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Here are some examples of what was used during the prototype process several years ago. We've moved on to engraving.. I need to replace the Aprons on the 67.. but I'm going to TIG weld the original VIN sections using as much of the original apron that is salvageable..
 

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"but I'm going to TIG weld the original VIN sections using as much of the original apron that is salvageable"......really the best way to go if you can weld....
 

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The stamps themselves are almost perfect to the ford spacing - most people wouldn't know the difference once its painted over - the biggest thing is practice and supporting the rail - just put all the stamps in the jig - they will fit snug. So, I am told.

These stamps are the best McMaster-Carr - if you want to replace the rail there was a thread about someone up north that would sell you the rail and stamped but you needed to send him some proof of the Vin #.
Hmm I wonder if you would to have some duplicate numbers or if you can swap out somehow as you go thru stamping - would be concerned about double strikes
 

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I had a 67 convertible that I showed and it was missing the vin stamping on the drivers side inner fender. I stamped it using a 2 x 4 piece of wood wedges between the floor and the bottom of the inner fender. Plus I got the metal hot before hammering each of the stamps.
 

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One set will work but you have to practice till perfect for your application......the best way is to stamp the # on 22ga then cut it out to fit the window and TIG weld it in - which makes a nice job.


The guy who sold rails with the Vin# stamped was Mustangs to Fear but you needed to supply a title or registration with the order. Going back a few years not sure if he is into it anymore.
 
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