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#1 jacobus

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:28 AM

building the old workhorse
rear tyres from a international
and take a look on the box cover no mirrors [to difficult to make them]
he is now almost ready
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#2 pete3522

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:31 AM

looken good. I just bought one of these kits on e-bay havent got it yet. You mean there is no side mirrors for this????

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:38 AM

Very nice progress..

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:47 AM

The mirrors aren't too hard to make. Use aluminum rod for the structure and sheet styrene for the mirrors themselves.

#5 jacobus

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 04:06 AM

craig the mirrors come,s whit the box.only a terrible construction if you have 4 little hands [octopus] than works it
what harry said make them of aluminium and sheet styren works better
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 04:23 AM

oh ok yeah i buy alot of built trucks to rebuild and just about all of them never have the mirrors i might make some jigs to bend the wire nicer thanx for the info

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 07:54 AM

Looking good. The color is perfect for this truck. I have 2 put back, just not sure what to do with them yet.

#8 jacobus

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 08:05 AM

its finishd
bad roads and make money you must go where the customers are to get delivery ore pick up
bad wheather dusty roads whassing job when i get back
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 10:53 AM

Nice job!:)

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 11:44 AM

Nice Job Jacobus

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 11:59 AM

These old C Fords just won't die will they? Good job Jac!

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 02:14 PM

Nice job on the Ford.

#13 pete3522

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 05:50 PM

nice like the mud detail

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 06:05 PM

sweet

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 02:42 AM

Very nice! :)

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 04:02 AM

Nice work!

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 04:42 AM

Nice build on your truck...

#18 jacobus

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 05:29 AM

thanks guys
i wait for better wheather for outside pictures and puttin the licence plate on and little more dirt
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