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#41 neonnightmare

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 03:12 PM

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Alright people, it's time to officially start this community build. It will run until February 28th, 2011.

To start, there will be 5 classes:
FWD compact/midsize cars with either a 4 cylinder or 6 cylinder
RWD compact/midsize cars with either a 4 cylinder, 6 cylinder, or 8 cylinder
RWD fullsize V8
Compact Truck/Van/SUV
Fullsize Truck/Van/SUV

Any questions about where your vehicle would fit, just ask.
You may build your vehicle as either
-a pre-race vehicle (ready to race, not smashed up)
-or a post-race vehicle (just raced, body is smashed up along with other damage).

Here are the rules I've decided on, based on real demo derby rules I've found.
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Also say what vehicle you plan on building, and I'll list them all here.
Me - 1964 Chevy Impala Coupe
Highway -
Wheelman -
BrokenTail58 - '57 Ford Hardtop
Monte's Motors - '68 Plymouth Fury sedan
Railfreak78 - Olds 442
Brandon051 - '62 Buick Electra
Neonnightmare- 96 dodge caravan, 73 ford truck f100 and many more

#42 Jared Roach

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 03:28 PM

You can add me to the list, just haven't found something yet, but I will!

#43 neonnightmare

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 12:41 AM

[quote name='YJIslander' timestamp='1283966922' post='359166']
Alright people, it's time to officially start this community build. It will run until February 28th, 2011.

To start, there will be 5 classes:
FWD compact/midsize cars with either a 4 cylinder or 6 cylinder
RWD compact/midsize cars with either a 4 cylinder, 6 cylinder, or 8 cylinder
RWD fullsize V8
Compact Truck/Van/SUV
Fullsize Truck/Van/SUV

Any questions about where your vehicle would fit, just ask.
You may build your vehicle as either
-a pre-race vehicle (ready to race, not smashed up)
-or a post-race vehicle (just raced, body is smashed up along with other damage).

Here are the rules I've decided on, based on real demo derby rules I've found.
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Also say what vehicle you plan on building, and I'll list them all here.
Me - 1964 Chevy Impala Coupe
Highway -
Wheelman -
BrokenTail58 - '57 Ford Hardtop
Monte's Motors - '68 Plymouth Fury sedan
Railfreak78 - Olds 442
Brandon051 - '62 Buick Electra
bowtiebadboy333 -
Neonnightmare - 96 dodge caravan 73 ford f100 76 impala 76 monte carlo

#44 Jordan White

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 06:28 AM

Are those the kits you plan on building?

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 07:01 AM

Also say what vehicle you plan on building, and I'll list them all here.
Me - 1964 Chevy Impala Coupe
Highway -
Wheelman -
BrokenTail58 - '57 Ford Hardtop
Monte's Motors - '68 Plymouth Fury sedan
Railfreak78 - Olds 442
Brandon051 - '62 Buick Electra
bowtiebadboy333 -
Neonnightmare - 96 dodge caravan 73 ford f100 76 impala 76 monte carlo
JamesDE- 69 Olds 442

#46 David G.

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 02:07 PM

Ok, put me in. I've decided on the '57 Chevy. I have a '59 Elky gluebomb that I wanted to use, but, in spite of its bad condition, I just didn't have the heart to hack the fins off it. For some reason, I can do that to a '57 Chevy though :o

I'll see if I can get some pics uploaded tonight.

Thanks,

David G.

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 02:30 PM

Here's the one I'll be working on.

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Now, to tear this sukkah down... Bomb's Away! :o

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 04:37 PM

David that 57 looks way to close to one I did as a kid :lol: :D B)

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 05:37 PM

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Also say what vehicle you plan on building, and I'll list them all here.
Me - 1964 Chevy Impala Coupe
Highway -
Wheelman -
BrokenTail58 - '57 Ford Hardtop
Monte's Motors - '68 Plymouth Fury sedan
Railfreak78 - Olds 442
Brandon051 - '62 Buick Electra
bowtiebadboy333 -
Neonnightmare - 96 dodge caravan 73 ford f100 76 impala 76 monte carlo
JamesDE- 69 Olds
junkman1153 1969-olds vista cruiser (resin)or chevelle wagon

#50 Jordan White

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Posted 13 September 2010 - 05:50 PM

From now on people, please don't copy the member list. Just mention what you are building and I'll add it to the first post.

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 09:48 AM

Well I just checked my stash and the Olds is missing a ton of parts including the chassis, which I cant seem to find...
So mine has changed to a 66 Shelby GT 350....

One question... Do we post all progress in here or do we make a new thread for our own build?

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 10:00 AM

Alright I'll make the change, and yes all progress goes in here. B)

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 11:50 AM

Well here is where I am with mine. The door handles, key holes, and the wipers have been removed and holes drilled in their place. Decided to scrap the interior tub and use the chassis as a base for the interior. Got the transmission tunnel started. I dont have anything that would really work for wheels and tires for this type of build, so these were what I could find at the moment. I also removed the battery from the engine bay and will relocate as well.
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 02:47 PM

I had two, so I'm going to use a Buick Grand National kit as a basis...V6 of course, but will drop the turbo set up.:D

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 12:21 PM

Sounds good, welcome aboard!

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 12:24 PM

them mustangs make great derby cars

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 02:19 PM

OK guys. I just threw it into a loose trial look. :D

Don't panic, I've got a long way to go yet. :)

Question for YJIslander(Jordan): Will the taped on I-beam over the drivers door fall into reinforcing the drivers door OK? :)
The sharp edge corners are cut off. :)

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 03:19 PM

Yeah, that will be fine! Many of the derby car pics I've seen have some sort of beam over the outside of the driver's door.

Just remember you still have to fit the number on the door! B)

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Posted 16 September 2010 - 01:20 PM

I got the molded-in exhaust and gas tank removed & patched.
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Well Kenny, I guess that means extra work I've gotta do. ;)

:) Gonna make me work for it huh. :)

All kidding aside, that looks good! :)

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Posted 16 September 2010 - 02:39 PM

I'm still thinking about what I'm going to use, but I'm STUCK! But I will figure it out though. Everybody's builds are looking good!