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X-ITE! Fun With Ed Roth's Surfite...WIP 4-14-13


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#21 Davewilly

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:18 AM

Looking very cool so far!



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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:15 PM

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MORE UPDATES COMING... :D


Edited by Ira, 09 April 2013 - 09:22 AM.


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 04:23 PM

Fantastic work!

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 04:53 AM

X-ITE'S BACK DOOR!


I applied a few of coats of Primer/Filler and sanded the body down between coats.
I traced the shape of the rear opening on to sheet plastic. Then I cut it out and carved it down to fit just right...


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Next I cut out a window opening for the door...


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More Coming... B)


Edited by Ira, 09 April 2013 - 09:20 AM.


#25 Ira

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 04:17 AM

If it hasn't been said in the last 24 hours Ira, you need a brain scan. Something's not quite right in there my friend. Sorry I've been MIA for so long, but I've been keeping an eye on you. Brilliant stuff over the last year.
 
The Work Bee is one of my favorite Trek vehicles. I know you'll knock it out of dry dock !!!


Thanks for the kind words Joe!

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:50 AM

You do some beautiful bodywork Ira!



#27 Ira

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:03 AM

ENGINE MOUNTS!


The Engine Mounts were made with Plastic Tubing. I used a Miter Box to cut one end of the tubing on an angle.


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Here they are in place...


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More Coming... B)


Edited by Ira, 09 April 2013 - 09:21 AM.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:09 PM

Another wild one from your fertile imagination Ira, I can't wait for the next update!


Thanks Mike!

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:56 AM

hes going at it again :) coolness here i come hehehee B)  :lol:


Thanks Richard!

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:48 AM

That's one wild idea can't wait to see this one turn out man!!!



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 12:05 PM

MORE LEGROOM!!!


I made an Access Panel from Sheet Plastic. This will also serve as the New Floorboard...

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I had to cut about 1/4" from the bottom of the Interior to clear the New Access Panel.


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I also removed the lower front section, too add more legroom...


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More Coming... B)


Edited by Ira, 09 April 2013 - 09:21 AM.


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 12:51 PM

your creations are the modeling equivalent to crack.

i'm always checking for the next fix (update).

keep the imagination flowing, Ira...we all enjoy the show



#33 Ira

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:04 PM

internet connection to watch this...check
popcorn...check
towel to soak up the drool puddle...check
 
Ira, you always seem to tap dance in the grey area.  cool concept


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:11 PM

Looks good so far.  I thought you were going to use both bodies to make a Star Wars cloud speeder.



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:19 PM

Like this

 

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#36 Ira

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 04:48 AM

Not sure where this is going yet, but the suspense is killing me.


Thanks Mike!

You are a machine! Strap in for yet another one of  Ira's Wild Rides...


Should be Fun!!!

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 05:45 AM

Looking very cool so far!


Thanks Dave!

 

B)


Edited by Ira, 09 April 2013 - 09:49 AM.


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Posted 10 April 2013 - 04:51 AM

X-ITE GOT BACK!

 

I need a Seat Back to make X-ite Nice & Comfy. A section cut from a 59 Chevy seat will be perfect.

 

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Strip plastic was used to make the Seat Back the right thickness.

 

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Then I sanded it down to get the right angle when mounted on the inside of the rear door.

 

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More Coming... B)


Edited by Ira, 10 April 2013 - 05:01 AM.


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Posted 10 April 2013 - 12:51 PM

Ooooo...how did I miss this new Ira build? Very cool so far Ira...you do build some wacky-cool stuff...wow!

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 05:00 PM

Fantastic work!

 

Thanks Delfin!

 

B)