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Hot Rod FORDS #24: C-Cab Delivery Van has rear doors

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Blog entry by crowie posted 01-24-2022 06:34 AM 620 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 23: C-Cab Delivery Van Headlights and Exhaust Headers Part 24 of Hot Rod FORDS series Part 25: The C-Cab Delivery Van is pretty well finished! »

C-Cab Delivery Van has rear doors

The doors on the vans I’ve built in the past have been problematic.
I like the flush finish doors but the hinging hasn’t been acceptable, so a new approach.
I saw on some of the commercial vans the door hinges are mounted on the outside of the door.

I first added the rear bumper bar and a top hinge plate. I’ve used 1/4” Tassie Oak dowels glued into the doors and free moving in the top and bottom.

So here goes!

I still new to clean it all up plus add windows, taillights and number plate; but for the most it’s done.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie



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Dutchy

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#1 posted 01-24-2022 12:35 PM

Don’t lock up the smurfs.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dave Polaschek

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#2 posted 01-24-2022 12:43 PM

Hmm. A new approach to the hinges? Looks like they work, plus Handy gets to play Hide & Seek.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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Eric

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#3 posted 01-25-2022 01:50 AM

Moving right along Peter, neat idea for the rear doors. It looks like it was to be like that.

-- Eric, building the dream

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FrenchGoattoys

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#4 posted 01-26-2022 04:46 AM

Looks great, good sir.

-- KJ, Spokane, WA.: Don’t count the days; make the days count.

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