One of my B-body projects

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  1. bulldogchesty

    bulldogchesty Senior Member

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    Good god, i am impressed.
     
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  2. 70bigblockdodge

    70bigblockdodge Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Nick definatly gets extra credit for outside in the snow, but Matt screwed up the grading curve for the rest us and our metal work LOL.
     
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  3. commando1

    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    And I cried like a little girl about a stinkin 7" trunk patch. I am so ashamed that I want to delete that whole thread...
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    I know my limitations, I buy rust free
     
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    Samplingman Senior Member

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    Nice work! Interesting how you replaced the rails and wheel houses, then removed the quarters. Keeps everything lined up I suppose.
     
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    300rag Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Matt for the metal work and Julian for the detailing. What's that going to look like finished?
     
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  7. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Thanks gents!
    Wait till you see what I had to do to replace the cowl and A pillars all at once.
     
  8. 70bigblockdodge

    70bigblockdodge Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Take a ride to Detroit, Matt will have you out in 1/2 hr.
     
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  9. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Senior Member

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    Damn I should have just dropped off the Sport Fury at Matt's place ..........

    OH well the transport truck is only a phone call away ....... :3gears:
     
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    65Fury440 Senior Member

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    :sSig_goodjob:
     
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  11. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Bring it on but I just have to tell you I'm not cheap...:pottytrain2:
     
  12. tallhair

    tallhair Rufus "Mod Hair" Firefly Staff Member

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    Wow !

    Nice work Matt
     
  13. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Senior Member

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    Matt, Nothing worth having and done right is cheap !!!

    and nothing done wrong cheap is worth having !!!!
    (And that's my Quote:)


    Damn it all, Now I have to go make some phone calls !!! :eek:ops:
     
  14. monaco75

    monaco75 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Do we get a FCBO member discount?? :toothy10:

    Great work Matt!! She's really come a long way!
     
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  15. commando1

    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    Not bad for a Hippy...


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  16. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Here Are some pics as I prepared for the removal of the cowl.

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  17. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    And here's what a B body looks like without a cowl or A pillars.

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  18. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    This was what was underneath the A pillar and what would still be there if I didn't replace the whole hinge pillar.

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    Ironwolf Senior Member

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    And all that without any wood blocking ........ Amazing Matt !!!!!!!


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    1978 NYB Warfighter FCBO Gold Member

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    I have come to the point (after 60 years) that I have to let someone do any and all bodywork for me. I'm great with wrenches.....not worth a damn with sandpaper and paint!