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Reference material on how to chop a Top on model cars


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#1 mnwildpunk

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:26 AM

I hope this url works because it has really helped me with the chopping of the top I'm doing on my 40 ford p-u http://books.google....utput=html_text

Edited by mnwildpunk, 13 June 2013 - 04:28 PM.


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Posted 13 June 2013 - 01:36 PM

Thanks. I just finished cutting a helpless little 2010 Mustang into 8 pieces to build a Pro Stocker. Maybe this will help me put her back together again.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 04:33 PM

Ya sadly finding this was to late to help me when I wanted to cut up my 50 chevy P-U which is hopelessly junk now. Maybe i'll make it a one off convertible lol

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 12:36 PM

Here's a thread I did on the '34 3W coupe for a dry-lakes-look chop with the windshield laid back...http://cs.scaleautom...30/t/97207.aspx

 

Here's another one, a more upright chop on a '34 5-window coupe, with the top lengthened instead of raking the windshield pillars.....http://cs.scaleautom...30/t/93953.aspx

 

Scroll down...it's all there in detail. Between these two, it's really all you need to know on older cars. Make your windows from flat clear acetate or styrene at the end.

 

Here's a trickier one, the '37 slantback shell.  http://cs.scaleautom...ort=ASC&pi209=1


Edited by Ace-Garageguy, 21 June 2013 - 12:45 PM.