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Forum: Automotive Projects 08-01-2022, 04:55 PM
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Posted By 123pugsy
Awesome job of it, worthy of a spot at the top of...

Awesome job of it, worthy of a spot at the top of the page.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-29-2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 144,057
Posted By 123pugsy
Spectacular transformation, that looks so cool....

Spectacular transformation, that looks so cool. Who would have thunk something so ugly could look so good.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-25-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 863,459
Posted By 123pugsy
Looks terrific. Don't forget when out and...

Looks terrific.
Don't forget when out and about, the arse end looks almost good enough for pics as well.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-22-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 144,057
Posted By 123pugsy
Nice looking Scout. You guys do excellent work.

Nice looking Scout.
You guys do excellent work.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-19-2022, 05:59 AM
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Posted By 123pugsy
Funny guy. His stupidity was nice for you. ...

Funny guy. His stupidity was nice for you.

1300 clams in your pocket always makes for a good day. ;)
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-18-2022, 03:08 PM
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Posted By 123pugsy
We have zero inspection now so you would think a...

We have zero inspection now so you would think a guy has no worries. It's still law and there are environmental cops pulling guys over for roadside inspections. I've been pulled over three times.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-18-2022, 09:18 AM
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Posted By 123pugsy
Don't know about down under, but up here, our...

Don't know about down under, but up here, our gov't did something smart. Ya right? They made it law that any newer engine used in older cars must have all the emissions stuff still attached and in...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-18-2022, 06:18 AM
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Views: 863,459
Posted By 123pugsy
Awesome! Congrats.

Awesome!


Congrats.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Where I am today. I got it cleaned up...

Where I am today.



I got it cleaned up a bit yesterday but still needs a lot of planishing. My arms are too short or the fender it too big. Well, one of those anyhow.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Edge reinforcing is a 3/16" stainless round bar. ...

Edge reinforcing is a 3/16" stainless round bar.
You'll notice that in no way did I try to make the wire edge look perfect.
One gets to a point where there is more frustration sometimes than...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
I had the young lad bring the wheel to my home...

I had the young lad bring the wheel to my home finally as I wanted to get a smooth tail panel wheeled up.
I'm no expert so there are a lot of ripples, but much better than hand tapping.



...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2022, 10:21 AM
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Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
I'll post in order that I took the pictures. The...

I'll post in order that I took the pictures. The two fenders were flopping around and I need some stability to actually check the shapes of the panel crowns and the lower bottom edges.


I grabbed...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Thanks. That particular tool was a door...

Thanks.


That particular tool was a door prize at the Redneck Roundup at Will's place. If I'm not mistaken, he had several cut by laser or water jet.



The home made tipping tool will be...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Thanks Dave. Don't let the pics fool you....

Thanks Dave.


Don't let the pics fool you. The patch is done and on but needs a lot of hammer and dolly work as it's not near perfect. I'll be doing that soon.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-16-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Thanks. Here is the block of steel and...

Thanks.


Here is the block of steel and basic crowned body hammer.




https://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=63967&stc=1&d=1658007028
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-16-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Folding the edge. So far everything on the...

Folding the edge.
So far everything on the fender repairs have been done using simple hand tools.
However, a shrinker stretcher has been used throughout. If you're considering metal shaping, the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-16-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Bottom started with a reversed duplicate of the...

Bottom started with a reversed duplicate of the PS piece.




https://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=63940&stc=1&d=1657999210
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-16-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Some welding and a peek inside to get a glimpse...

Some welding and a peek inside to get a glimpse of the Frankenstein fender.




https://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=63930&stc=1&d=1657998678

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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-16-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Thanks Gentlemen. Yep, going for the...

Thanks Gentlemen.



Yep, going for the fat azz look. ;)

OK on cars, but not everything........
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
More of this dilapidated fender. ...

More of this dilapidated fender.






https://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=63922&stc=1&d=1657931907
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Time to deal with some mess. ...

Time to deal with some mess.




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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Skipped back and forth left and right........ ...

Skipped back and forth left and right........




https://www.allmetalshaping.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=63902&stc=1&d=1657930804
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
The front of the fenders weld to where I've...

The front of the fenders weld to where I've already welded the quarter skin and the new wheelhouse together. I used 18 ga for the pieces that meet this connection detail.


A few profile gauges...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
That worked so well that I left the wheel at work...

That worked so well that I left the wheel at work a while longer. The challenge was set to see if I could go all the way thru this part of the project without the wheel. I already know if I use the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-15-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 270,176
Posted By 123pugsy
Thanks Gents. Stripped and cleco'ed the...

Thanks Gents.


Stripped and cleco'ed the DS fender in place.




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