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  • #18191

    Tony
    Participant

    After nearly six years of very little work I bit the bullet yesterday and did something with the sloper project. I took the front sheet metal etc. off, took the body off and put the chassis in a work area. Next I’ll strip that and finish it properly. I don’t know if you guys are into chassis work, but that’s what it will be for a while.
    …And this will be a slow thread, I’m not Quentin.

    #18196

    Quentin Hall
    Participant

    Hey Tony, you know I work for pizza and beer and Vietnamese frogs legs now. . . We are in the elite Brisbane 39 custom club so we can have working bees when I’m in town. See you in a few weeks.. Let’s aim to be cruising this time next year. Q

    #18197

    Rik Hoving
    Keymaster

    That is fantastic news Tony.

    Looking so much forward to see progress on your 39 Slooper.

    Enjoy the beauty of Customizing

    #18222

    JockTheRock
    Participant

    Those aussie sedanbodys has great lines i think…

    #19475

    Stephen Gotz
    Participant

    Slopers are so cool so will enjoy this one, what’s been done so far and what’s the overall plans?

    #19480

    Tony
    Participant

    This morning: frame/jig setup to finish the frame properly and do the c notch at the back. As I type this I am having a beer at the end of the day. Still more to do on the jig but have not taken any more pic since this morning.

    #19483

    Tony
    Participant

    Stephen, here is a LINK to Rik’s Archive site with pics of work when I left off about 6 years ago, before I moved state etc. etc.

    #19536

    Rik Hoving
    Keymaster

    Great to see more progress on this one Tony… But do you really think that cardboard and tape will be strong enough for the C-ing job?

    I just cannot get enough of that rear 3/4 photo you took… That roof line is just absolutely perfect.

    Enjoy the beauty of Customizing

    #19540

    Quentin Hall
    Participant

    Looking good Tony. Race you to the finish!
    I will have some free time over the Jan break. . . When I say “free time” I mean you supply bottomless coffee and morning tea and lunch and we can talk. Still trying to work out how you will change tires without dropping diff off axle. See I’m a bloody “newbie”.
    I reckon my spats would look better on yours than mine.

    #19563

    Tony.
    Wether if it´s slow or not I´m looking forward to follow this. The flow ( or slop ) of the roof is perfect.This will be an amazing car. And for the frame jobs I like them just as much as the body works and i´m hoping for updates soon.

    #19591

    thinkfink
    Participant

    Tony.
    Wether if it´s slow or not I´m looking forward to follow this. The flow ( or slop ) of the roof is perfect.This will be an amazing car. And for the frame jobs I like them just as much as the body works and i´m hoping for updates soon.

    x2

    Can’t wait to see more progress.

    ASSHOLES - NOT A CLUB BUT A LIFESTYLE!

    #20017

    Tony
    Participant

    Been slowly working on the frame, doing the c-notch.

    #20023

    Rik Hoving
    Keymaster

    Looks great Tony

    Enjoy the beauty of Customizing

    #20031

    Tony
    Participant

    Thanks Rik. I think if I can work on 80 mm of travel it should be good. You can just see the inboard mounts for the parallel leaf suspension, shackles will point upwards. They are only tacked in position for now.

    #20229

    Rik Hoving
    Keymaster

    Tony…
    The photoshopped photo of your car was posted on the dreadful Kustom Khronicles Facebook page by somebody who just posts photos but does not really have a clue…
    Made me sad how many people do not really have a clue these days… At the same time its funny to read some of the responses from these so called experts sometimes. And then its great so see that at least some of them have it right.



    Enjoy the beauty of Customizing

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