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Forum: Builds! 04-23-2017, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Artboy
Been busy with work and some parts came in so I...

Been busy with work and some parts came in so I can finish my number 1 project. Here's some pictures of it. For all you northern Americans it's a 1966 HR Holden. Still a bit to go but not far away.
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Forum: Builds! 04-09-2017, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Artboy
Got a little bit of time in the shed this weekend...

Got a little bit of time in the shed this weekend so finished the first wheel arch. I think the second one will be easier now that I sort of know what I am doing. Have learnt a bit. Still some hammer...
Forum: Builds! 04-02-2017, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Artboy
Got a bit of welding and grinding done on the...

Got a bit of welding and grinding done on the weekend but not as much shed time as hoped - but at least something
Forum: Builds! 04-01-2017, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Artboy
Yes, now that I have had a look at the link I see...

Yes, now that I have had a look at the link I see what it is. Have saved that document previously and have read it a couple of times. It is quite good I have found - especially for a novice like me.
Forum: Builds! 04-01-2017, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Artboy
Thanks mate. That is good news as I have still...

Thanks mate. That is good news as I have still been trying to work out what I am going to do. I will have a read through and see what's possible but certainly won't be anything wild. Where in...
Forum: Builds! 03-29-2017, 11:32 PM
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Posted By Artboy
That's very kind of you but you haven't seen my...

That's very kind of you but you haven't seen my welding skills and the end result!
Forum: Builds! 03-28-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Artboy
1936 Chev 4 door rust bucket

Was away on a business trip so out of the shed for over a week - not good. Shaped the first piece of new metal to replace the rotted bit over the right rear wheel arch. Folded a piece of 18 ga on my...
Forum: Builds! 03-19-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
1936 Chev 4 door rust bucket

Made some progress over the weekend. I now have all the fenders off - some rusted edges will need to be replaced with fresh metal. I removed the motor with my second hand crane - how easy is that?...
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 03-18-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,027
Posted By Artboy
Home made di for bending square tube

The round stock folds the inner face in to prevent kinking.
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 03-18-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,027
Posted By Artboy
I built this on the weekend to bend square...

I built this on the weekend to bend square tubing. Just made it from scraps laying around ( never throw away an old piece of scrap right.??)
Found a piece of old galv pipe that fitted the top of the...
Forum: Builds! 03-17-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
Will do Skip - as long as no one laughs at my fab...

Will do Skip - as long as no one laughs at my fab skills!
Forum: Builds! 03-16-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
I will have a good look through your build - glad...

I will have a good look through your build - glad to hear you're almost done. All the wood is out of my cab now apart from the two main rails. Still have to remove the wood from the doors which I...
Forum: Builds! 03-16-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Artboy
I am a cruiser rather than a rev head so I was...

I am a cruiser rather than a rev head so I was thinking something simple - like a Holden in line 6 or small v8 a 253 ci. ( Holden is the GM brand down here). Thanks for your comment on the frame. I...
Forum: Builds! 03-15-2017, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Artboy
Got the left side fenders and running board off....

Got the left side fenders and running board off. Very tattered rusty edges so I plan on welding new metal in to make it a lot more solid again before chopping. I was planning on using the original...
Forum: Builds! 03-15-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
Thanks zz. I may be hitting you up for advice -...

Thanks zz. I may be hitting you up for advice - lots of it!
Forum: Builds! 03-13-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
1936 Chev rust bucket

Got the old girl under cover for the first time in 4 years. It's good to start working on her without having to lay in the dirt! All the wood is now removed and I have spent a bit of time researching...
Forum: Builds! 03-11-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Artboy
Made progress removing most of the old wood and...

Made progress removing most of the old wood and the remaining rusted out floor as well as the windscreen - a bit of rust repair on the dash to do. The whole body seems pretty solid apart from around...
Forum: Builds! 03-08-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
I read on one of these builds something...

I read on one of these builds something derogatory about slotted head screws. Whoever it was, I agree! Have been pulling the old rotted wood and rusty wire etc out and it is going to take a while....
Forum: Builds! 03-06-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
Thanks Gents. Will see how we go.

Thanks Gents. Will see how we go.
Forum: Builds! 03-06-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
I know! But I figured it's just bits of metal...

I know! But I figured it's just bits of metal formed in different shapes and sizes and then welded together in a certain arrangement! Seems straight forward?? Lot of good info and inspiration on this...
Forum: Builds! 03-06-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
Thought I would post my photochop. I originally...

Thought I would post my photochop. I originally did this as a panel van about three years ago but after seeing zz's caddy and packard i was very keen on a 2 door instead. I am not very good at...
Forum: Builds! 03-06-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,101
Posted By Artboy
1936 Chev 4 door rust bucket

Hi all. This will be a slow build by a noob but I will value all advice. Inspired by zz's Packard, I have started the long road to doing something with this pile of rust. The laws in Western...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 02-17-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,846
Posted By Artboy
Talking Thanks Dr

Thanks for showing me that zzrodder link. What an awesome build. Am only up to page 9 but it has already changed my ideas of where to head. Rather than a panel van, I like the idea now of making it a...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 02-17-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,846
Posted By Artboy
Another one

Here is the rear view
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 02-17-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,846
Posted By Artboy
Here she is

I have the doors in my shed. Am thinking of welding in the rear ones and turning it into a panel van. Will then need to build some sort of tail gate. Hope the photos work.
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