356A 1957 Grey Metallic

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#46 Post by Glenn Eagles » Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:05 pm

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#47 Post by Glenn Eagles » Thu Feb 03, 2022 9:17 pm

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#48 Post by DaveErickson » Sat Feb 05, 2022 12:08 am

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Glenn, you may be able to see the image when you view the forum, but to the rest of us it is not an image, just a path to the image on your computer. I assume you have a Mac? I added some spaces in to the path so you would see it like we see it. You have two options when posting photos: click on attachments when posting and add the image, or host the photo somewhere on the web and add the URL, but you can't use the local path on your computer. I can't see the images in 6 of the last 7 posts, just the path on your computer.

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#49 Post by Mark dinsdale » Sat Feb 05, 2022 12:51 am

The best option is to click on the full editor and preview. Then add the images under attachments, if you do it that way it’s really easy.

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#50 Post by Glenn Eagles » Sun Feb 06, 2022 6:33 pm

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#51 Post by Glenn Eagles » Sun Feb 06, 2022 6:35 pm

Progress is happening.
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#52 Post by DaveErickson » Sun Feb 06, 2022 9:58 pm

Nice work, Glenn. The gaps and lines are beautiful to behold!

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#53 Post by Glenn Eagles » Sun Feb 06, 2022 11:36 pm

Thanks so much,,,,,,My restorer is known as "Mr Gaps"

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#54 Post by Glenn Eagles » Fri Feb 11, 2022 9:00 pm

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#55 Post by Glenn Eagles » Fri Feb 11, 2022 9:01 pm

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#56 Post by Glenn Eagles » Fri Feb 11, 2022 9:02 pm

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#57 Post by Glenn Eagles » Fri Feb 11, 2022 9:03 pm

Trying to reproduce these is going to be a tough task.....But we will succeed.

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#58 Post by Martin Benade » Sat Feb 12, 2022 12:26 pm

I’d put in a lot of hours trying to save the old ones first rather than starting from scratch. Even welding in some sections of tube sounds preferable to also making the ends correctly
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#59 Post by Peter Boettcher » Sun Feb 13, 2022 1:11 pm

My overrider bars are similar to these and are slightly bent as well.
Is there anybody in the US who has experience straightening them prior to replating?

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#60 Post by DaveErickson » Mon Feb 14, 2022 12:12 am

I sent mine to Christensen Plating in Los Angeles. Jose straightened them and repaired a kink by welding prior to plating. He does nice work.

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