Serious Metal Work

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Crime did was a lot of work for a quite borring car in my opinion....beauty sure is in the eye of the beholder....full credit to them for their efforts though!
 

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So he raised the doors, hood, and trunk lid fom a 2 dr. and rolled a sectioned 4 dr. under them? :realcrazy: Whew.
Oh. And the VIN plate too, I assume.
My hat is off to him for being that sentimental about the 2 dr.
I think..
 

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A whole lot of metal work there, no pic's of how bad the original car really was though.
 

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So he raised the doors, hood, and trunk lid fom a 2 dr. and rolled a sectioned 4 dr. under them? :realcrazy: Whew.
Oh. And the VIN plate too, I assume.
My hat is off to him for being that sentimental about the 2 dr.
I think..
Don't get me wrong. I'm also blown away by his work and dedication.
It's a Forest& Trees thing.
 

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Crime did was a lot of work for a quite borring car in my opinion....beauty sure is in the eye of the beholder....full credit to them for their efforts though!

That car would really benefit from some brightwork on the sides. Rocker mouldings, wheel opening trim and trim rings. It's a low-line car though, and probably the way it came from the factory.
 

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A whole lot of metal work there, no pic's of how bad the original car really was though.

It was probably really bad. That body style Ford will will collect all kinds of junk in the structure right behind the front wheels and then lots of important metal rots away. A guy at the tech school I went to bought a '71 GT, and the car was totally gone in that area, while the outer body was still in pretty nice shape.
 

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Another Alberta boy, I figure it must be something in the water that triggers manic restorations. That one turned out as a beautiful car, well done.
:thumbsup::thumbsup:
 

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FWIW, My first car was exactly that. A 69 Fairlane w/a 302, I was the 4th owner after it went through 2 of my brothers as owners. I liked mine and always thought they were cool lookin albeit, not very popular. I like it, very tastefully done!
 

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A perfect example of what happens when you get too emotionally involved with a car and it's restoration. I like the end result. Thanks for posting.
 

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If it is not posted elsewhere. This guy has a pretty good YouTube channel. And does a similar mod with way rough 60 fury and puts it on a 60 dodge 4 door. It turns out great.
 

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If it is not posted elsewhere. This guy has a pretty good YouTube channel. And does a similar mod with way rough 60 fury and puts it on a 60 dodge 4 door. It turns out great.

Yes, That's been posted in the Forward Look section, though I haven't been doing a good job keeping it updated with links to the new episodes.

Jeff
 

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I can feel it......! We went through a similar procedure with my 61 Fury.

This......
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Plus this.......
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Equals this.......


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Asside from mating the lower quarter panels and the frame rails, all else was dissembled and reassembled by drilling the original spot welds. No other panel cuts.

Note: Was able to maintain the whitewalls.
 
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