Can anyone help or have any tips , doing a few body work jobs on my mk2 consul today , i noticed its gained a few more battle wounds from being parked up on the carpark out side my house (my car space) whats happened is the local kids play football on the carpark and one...
Hello, This is my first attempt at chopping a top. I think I did OK. l laded the Apillars back rather then cutting the roof. It is a 4 inch chop front and back. Laying the pillars back you get 5 inch lower in the front
Huge Size: 1970L x 760W x 360H (mm)
Aerodynamic design minimises noise
Includes fitting kit for quick & easy fitting
Designed to fit both square and oval shaped bars including both manufacturer's original equipment and...
Well, not quite but enough flake to do your own.:tup:
6 oz of mid blue flake £20 plus P&P
6 oz tub of HOC rainbow flake ( that way you get EVERY colour :incheek: ) £30 plus P&P
100grams of white pearl powder, ( use 25 grams to 1 litre of lacquer) £ 20 plus P&P
Thanks to all that came to the open day and Saturday Chop Shop yesterday. Work started at 9.45am yesterday and Al and Chris drove the car to Guildford Hot 50's Rock n Roll Club at 10pm last night. Great day and we hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as we did.
HI I,M BUYING 2 FB VICTORS VERY SOON, 1 TO RESTORE ( ALREADY STARTED ) AND 1 TO ROD !!! THE PLAN IS TO CHOP AND COUPE IT, 2 DOOR IT ETC ETC, HAS ANYONE GOT ANY INFO ON PAST FB,S THIS HAS BEEN DONE TO, I HAVE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE, BUT WOULD LIKE TO GIVE A BLOODY GOOD GO, AFTER BEING INTO YANKS...
Ok, I need a roof because I need the trim too. I need something that looks like the rear of my 1960 Cadillac flat top roof, with that nice overhang, late 50s Chevy's also have that look I think. A late 50s El Camino roof would be ideal but I think I'm a wishing and a hoping for that!
On behalf of a friend.
1971 Roof Chopped, Custom, 1200 Beetle.
Taxed ( exempt anyway ).
Full 4 seater ( im 6'1" & can sit in the back without my head touching the roof ).
He has owned it 26 years ( building it on & off ).
Finally decided last year to get it finished & on the...
I want to know whats the best adhesive to use on a vinyl roof
I have painted the car in base & lacquer 2k (don't know if that would make any difference )
brush on or spray
I tried the motor factors , they have trim adhesive but sod all else
I`ve just bought recently a 87 ford econoline day van and it`s great. Took it to the hot rod drags for the first trip out and it was bliss compaired with a tent.Any hoo the rubbers gone on one or possibly both the little forward facing windows in the roof.Now there`s loads of these vans around...
something under consideration on the a40 is a roof chop, any one got any pics of there efforts, experiences etc.
i kind of know the basics of going about it, but would like some info etc before we seriously dive in, all input appreciated :tup: