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#1 Dyno Davo

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:26 AM

Hi guys, started on my next drag project. Plan is to build a 140" mid sixties style dragster. Kellison frame, 392 with the Tampa dump stance and chute pack body work. Got started on the chassis and some of the components. The seat has been made from aluminum sheet and upholstered in diamond trim, seat belts are ProTech. I'll post more pics next week.

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#2 W-409

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:17 AM

This is starting to shape up very nicely! Your builds are always fantastic to see, I can't wait for more. So far the work with that frame and rear axle looks cool. :P

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:51 AM

Great workmanship. I love that seat!

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 06:14 AM

Like it......waiting to see more....... B)

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 07:02 AM

Great start !

#6 Dyno Davo

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 01:47 AM

Sorry guys, found a few more pics of build so far.

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This is Competition Resin's Tommy Ivo chute pack all cut into sections so I could achieve the below

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 02:55 AM

Oh Yeah, those early diggers! Nice work Dave look forward to more.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 09:18 AM

Now thats one gorgeous body!

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 01:47 PM

glad to see you posted this Dave, your builds are awesome, looking forward to it!

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 12:21 AM

Beautiful work. What's the basis for the front half of the bodywork? The combination works out really nicely - very sleek lines. The chassis, I assume, is all styrene. What diameter rod did you use (.080"?). It scales to the eye perfectly.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:19 AM

That is killer!! I am defiantly following this one.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:55 AM

Man, this is looking great !!

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 04:34 PM

No kidding...this is looking awesome!

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 07:07 PM

David....This build is looking great so far and is going to be really nice when done. I can't wait to see more. Everything is looking Killer. Is this a 1/16th or 1/25th scale build?? I will be following for sure.

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 01:57 PM

I love this so far. Lookin' forward to more.

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 02:14 PM

is this 1/25 scale, or bigger?

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 02:25 PM

Looks good! But pardon my ignorance, but what is the Tampa dump stance?

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 02:43 AM

Now this is cool. Great work so far Dave and am waiting to see more. Luv these early rails.

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 02:45 AM

Hi bernard, i'll post the rod sizes i've used when i get back home in a few days cheers dave


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Posted 20 October 2012 - 02:47 AM

David....This build is looking great so far and is going to be really nice when done. I can't wait to see more. Everything is looking Killer. Is this a 1/16th or 1/25th scale build?? I will be following for sure.

Hi chris, this is in 1/16 scale, thanks for checking out this build. Cheers dave