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Old 05-23-2011, 08:48 PM   #111
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Thanks!
I may try doing the cowl next after this. I'm only taking the top off, cleaning and fixing what is inside and a little on the edges, and then I will glue the new top down and I will not be welding it in place.
I have talked to several people here locally and they said gluing it down is the way to go and it will be stronger then welding it in.

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Old 05-23-2011, 09:00 PM   #112
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Great work, I have to patch some spots in my trunk and would love seeing how you tackle it.
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:53 PM   #113
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That's interesting that it's better to glue done te top. I guess it's cause te top probably has little to no stress on it, and the bottom carries all the rigidity. Plus it probably helps against water getting in cracks and crevices between the panels.
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Old 05-24-2011, 05:27 AM   #114
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That's interesting that it's better to glue done te top. I guess it's cause te top probably has little to no stress on it, and the bottom carries all the rigidity. Plus it probably helps against water getting in cracks and crevices between the panels.
Basically that's how it is, the bottom layers of the cowl carry the stress and the top is just cosmetic so it is OK to just glue and they say the glue is stronger then welding anyway with today's technology.
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Great work, I have to patch some spots in my trunk and would love seeing how you tackle it.
I just cut the bad out and covered it with a new metal and bead welded around it, ground down weld, and painted.

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Old 05-24-2011, 07:23 PM   #116
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I am sure your wife will appreciate all the work you are putting into this. You are doing a great job. As said "keep the pictures coming". But you too will be proud of the results when your are done.
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Oh we've heard that before... "It's for the wife". Riiiighttttt.......


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Old 05-24-2011, 07:30 PM   #118
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Oh we've heard that before... "It's for the wife". Riiiighttttt.......haha JKJK
LOL!! Trust me, it is her car.
I don't even like '64-'66 coupes, but I've fallen in love with this car.
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Well I'm still glad you're doing the car right! I'm jealous of your '99 GT as well. I wish I had a 'stang as a DD. I hope my '68 will be my DD, but we'll see how that goes... :/
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Old 05-25-2011, 09:26 AM   #120
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If you have pics of the cowl work, I'd appreciate the share.

We've finished the engine project and mucked out the interior. Next steps will be the engine compartment and cowl, followed by the floor pans and underside of the passenger compartment. I'm reading as much as I can find on how to make the job go smoother.

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