The Chopster build part 11

(this was originally posted on while I built the car)

Here’s some pics from Monday:

The rear side window…
I re-shaped the back curve using pieces from the donor top. The inside lip isn’t real nice, but the outer curve (the part you’ll see after the windows are in) is OK.
They’ll take a bit of bumping to get the C pillar back in shape…

Here are the patch panels I had to make out of some more scraps. When the top was dropped onto the bottom, the wheel well/ drip rail/ decklid corner got really ugly. I shaped and welded the patches in to extend the fender mounting surface up in a natural arc. I also shortened the drip rail about 5″.
You can also see some rot that was on the donor top.

I cleaned up my Oval donor clip for installation: