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Date: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 03:50:27 -0700 (MST)
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fordtrucks-digest Monday, December 15 1997 Volume 01 : Number 079



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Re: Chop Top, windshield trimming ["Goodwrench" ]
Cabover or step van trucks anyone? [Ray Cardogno ]

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Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 13:05:01 -0600
From: "Goodwrench"
Subject: Re: Chop Top, windshield trimming

Hi all,
I'm new to the list and have '41 Ford half ton, as well as a '46 stake
body and a '34 dump.
My understanding on the windshield cutting is that it produces a very
high failure rate, especially with the really curved ones like the '56. I
think you want to look for a shop that has a high speed belt sander. I
don't know if they are water cooled or what, but the windshield has a much
better chance of surviving if it is ground down, rather than being cut.

Jim Pfrommer (looking for an inexpensive running flathead)
Central Texas
goodwrench easy.com
Check out Goodwrench's CyberRanch
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.easy.com/goodwrench/

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From: JSanc82344
Date: Saturday, December 13, 1997 7:06 PM
Subject: Re: Chop Top


> Somehow I believe that I saw an ad before in a magazine of a glass shop
that sold chopped glass, but I am not sure. I just
>think that it will be a lot easier being able to get the glass already
cutted.
>This is the most important item to consider when doing a chop top, in my
>opinion. I talked to a glass guy in my hometown and he will do it for
$70.00,
>but he also said that it will be without guarantees. The glass that my cab
>has is original and it is very possible that it won't stand the cutting.
>Anyway, the cab is right now sitting at a welding shop since it needs to
have
>some rusted areas repaired, but as soon as I get it, I want to start with
this
>chop glass project.

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Date: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 00:43:32 -0400
From: Ray Cardogno
Subject: Cabover or step van trucks anyone?

Wanted 53-56 Milk/Bread Truck and Windshield Sunvisor.

This is my first posting as a member of this list. I have been involved
with 53-56 F-100 Pickups and panels for several years now, but have more
recently been getting involved with some of the "stranger" models like the
cabover of which I have one and the milk/bread truck or step van of which I
am trying to find one. has anyone seen one for sale or "hanging out" at a
junkyard?

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