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Old 05-28-2014, 11:09 AM   #1
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I have been driving my 34 roadster around with no fenders for the past couple years. I decided I needed to take the next step and over the past several weeks did some repair work and installed my fenders. This is a nice original car and the fenders are also very nice...and it was still a pain installing them and getting them to fit! Especially the fronts. I am leaving the car in primer for now until I can afford to do the body work and paint it. I was being really careful and I still scratched them a little in a few places. It made me think how hard it is to not only get everything to line up, but to put a nice painted car together without damaging the finish!

Warning it's a little hot roddy- I will delete this if guys don't want it on here



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Old 05-28-2014, 11:14 AM   #2
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Chris.....Looks great! No need to delete!

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Old 05-28-2014, 11:20 AM   #3
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Chris,

Your car looked good before. Now, it just simply looks great with the fenders.

Man, it sits right and just looks right.

Great work.

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Old 05-28-2014, 11:25 AM   #4
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Very nice!
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:27 AM   #5
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That is OUTSTANDING!!!
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:38 AM   #6
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Default Re: I have a new appriciation for guys putting cars together!

In the second photo, it seems that the front fenders do not fit the fenders, as well as the rear ones do.

Ever see a '34 Phaeton with no fenders ?

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Old 05-28-2014, 11:42 AM   #7
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Mike, in the second photo the fender was loosly hanging there with no fender brace...that's why it looks droopy. The braces were painted and drying
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:54 AM   #8
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Mike, in the second photo the fender was loosly hanging there with no fender brace...that's why it looks droopy. The braces were painted and drying
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Good ! It looks as if it would rub.
I like your car !
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Old 05-28-2014, 12:05 PM   #9
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Chris...I love that car.....you've nailed the look perfectly.....I wish it was mine.
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Old 05-28-2014, 12:10 PM   #10
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Really nice car. Is that a one piece top?

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Old 05-28-2014, 12:23 PM   #11
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Nice ride!!
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Old 05-28-2014, 12:51 PM   #12
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Really nice car. Is that a one piece top?

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I don't know what you mean by one piece...It's stock bows and irons. The irons have been cut down a little and the center bow leaned forward. It still folds like factory.
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Old 05-28-2014, 01:26 PM   #13
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You know, I loved that car sans fenders, but now it's so good, it hurts a little. Those fenders have to stay on now.
Well done that man.
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Old 05-28-2014, 01:45 PM   #14
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Car looks perfect!!! Love it even better with the fenders on it
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Old 05-28-2014, 02:00 PM   #15
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Old 05-28-2014, 03:02 PM   #16
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I like it with the fenders on!
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Old 05-28-2014, 04:16 PM   #17
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Wow '34 Roadsters are so sexy they should be illegal.

I have looked at post #1 about ten times today!

The American flag is great in shot #1.

It seems like your across-the-street neighbors don't like drop-in visits!

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Old 05-28-2014, 04:41 PM   #18
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Wow '34 Roadsters are so sexy they should be illegal.

I have looked at post #1 about ten times today!

The American flag is great in shot #1.

It seems like your across-the-street neighbors don't like drop-in visits!

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Haha, I live in an old 20's house that used to farm all the surounding land. They are slowley developing eveything around it...so it looks kind of desolate now but in a few years I bet it will look more lively
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Old 05-28-2014, 05:03 PM   #19
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Wow, absolute perfection! The top looks superb and the fenders really pull everything together. I am in love with your car (again)
Thanks for posting.
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Old 05-28-2014, 05:05 PM   #20
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I'm with Scooder.... cant stop looking at it! We dont mind hot-rodded Fords here, within reason. My car is an AV8, they aint kicked me out yet!
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