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#1 heepey

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:57 AM

In a group photo with my recently posted Wrangler build.
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This started as the "Alley Rat" reissue of the Revell Sneaky Pete Chevy pickup.
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Changed to 4x4 drive train.Wheels and tires came from a toy dump truck.
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Added some under-hood details and built an engine to resemble a 6.5 diesel with air booster.
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Troop cover made with tissue soaked with dilute white glue over a brass wire frame.
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#2 Danno

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 07:24 AM

Nice stuff, Dan!


And, great name! ;)

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:20 AM

Very Nice, thanks for the pics B)

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:10 PM

Very nice...

#5 Nick W.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 02:23 PM

What motor did you use as the base for the 6.5?

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:54 PM

Pretty cool!!!!!!!!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:07 PM

That's the best built up version of that kit I think I have ever seen,nice job.

#8 heepey

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:39 AM

Nick,
I think the engine is the stock one with a different front cover and intake system. There are some scratch built bits as well.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:53 AM

That is just sweet!


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Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:55 AM

I can't think of a better way to put that kit together than this. Not what I expected at all. Pretty cool.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 08:41 AM

Ive never seen this kit built like that, that is awesome, keep your builds coming.