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"CRANKENSTIEN"(a small tribute to the "doc") DONE! 11/13/12


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#81 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 12:36 PM

Yes, take your time on the doors.

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 12:41 PM

you bet cranky........if i go too fast, they will break, and this is my last 32 sedan body, so i cant make any big mistakes......i almost have one cut out.

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 12:54 PM

Take your time, take your time.

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 12:57 PM

i sure will Virgil........i dont care of it takes me 3 hours to cut them open, as long as i dont break the body. i had to glue the firewall in, and add a support across the body for strength.....

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 01:07 PM

Ok Virgil, heres one.......so far so good!

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more to come
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:04 PM

that sedan is looking good. cant wait to see more

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:10 PM

thanks Nathan!

more to come
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:13 PM

Good Cut Man !

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 02:20 PM

thanks fred!

time to fuel up......more to come in a little while.

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 03:18 PM

oh man! i am so bad at making hinges!! grrrr! LOL

stay tuned, ill have pics in a bit.......

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 03:35 PM

heres what i am using for the door panels..... very thin wood, and textured paper.

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 03:37 PM

here ya go Ray............you asked for it..

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it still need tweaked just a bit so it lines up better when its closed, but its not too bad......

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 03:39 PM

here it is in the closed position.......it still needs a little tweaking so it lines up better.

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thanks for lookin guys!
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 04:38 PM

I really need to learn how to make hinges. nice job!

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 04:46 PM

here ya go Ray............you asked for it..

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it still need tweaked just a bit so it lines up better when its closed, but its not too bad......

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What are you using for hard line to make your hinges from Bryan? The only thing I have that's strong enough is coat hanger wire, and It's just way too big.
My hinges are like baseball bat sized compared to the trunklid on the cuda, lol.
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 06:38 PM

Nice job Bryan ! I love the suicide doors. It was a good idea where ever it came from ! : )

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 03:52 AM

This is lookin better and better with every post.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 05:18 AM

Nice Work Bryan!

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:53 AM

this is competition for my dads. he put a 427 in his and did modifying, its gold with a sand beige roof.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:05 PM

thanks guys!!

Corey, i am using some thin brass rod to make the hinges, i usually use brass tube as well, but i had to use plastic tube this time, im out of the correct size of brass..

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Nice job Bryan ! I love the suicide doors. It was a good idea where ever it came from ! : )


haha!! yea ray, i dont remember who suggested it, but i figured i would do it!

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