48 Ford Coupe

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Not much of a post but my new year's resolution is to try & build more in 2013 so at least it's a start !.

So far I've taken a slice out of the "c" pillars In an attempt to make the roof flow more gracefully into the trunk (I'm not too keen on the "stock" chop) and slanted the "b" pillars.

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Thanks for looking and Happy New Year.

Cheers

Andy

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Looks like a good start Andy, any ideas on colors yet?

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Looks like it has a nice flow to it now. Great stance too. Keep it up.

Later-

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nice , nice :) !!!!!

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Nice!

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Thanks for the replies guys.

Mike, I'm thinking of painting it peugeot blaze yellow which despite the name is a gold metallic colour.

Tom, the body is just resting on the floor at the moment (I tend to do the body first for some reason) but I'm hoping to modify the suspension so it sits lower than the kit ride height.

Cheers

Andy

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Looks much, much better with the re-chop! Looking forward to following this build.

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LOVING the look already :D

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Just a quick update after a coat of primer

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Hope to get the colour coat on later.

Thanks for looking

Andy

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Looks good!!!!

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Man that looks mean slammed. Clean work on that top, everything flows real nicely. Can't wait to see more.

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I have this kit, just not ready too commit. I'll watch for ideas.

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Nice work! I like the slanted B pillars!

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I have always felt that the 46-8 Fords were the hardest to get a balanced chop on. They have such a BIG BULKY BULBOUS BUTT !!! When you chop them, it makes the BUTT look BIGGER YET !! :D

Your chop flows so well, and with the tail dragger stance, it really pulls your attention AWAY from the HUGE BUTT !!

Great job !!

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Looks awesome!

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Hi all, thanks for the replies. I managed to spray the basecoat last weekend but I've only just got round to taking a picture. The colour is Peugeot Blaze Yellow metallic - Zero paints dry matt so I need to clearcoat it but it's been too cold this weekend.

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Thanks for looking

Andy

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Great lookin build so far.

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Color looks great!

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That color suits it perfectly Andy, and it looks like it went on nice and smooth, great job!

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Just a quick update on where I am with the interior and engine plus a shot of the body after polishing out the clearcoat
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Thanks for looking
Andy

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Love the re-chop and the color. Now that's a kustom! :)

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What a beautiful chop, it certainbly flows!

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Thanks Bernard & Glenn, porgress has been slow as I got sidetracked building a replica of my sisters Fiat 500 for her birthday in February but I have managed to finish the engine & interior and add the front windshield & grill.

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Next up is lowering the chassis !.

Thanks for looking

Andy

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The correction on the chop and the lowering changes the whole personality of this car. I digg it!

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That looks cool andy nice n smoooth

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