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31 Model A Sedan

Just for shit's and giggles I'm going to turn a 29 Tudor into a 31 Model A.

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Took about an hour of grinding and test fitting to get the rear fenders to fit.
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Took about an hour of grinding and t…
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Gonna have to do some mods to the front fenders also.
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Gonna have to do some mods to the fr…
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It's going to take a LOT of filling / sanding / scratch building to create a correct cowl / firewall.
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It's going to take a LOT of filling …
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1/25 cowl / firewall I'm using for reference.
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1/25 cowl / firewall I'm using for r…
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I cut the front fenders to resemble 31's.
Then added the rolled rim using thin plastruc strips.
Will get some fine tuning after I prime them.
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I cut the front fenders to resemble …
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You can see how much I removed here.
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You can see how much I removed here.
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Layout for the rolled kick pans.
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Layout for the rolled kick pans.
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After several measurements I will cut the bottom line to make the rear fenders resemble the 31's.
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After several measurements I will cu…
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1/25 scale 1931 sedan I'm using for reference.
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1/25 scale 1931 sedan I'm using for …
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1/25 scale 1931 sedan I'm using for reference.
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1/25 scale 1931 sedan I'm using for …
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Front fenders cut, shaped & primed. Also cut front frame horns off to match.
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Front fenders cut, shaped & primed. …
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Front fenders cut, shaped & primed. Also cut front frame horns off to match.
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Front fenders cut, shaped & primed. …
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Front fenders cut, shaped & primed. Also cut front frame horns off to match.
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Front fenders cut, shaped & primed. …
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Roughed in firewall and cuts to cowl edge to replicate stock '31.
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Roughed in firewall and cuts to cowl…
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Roughed in firewall and cuts to cowl edge to replicate stock '31.
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Roughed in firewall and cuts to cowl…
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Roughed in firewall and cuts to cowl edge to replicate stock '31.
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Roughed in firewall and cuts to cowl…
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High precision tools used in process. :o)
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High precision tools used in process…
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First coat of primer to show faults and it's got a lot of them. A looooong way to go to get it right !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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First coat of primer to show faults …
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Roughed in fire wall details
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Roughed in fire wall details
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Roughed in fire wall details
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Roughed in fire wall details
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Close but still no cigar :o)
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Close but still no cigar :o)
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Close, but still no cigar :o)
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Close, but still no cigar :o)
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Close, but still no cigar :o)
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Close, but still no cigar :o)
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I had to create the frame cover panels with plastruc & bondo.
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I had to create the frame cover pane…
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A major difference between the 31 & 31 frames.
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A major difference between the 31 & …
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I had to create the frame cover panels with plastruc & bondo.
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I had to create the frame cover pane…
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Starting to look like a '31
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Starting to look like a '31
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At least 1/4 inch difference in width
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At least 1/4 inch difference in widt…
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Almost ready for paint :o)
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Almost ready for paint :o)
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Got her on her feet and that's probably as far as she'll get.
I don't know what's wrong with me but I just can't get motivated to build anymore.
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Got her on her feet and that's proba…
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