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Sheet Metal Fabrication

creative firewall

Bead rollers, brakes and benders are just a few of the metal fabrication tools used to create custom sheet metal work. Sheet metal firewalls and racing tunnels are unique to each vehicle. This is another example of the craftsmanship at

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Wiring The Vega Wagon

We’ve been making great progress finalizing the Vega Wagon build. Below you will notice; relays, timers, hot posts, coils, capacitors, wire, solenoids and MSD boxes. The brakes are plumbed. We like the Racepak. Stainless side exit exhaust … yahoo. Sheet metal almost

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The Vega Wagon Gets Side Exit Headers

2 1/4″ primaries with 4″ merge collectors, 18 gauge 304 stainless steel. . . A few hours . . . and a dozen “J” bends later. . .  Can’t wait to hear them!

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Tranny Tunnel Vision

This project showed up missing the trans tunnel cover but had the Dzus tabs mounted. Double frame rails were high in the car so overall tunnel height was kept to a minimum so carbon fiber dash can be attached and removed

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Making This Chevelle Great Again

This Chevelle is going through a transformation – from race car to daily driver. This 67 Chevelle showed up tubbed and narrowed with a Dana 60 and a reworked frame. Originally we were simply replacing trunk floor and quarter panels. Below

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Metal Fabrication: Stretching the wheel wells on the Vega Wagon

metal fabrication and wheel well stretch

We were having a little problem getting the 31-inch drag slicks in and out of the vega wheelhouse, so just imagine a 32- or 33-inch tire. The vega quarter panels did not have any bondo so it was an obvious candidate

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Window frame tubing and tabs have been finished and installed

The window frames for the Camaro are bent to shape, and the window tabs welded up. The window templates have been made, now time to cut some Lexan. The Lexan has been attached to window framing then bolted up to

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Having the right tools for the job

metal fabrication tools at icanfab

We have many customers in need of custom built performance parts. The photo below shows the new door hinges we just made for a 1936 Plymouth Convertible. If you need custom parts made – we can help.

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The 1936 Plymouth Coupe Dashboard

36 plymouth coupe resto

This 1936 Plymouth Coupe originally came to us with just a round cluster in the center of the dash. Luckily the car came with extra parts – one which was a deluxe factory dash – so we opted for that.

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1968 body off and chassis flipped

We flipped the car to finish the TIG welding on the underside of the chassis. Cleaning up the chassis and getting ready for paint. TIG weld firewall inserts.

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We just finished these exhaust headers for the 68 Camaro

Custom Fabrication

These look like a candelabra! They will be attached to an All Aluminum 555 Big Block. Plus we fabricated this custom gauge cluster for the Camaro.

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Sheet Metal Fabricators

These are floor pans. These sheet metal floor pans are not from a parts store. They are custom made for our 1936 Plymouth Coupe project. High Quality Sheet Metal Panels Sheet metal and body panels are the usual issue with

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This Custom Pro Street 5-Window Coupe and Metal Fabrication

1933 Plymouth 5-window Coupe

We are in the final days of this 33 Coupe Custom Build. We started this Plymouth project in November 2014, and it will be finalized this week (9/30/2015). Metal fabrication is our specialty and this all steel car has alot

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Making Exhaust Headers

custom exhaust
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Metal Fabrication

metal fabrication

The side canards have been tacked in place on this project. Once they are finalized they will mimic the curves of the car. Not only will it look cool – they will help increase the aerodynamics and air flow.

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How to fit 10 gallons of stuff into a 5 gallon bucket. . .

custom grill for the 33 coupe

One of the challenges with this custom car build is fitting everything into this Hot Rod and making it look good. This type of custom car build is a step-by-step process of modifying and tweaking specific areas that are unique

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Metal fabrication, math and creative visualization

Metal Fabrication and the creative vision

Anyone restoring a 1936 Plymouth Coupe can buy a fiberglass fender online. For this coupe that would not be the case. We are lucky enough to have a decent looking metal fender to start with.  We are keeping the steel

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Proudly Over-Engineered

This vega was proudly over engineeered

The 1972 Vega just received it’s NHRA chassis certification to 8.50. The tech inspector comments were the car was built like a 7.50 car. This Vega can be whatever you want! This car currently has DOT street tires, runs on

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The 33 Coupe Metal Fabrication and Design

wiring the pro street

The final “hit list” on this 33 Coupe is getting smaller every week. We started this 1933 Plymouth Coupe project 5 months ago — and with steady progress — we are nearing closure. This has been a great project for

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In the final stages of this 1933 Plymouth Coupe build

metal fabrication

We are in the final stages of mocking up the car, modifying suicide hidden door hinges, attaching grill shell mounts, radiator mounts, and stretching the hood to fit. Below shows the trans tunnel and drive shaft tunnel are in. We

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Metal fabrication with steel tube and sheet metal

metal fabrication

Just a few months ago — this car was just a shell and a plumb bob. The guys in the garage have done some fantastic metal fabrication. Steel tube, sheet metal and aluminum are are all in play right now.

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Metal Fabrication And The Creative Vision

pro street chassis suspension

There are many factors to consider when building a hot rod or any street car by yourself. First of all, do you have the skills required to build your own car? Secondly, do you have all the tools you will

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This 1933 Pymouth Coupe is next on the build list.

Building a 33 Plymouth Cuope

Metal fabrication is what we do best. And our new frame JIG table is coming in handy with this project. This coupe is a steel body car and the boys in the shop are all smiles now that they are

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Fabricating precision tools and parts out of metal.

Cutting, bending and welding — it’s all good! As a Journeyman Machinists Erik Skatfeld has been making parts out of metal for years. At iCanFab Erik fabricates custom precision parts from drawings and templates on a manual lathe and mill

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Chassis fabrication project is quickly progressing

The formula for successful chassis fabrication includes proper project management. Once a vehicle enters the iCanFab shop it is put on a strict schedule of production. To meet these deadlines, resources need to be ordered and a build schedule for

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Cutting, Bending, Welding and Assembling

We make custom exhaust headers. Usually with custom street cars or race cars, off-the-shelf parts just wont fit. The below photo shows a great example — custom headers fixed this racers steering obstruction. The below photos shows a few other

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