'34 3-window project

TS3X65MPH

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #80 on: December 09, 2016, 08:55:13 PM »
Very nice work........must put a smile on your face to almost have a complete pristine body!

So happy for you. Looks great. Keep those pics coming. What engine combo is in store?
hood, grille and inner fenders all lined up !

Looking good Tom.Still going with fenders ?

hood, grille and inner fenders all lined up !

Looking good Tom.Still going with fenders ?

I think they look great both ways, but I'm leaning towards full fendered.

My 2 cents worth --
No Chop – Fenders
Little Chop – Fenders
Aggressive Chop – No Fenders

Tom,
Got to quit looking at your Coupe makes me want to get back into one myself.  It sure is looking great and is going to be a hell of a ride when finished


Thanks guys; I appreciate the compliments.  The coupe has sat for so long that it's great to see it finally starting to look like a car again.   As of today - I'm going with fenders...

I agree, Dean; a hiboy '33-'34 coupe looks best with a hard chop, etc.  The problem is that I'm 6'2", 6'3" after seeing my physical therapist  ;)   I really like a 3" chop with slanted A pillars a la 32drifter's coupe, but that's another $5k....
A couple to kept the fire burning.
What was once fun, Now feels like just another job.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #81 on: December 09, 2016, 09:05:47 PM »
Think it needs bigger heads --  :)  that would be BOSS

Yeah I need to call you about that Dean.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #82 on: December 10, 2016, 11:18:13 PM »
Tom,
Looking great, can't wait to see the final details.
There is a chopped 3-window in a barn down the street form me I've been after for years -- maybe someday.

Dean, you guys in CA are spoiled; it's extremely rare that you find an early Ford in any condition in Texas.  As much as you hear about hot rodders in Texas, we are a pretty small bunch.

My old 33 3-window is somewhare in that small Texas bunch, Bill Lindig added it to his collection in 1996.
Since sold it but still local to your great state.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #83 on: December 11, 2016, 11:53:35 AM »
 :) More chops to consider: 

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #84 on: December 16, 2016, 12:30:36 AM »
Tom,
 A friend just sent me this.You'd fit in it.I don't even think you could stick your arm out of it for the drive down the hiway.
What was once fun, Now feels like just another job.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #85 on: December 16, 2016, 11:28:33 AM »
Tom,
 A friend just sent me this.You'd fit in it.I don't even think you could stick your arm out of it for the drive down the hiway.
Maybe if you're built like this hip dude. LOL
Get the stance right, followed by fit & finish.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #86 on: April 28, 2017, 08:19:30 PM »
Any up dates Tom ?
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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #87 on: April 29, 2017, 09:49:25 AM »
Any up dates Tom ?

Yes !  Bodywork's done and the coupe's moving to Rusty Burford's shop for chassis work next week.  I'll post pics asap.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #88 on: May 03, 2017, 01:23:35 AM »
Looking forward to your pictures. ;)

Tom

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #89 on: June 03, 2017, 02:42:43 PM »
Update !  Bodywork is almost done.  Finally !  In a few days it will be off to Dirty's Hot Rods for chassis work.

Tom

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #90 on: June 03, 2017, 02:45:14 PM »
6 1/2 years into this project.  A lot of the time was spent finding a good metalman.  I expect progress to go much much faster now.  But it sure makes me wonder why I keep starting from a pile of parts.  The next hot rod will be someone's driver that I redo to my liking.

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #91 on: June 03, 2017, 10:58:10 PM »
 A good friend has a sign in his garage that reads , " You don't know what it's like to love a car until you build one".  Keep going it'll all be worth it .
Anything worth doing is worth doing right . -- Frank Kurtis

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Re: '34 3-window project
« Reply #92 on: June 04, 2017, 11:35:18 AM »
Tom,
 Real happy for ya.It's starting to take shape & I'am looking forward to seeing what you use for power.
 
What was once fun, Now feels like just another job.