Full Metal Hoodie.

SSR with '53 front fenders and grille in place.

Now that the fenders have been chopped and fit, it's time to start on the hood. Both the stock SSR hood and the stock '53 Chevy hood will used (in part, at least).

the '53 hood has to be narrowed so it will fit the SSR.

First, the '53 hood has to be narrowed so it will fit the SSR. This is done by cutting it up the centerline.

Underside of sectioned '53 chevy hood.

Narrowed '53 chevy hood. '53 chevy hood layed over stock SSR hood.

Once the width is determined, we have to lower the profile in front. The green tape line indicates where the hood will be sectioned once again.

Mock up with hoood and fenders.

Mock up with hoood and fenders.

Scott starts cutting down the nose.

Once cut, the hood sections will be re-welded after the requisite metalwork. Below you can see the nose section of the '53 hood set in place with the stock SSR hood in thedown position.

Sectione 53 hood piece in front of stock SSR hood. top view of hood.

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