1972 FJ40 restoration. Making your own panels

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Hi Guys, I am working on my second FJ40 rebuild and decided to make most of my rear tub.
I thought some of you might be interested.
I used 18 gauge sheet metal and CAD designed the templates for hammer forming my parts.
I have attached a few photos. Let me know if you have questions.
Thanks Bic

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EWheeler

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Damn. That is impressive. So simple though.

Hammer by hand, or by tool/machine? Would love to see more on your methodology and approach to forming these panels.

Thanks for sharing.
 
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Wow, that looks great. Would like to look at your tools/process if you have some. I'm located in Bozeman.
 
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Wow, that looks great. Would like to look at your tools/process if you have some. I'm located in Bozeman.
HI Sure. I have a space out by the Airport in Belgrade. I will be back in town after the 5th.
You are welcome to come by.
Bic Green
 

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How did you cut out the hammer form templates? Those look great! Seriously great stuff!
 

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Shout out to Bozeman! How did you like that snow over the weekend??? All my family is up there - outstanding work. Just
Ike the other have said, would love to see a play by play on how you do that
 

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Care to share hammer details and tip used?
 

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Air hammer used and nylon tips
 

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