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#1 BKcustoms

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 05:34 PM

I've had this on the bench for the last few months so I figured it was time to make a WIP for it.

Progress so far:

  • I started with a Jimmy Flintstone 59 cadillac resin body
  • custom taillights modified from a Revell 70 Challenger
  • upper grill from Revell 59 Cadillac Eldorado
  • Ross Gibson "Alley Rat" 502 engine with scratchbuilt motor mounts
  • I scratchbuilt the frame by following Marcus Jones' how to article in the 'How Do I?" section
  • started planning out the interior
  • started on rear suspension

heres the pics..
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Let me know what you think! feel free to ask any questions you may have.


Edited by BKcustoms, 27 January 2013 - 11:10 AM.


#2 outragis

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 05:58 PM

I think, it looks cooler then hell! Nice job!

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:13 PM

That is one bad cadillac. Love how that body line goes right into that side scoop and the work you did on that frame is clean.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 02:30 AM

Looks great ! That will be one sweet ride when you finish her up.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 03:03 AM

That's looking very cool.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 04:15 AM

Yup, that's gonna be cool!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 04:53 AM

I've had this on the bench for the last few months so I figured it was time to make a WIP for it.

Progress so far:

  • I started with a Jimmy Flintstone 59 cadillac resin body
  • custom taillights modified from a Revell 70 Challenger
  • upper grill from Revell 59 Cadillac Eldorado
  • Ross Gibson "Alley Rat" 502 engine with scratchbuilt motor mounts
  • I scratchbuilt the frame by following Marcus Jones' how to article in the 'How Do I?" section
  • started planning out the interior
  • started on rear suspension
heres the pics..
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Let me know what you think! feel free to ask any questions you may have.

Is there a link available to this `How do I` article from Marcus Jones?
I like the way your frame turned out!

MG

Edited by matthijsgrit, 08 September 2012 - 09:13 PM.


#8 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 05:13 AM

That is one beautiful chassis frame. I can't wait to see this one painted.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 05:26 AM

That is a cool looking start, love those taillights, awsume chassis and body. going to be a killer build..

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 05:53 AM

Wow, I like!!! :D

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 06:45 AM

cool

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 11:31 AM

I used the same tutorial for my frame on my 70.5 Pro Touring Camaro. Beautiful work, this should be awesome. I will be watching this one.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 11:36 AM

Not a fan of that body. But Im likin what your doing to it.

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Posted 09 September 2012 - 12:49 PM

Wow! thanks for the great comments guys! at first i really wasnt sure how this was going to turn out since it's only the second time I've started a build with a resin body, but I'm really happy with it so far.

@ matthijsgrit, heres a link to the tutorial i used for the frame http://www.modelcars...showtopic=58900

Edited by BKcustoms, 09 September 2012 - 12:49 PM.


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Posted 09 September 2012 - 11:05 PM

Wow! thanks for the great comments guys! at first i really wasnt sure how this was going to turn out since it's only the second time I've started a build with a resin body, but I'm really happy with it so far.

@ matthijsgrit, heres a link to the tutorial i used for the frame http://www.modelcars...showtopic=58900

Thanks!

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 10:48 AM

Nice job on this! :)

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:10 AM

Hi billy did you get this caddy finished ?



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:28 AM

I've been working on it slowly, it's taking a while since I'm scratchbuilding almost everything except the body and engine. Right now I'm trying to figure out the best way to make the floor and engine bay, I'll have an update sometime in the near future.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:33 AM

I've been working on it slowly, it's taking a while since I'm scratchbuilding almost everything except the body and engine. Right now I'm trying to figure out the best way to make the floor and engine bay, I'll have an update sometime in the near future.

Thanks it looks fab i want one of those flintstones bodies



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:09 AM

Looking forward to a update what color are you thinking.