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#721 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 12:53 AM

You off to a great start. I like the illustration. Keep it going.

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 06:47 AM

now i just need to go to hobby town and get the trailer. any one know where i can get the model king camper/racer wedge?

#723 martinfan5

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:00 PM

I know, I need to finish my trailer, all the little details I have been putting off

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 09:09 PM

i know the feeling. i've got 3 more i'm doing at the same time. i'm almost done with a custom rock buggy thats 90% scratch built. bronco i've swap front ends on and lifted and more custom stuff and then a 65 mustang boss 429 test car with opening doors and trunk. this truck i figured would make me want to finish all my others going on haha. i've not finished a model in over 4 years haha.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 02:28 PM

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 04:27 AM

Hello all Thanks for the interest in my KW wish i had an update but i dont i've been real busy with work and family things havent had ANY time to work on anything but i'm back at the workbench and getting back to things i hope to have something soon on this i still need to order some parts too
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Posted 18 December 2011 - 07:32 AM

i got the trailer and got stuff planed out in it and i still want to haul 2 cars and have a living area so it looks like the trailer is going get chopped up. heres my new plan

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and heres what im thinking on the inside

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going do some work on it today

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 07:49 AM

I just felt everyone involved with this build should know what is going on in my life outside here, just so you don't think I've left everyone. As of Tuesday Dec. 20, 2011, I will be evicted from my home and I will not be online indefinitely because I don't have anywhere to go. Please keep the build going and I will catch up whenever I can and life gets sorted out. Thanks, Matt.

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 03:01 PM

i got a few hours of work done on mine today.
first i worked on gettin the cummings finished and marked up
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then i made the stacks
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then worked on the bed
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then the trailer sides
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then wanted to see what itll look like
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then wanted to see it with some of my cars outside of it
heres the bronco and bronco rock buggy thats 90% scratch built
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and heres the buggy, 65 boss 429 mustang, and the t-top 351 cleveland powered capri
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Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:45 PM

WOW!! That's a Monster Toy Hauler.. :o :D
Love the Rock Crawlers..

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 09:06 PM

im debating on rather or not making it taller all the way to the front, up over the living quarters. then ill be able to haul 4 cars plus have the living quarters. or maybe just after the fifth wheel or bedroom area. im working on making a belly tanker that would fit perfect in the shorter area of it. and i have some diamond plate stuff the would work as the floor. im not sure on the look of it after thou. i think it would look to big unless i some how could make it slope the whole way back or something. any ideas?


ok so here what im kinda thinking.
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and any other ideas please tell me. right now i can get the rock buggy and ether mustang or capri in. if i do my 32 fords i can get the coupe and 5 window in plus any other car. i would love to get 4 cars in, ill be happy with getting 3 normal length cars in. and i really really dont want to make it longer.

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 09:45 PM

i decided to glue the front chassis to the rear/bed part. then i finally got all 6 of the same tires that match and fit the rims and look good. so i did alittle test fit and making sure the chassis is level and the right height. and put the cab on and took a couple pictures. looks pretty good to me. make me more excited to finish it. i plan on adding about 1/2 inch below the cab and about 3/4 inch front bumper and make some kind of grill guard. kinda like on a semi truck. then i might build a dash to resemble a semi and then i gotta make the drive shafts, exhaust, and maybe see about chopping up some 53 ford fenders for the bed, i have a few sets. and i want to add something so the bed doesnt look so flat. then ill work on the trailer/hauler.

heres some pictures of the truck.
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and yes thats the shifter from the peterbuilt in the cab. cant remember where the seats came from but i wanna say a mustang. they remind me of semi truck seats thou and they fitted really good.
heres what im thinking with the fenders, bumper, and sides
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Posted 26 December 2011 - 04:14 AM

Shouldn't this be under truck models?

#734 Nick Winter

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 12:34 PM

finished under the hood, still need to finish underneath.
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 11:20 AM

ive done alittle work on the trailer. made a little work area and the wall and door for the living area. and the upper door for the back
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been kinda slow on it. im going work on the living area as soon as i get more supply for all the cabinets i gotta make

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 07:07 AM

I can finally roll into the truck-stop with a completed rig
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The roof-top air dam is something I am toying with adding to the truck

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 08:40 PM

Beautiful rig Chris!!! Looks straight out of the 70's brochure.

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 08:53 PM

Oh, that's nice!

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 07:16 AM

I've painted and installed those rear axles. I don't know why, but I painted them before assembling axle halves together. But luckily they fit nicely together, and that little seam, what left there, can't be seen very well from Finished build.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 06:04 AM

Yesterday I glued tires and wheels together. It wasn't easy job, everything else has been quite easy to install, but those rear tires and wheels were really tricky. I managed to get everything fit allright anyway. Luckily front tires and wheels were easy to get together.

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