Advice or feedback on my horrible strut tower cut

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  1. Mattmav

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    Ok so after being super frustrated with burning up wires and fighting headers over and over, i cut the towers. I ended up breaking my friends welder and bought one. Stupid gt40p heads.
    I've put to much time into them to give up now.
    Anyways, i am wondering if i cut enough and if anyone has any advice?
    Also, i am tried to put a new piece of steel where the battery was, but the welder is cutting through the metal still on the car?
    Did i mention i suck at welding?
     

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    Looks like you maxed out your space. Once you've got it all finish ground and finished it should look great.
     
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    Good job, looks okay to me.
     
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    Looks great to me, want to come do mine now :D
     
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    Sure. Drop it off. Park it in front of my garage
     
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    Only thing you could have done extra was curve the cut outward under the top to give maybe another inch of room. This is what I did to my 77. I'm assuming the black painted engine bay in your pics is not yours ? The white one is ? If so it's not much better/worse than mine turned out.
     
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    Yeah, the pic with black paint is what I was going for. I'm hoping to have some time this weekend to finally put the motor back in. Thanks for the feedback.
     

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