Horse Sense - 66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion

66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion

  1. Aug.26 rolled fender lips

    horse sence
    _MG_3669.JPG _MG_3671.JPG _MG_3677.JPG _MG_3673.JPG _MG_3674.JPG _MG_3676.JPG _MG_3679.JPG _MG_3681.JPG i rolled the lips on the front fenders today. started by getting a 1/8 inch wire cut to length and pre bent to fit inside the lip. i use the bench as the dolly it is soft wood and will not dent the radius of the wheel opening along with a moving blanket to soften the hammer blows and a rubber sanding block also as a dolly. i start in the center of the opening and slowly bring the lip down ,but not all the way i have to be able to slip in the wire .once i have a good bend started i pinch the wire in the center of the opening and just keep going until the lip is flat to the radius ,do not hit the radius inside or it will show as a dent on the out side, only hit the lip. the black coating flaked and cracked as i bent the lip so i sanded it off with a
    D .A. sander. they came out perfect inside and out ,no bondo at all needed. and the wheel lip is stronger now than it was . _MG_3669.JPG
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