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Old 12-15-2018, 02:48 PM
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I'm digging the leaned back look and Soltz is right about keeping it near the same level as the cowl IMO!

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Old 12-15-2018, 03:20 PM
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I like the laid back look as well - so long as it the top isn't leaning down in toward the motor, that might look a little odd.
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Old 12-15-2018, 04:45 PM
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I'm with the laid back crew.
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Old 12-15-2018, 06:17 PM
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Bummer about the space. I hope all works out for you.
I like the grills upright. Most of the early T builds were real short like Grabowski's "Lighting bug."
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Old 12-15-2018, 09:51 PM
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I vote with Torchie on these issues. It is a bummer, losing your work space, and I like the grille standing upright. It will have to be sectioned, though.
This car is coming along fine.
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Old 12-16-2018, 03:14 AM
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the way I look at it is ,you have three different lines now, looking from the side.

the grill , straight line leaning back
the cowl, straight line straight up
the back side of the tub, curved line leaning back.

I like the grill leaning back ,but I would use a curved grill for that, to somewhat meet the backside of the tub. Using this straight grill my vote would be to section it and use it straight up.

Good luck finding another workspace.... real bummer to lose that
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Old 12-16-2018, 01:39 PM
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Forgive my mad MSPaint skillz... but maybe the leaned back T windshield and rough idea for roll bar helps proportion things?

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Old 12-16-2018, 01:50 PM
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On a T Bucket I like the radiator shell upright or almost upright ala Torchie.. On a rat rod, where anything goes, a laid back shell fits the style. Just my opinion.
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Old 12-16-2018, 09:45 PM
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32 grille looks better straight up. 33-34 look better leaned back. The point on the bottom points the way to go.....
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Old 12-16-2018, 10:40 PM
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