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Old 04-03-2018, 08:27 PM
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Looking really good! My honest opinion on the windshield would be to keep the hinge feature. Even in a roadster, the flow can really be manipulated by the tilt windshield. Even if you chop it or make it frameless it can still be hinged.
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Old 04-04-2018, 06:10 PM
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I have been trying to figure out how to get a pivot with the open topped windshield frame.
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Old 04-04-2018, 06:44 PM
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If you're going frameless at the top, you probably need to re-enforce what will be left in a U shape. Think about a single pin pivot point near the top of your windshield frame sides and incorporate a hole in the pillar to match on both sides. Angle iron comes to mind for making something simple. Using bolts for the pins give you a way to remove it easy.
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Old 04-08-2018, 06:59 PM
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xcellent, I also like hemi's. How about a 6carb log manifold set up. Way cool 50's type retro set up.....Just my 2 bit opinion
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Old 04-08-2018, 08:46 PM
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I have a batwing air cleaner off a 55 olds.
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Old 06-28-2018, 08:37 AM
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I like it, looking forward to more progress pics.
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Old 06-28-2018, 10:51 AM
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:12 AM
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I like it too.........good old time hot rod. As for your windshield dilemma, here is one option. If you chopped the support pillars to lower the windshield, then ran a smallish piece of box tubing across the top to give it some support, that would take some of the height and bulk out of the windshield, and look cool.

You could use something like maybe 1 x 1 tubing, weld it on both sides and fair it in to make it look like it came that way. Then you could chop the windshield frame and fasten it into that structure. If it were low enough, you wouldn't need to make it crank open because you would get enough airflow over the top.

I bet if you took 4-5 inches out of the height, it would change the look of the whole car. Just a suggestion.
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:34 AM
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Here, I suck at photo shopping, but this will give you the idea of what I mean. Looks like I was drunk when I did this.
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Old 06-30-2018, 01:59 PM
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Here, I suck at photo shopping, but this will give you the idea of what I mean. Looks like I was drunk when I did this.
I like it...that's what I have planned for mine.
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