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I'm sure most of you have seen our first project, the 300P Suicide Coupe, if not check it out here http://www.300cforums.com/forums/general-discussion/76034-sema-build-chrysler-300p-srt-coupe.html, here http://www.300cforums.com/forums/general-discussion/81827-suicide-2-door-300-a.html and here http://www.300cforums.com/forums/chrysler-300-picture-media-post/82619-2-door-coupe.html. Now it's on to a new one.

We're taking an 06 Magnum that will be getting a 2 door conversion, and Nomad inspired rear glass section with tilted B-pillar. Add in a 300 front end, a modified TZD 300 body kit including a extra long deep dish grill, and TZD Firepower hood. Throw in our very own Halo shaved door handle kit, shaved belt molding kit, and fuel filler relocation kit, molded tail lights and a split hatch round out the rear end. Air Lift suspension on USW staggered 22" Extravagents round things out. Cover it all in Lamborghini Matte Ballon White with Super Jet Black roof and highlights. The car was originally a 2.7 and we'll be swapping it out with a 3.5 and possibly adding some power to that.

We'll keep this updated with build pics as it progresses.
As it rolled into the shop


Laying out the plan for the rear window


First thing to do is dissect the B-pillar by taking the outer skin off



leaving just the inner support


so we cut that out


and fill in the inner section first



then close it all up


leaving a nice big opening


then we set the b-pillar back into it's new home


the new door skins.


Out with the 2.7


dropped in some brakes off a 5.7 and the Air Lift suspension


Driver side inner door skin is extended



Just need to stretch the window frame and set the angle for the rear post and b-pillar and we'll be ready to slap a skin on it.


Starting to make some progress finally. Fab'd up the new, slimmer, door frame


This rear part of the door frame was made pretty much entirely hand formed


New B-pillar angle


Some pie cuts to get it into shape, now just need to put it all back together


We thought with some small changes we might be able to get away with running a flat piece of glass in the rear, but if you look at our tape line and see how much the body curves over that distance, there is just no way. Yeah! more custom glass:pat:


Just a reinforcement bar, and the skin is ready to go on


No more C-pillar


more soon
 

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B-pillar getting final skin


Rear window frame getting finished up


Full side profile


So, we've got the b-pillar pretty much wrapped up


Lots of hand formed pieces has really eaten up a lot more time than we had expected, but it'll be worth it in the end.


Unfortunately, plans for the tailgate had to be changed to meet the deadline of Spring Fest, so just a shaved handle and wiper will have to do for now.


Have a new idea for the passenger side, should help speed some things up.



Instead of making a piece to shave the belt molding, we incorporated it into the piece that forms the window frame and overlapped it with the rear skin and spot welded it. Should save some filler and body work time.


And here's the driver side just about done


A little tricky keeping the front to back curve in the skin with the small bends in the top of it, but we've pretty much got it right.


A little more work to get it back into shape, and we'll need almost no filler!
 

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Subscribed! Can't wait to see this through til the end.
 

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wrapping it up...passenger side was about the same as the driver side, so we'll cut to the chase. new inner


new outer


inside rear window frame


inside rear "door" area


driver side


shaved fuel filler


relocated filler



had to do some working to be sure the taillights still cleared


3.5's in place and just about ready to run


off to paint it goes
 

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It's at SF, or at least there is one there that has done this. Cannot seem to find the pics right now though...
 

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Yeah, that's HALO's 2 door that was at SF. Came out great!
Ye, I was looking for the side shot. The front is just the basic 300 front end conversion dressed up a bit. Good work still, but it's the 2 door conversion part that makes it special.
 

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Ye, I was looking for the side shot. The front is just the basic 300 front end conversion dressed up a bit. Good work still, but it's the 2 door conversion part that makes it special.
That's one of the few pics that was taken that has been made "public" on any of the photo sharing sites. If you visit USW's or HALO's Facebook pages, there are 50 or so finished pics of the car. I'm sure more will pop up as pictures are posted from SF6, but Facebook will give you the instant gratification of seeing the finished pics.
 

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Looks like they took a lot of cues from your car, Simans!
 

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you can find us at Halo Super Cars | Facebook

Here are some more pics from USW's open house at SF


















Now we just need to go back over it for final fit and finish and get everything the way it needs to be. Get some interior in it, and windows, and she'll be good to go!
 

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THAT, my friend, is nothing short of EXCELLENCE!!!! That is probably the most beautiful Maggie that I have seen. Thank you for sharing the photos with us. BTW.....will there ever be a photo shoot that includes the "Nomag", the Suicide 300 and Simon's 300!? That would make the ultimate calendar!

AKA - Dave
 

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Haha..thanks Dave! You never know, we just need to get Simon back up here and make it happen.
 
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