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#1 aksarben

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 09:55 AM

Here is another project just finished, a 73-77 Chevy fleet side, G-machine/pro-touring style.

Scratch built frame, suspension and engine.
Aoshima wheels in Pegasus sleeves, wagon rod rear tires. Scratch built rotors and calipers.
Rustoleum black laquer, testors one coat clear.

All comments welcome.

More photos here.. http://www.ravenart-...truck_g-machine


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Posted 19 March 2012 - 09:56 AM

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 09:58 AM

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And here is what this started life as, a "Soreal" die cast 4x4..
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Posted 19 March 2012 - 10:02 AM

Just like the rest of your stuff ... JUST AWESOME. Nice job!

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 10:28 AM

excellent conversion! i'm really not into Pro-Touring style stuff but i like how this one came out!

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 10:33 AM

i agree with mike. awesome work. looks ready to hit the track.

#7 Ryan S.

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:15 AM

Sweet truck. Great attention to detail.

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:33 AM

Just found this thread...AWESOME Chebby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's a sweet ride man!!

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 12:39 PM

That is a jaw dropper Steve!! Excellent work on the chassis and exhaust. What's the exhaust made from? Aluminum tube or solder?

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 04:24 PM

that is clean and mean

#11 RodneyBad

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 04:25 PM

WOW!! Awesome DieCast Rebuild..
Chassis, Paint and engine looks Awesome..
If ya didn't say it use to be a diecast, I'd never guess it..
Great work

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 04:34 PM

Gotta love that chassis

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 04:44 PM

Wow, that is really cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 05:22 PM

Excellent,like all the extra detail work.
The chassis and engine is awesome.

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 05:37 PM

My favorite bodystyle. Great truck!

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 05:46 PM

I would have to agree with everyone else, this thing is sick! really clean motor comp., frame, wheels, etc, nice work.

#17 mikemodeler

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:18 AM

That is a beauty, nice scratch building details and awesome paint!

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:33 PM

Love it! B)

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 01:11 PM

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Maybe I will try to do that to my leftovers!
Or ...just putting this out there for you or anyone else interested, i have one I would be willing to left go of. ;)

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 01:19 PM

im in`love :wub: