It's been at-least 5 or 6 years since I've built or even touched a model car. About half-way through last year, I was going to get back into it but complications with my 1:1 truck stopped that. I've been watching the site here and getting inspiration for something to build to get used to it again. I'm taking a break from my 1:1 truck for now and have been working on a few models that I started a long time ago. I was able to save most of my old paints and glue. Now that I have kinda gotten the hang of everything again, I am going to make an attempt at building a extremely modified truck. Usually I just built the models straight out of the box. I know I will be criticized for jumping directly into major modifications, but I want a challenge.
I am going to use the Monogram Ford F-250 Super Duty extended cab long bed pickup. I am going to form a fully custom frame for it to lay frame on bags. I am thinking about doing a chop top also. I don't want to use some crappy looking huge wheels and tires on it either, so I'm probably just going to use the stock tires unless I can find some decent ones. I am going to raise the bed floor to hide most of the bag equipment. I am thinking about doing a body drop too with custom interior pieces. Going to paint it flat black with some other color accents here and there.
I know I have allot of work ahead of me in this project, but I am fully willing and will learn anything I can to do this. Any tips/tricks are and will be appreciated.