner without them, but I like the functionality of handles. And I will be keeping the lock in for the rear window so I will have an emergency entrance regardless.

Anyhow here is a pic of the primed cowl panel and lower valance:
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Old 12-17-2014, 04:56 PM   #646
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looks good!
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Old 12-29-2014, 02:20 PM   #647
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Got a little done over the weekend, did the bodywork on the rear jambs and rear doors and got them in primer, still need to be blocked and little seam sealer here and there and then I can cut-in all the door jambs with paint. Once I get the doors all cut-in and back on, I can get started on the bodywork on the rest of the exterior.





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Old 12-29-2014, 03:15 PM   #648
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man those jambs make my pants feel funny
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Old 12-31-2014, 04:06 PM   #649
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Hoping to make some good progress this weekend on this Beast! My New Years resolution is to start driving this thing in 2015!! This is my last Pic for 2014...

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Old 12-31-2014, 04:11 PM   #650
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You are a wizard bro.
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