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Grimm Reaper custom Van Update ( Oct 7 )

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#1 b_lever1

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 04:54 PM

Doin this outside the custom van CBP just because I can not get enough of these things they are the thing I grew up with like some of the older guys are muscle cars and the street rod gang .I truely can not get all the things I need for the vans .So here we go Attached File  $(KGrHqZHJC!E9!Mc3HdgBPS+stmLQ!~~60_3.jpg   33.93KB   0 downloads    This kit was the Monogram VANPIRE custom van Attached File  $T2eC16VHJGYFFkuykqedBR+7qlV02Q~~60_57.jpg   138.98KB   0 downloads  I'll be doing the hole hog on this one going to get some of the BFG's from Cheif Joe (asap when wifes not looking LOL) stay tuned it's going to be a wild ride


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Posted 11 August 2013 - 05:29 AM

Interesting. I'll be watching.



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 01:35 PM

Check out some artwork for the van  and getting everything sorted out for wheels,tires and body mods here's a pictures of what I want on the hood Attached File  1155989-thumbnail.jpg   8.93KB   1 downloads  and the back doors Attached File  1167860-thumbnail.jpg   16.06KB   0 downloads  gettin the last ride ready



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 03:19 PM

Interesting. I'll be watching.

INTERESTING indeed, watching also! :D 



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 03:43 PM

Thanks guys I'll try not to let anyone down well back to the bench coffee break is over trying to find info on custom grills from back in the day



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Posted 12 August 2013 - 05:03 AM

Really cool project! I'll kep an eye on this one!



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Posted 12 August 2013 - 02:58 PM

Doing the deed

Got front air dam started   just checking things out going to open and hinge eveything make a roof spoiler,hood scoop,different mirrors should get somethings done this evening.

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 03:08 PM

Love the vans!! Cant wait to see this bad boy progress!



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 12:39 PM

Got my windows from cobraman today after supper I'll be adding portal windows to it and finish cutting out the doors and hood need some figures for this one B)  :rolleyes: yes I'll try to keep it family rated :lol: 



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Posted 14 August 2013 - 07:26 AM

Got lots done cut out for portal windows Attached File  Picture 414.jpg   40.26KB   0 downloadsAttached File  Picture 415.jpg   42.37KB   0 downloads cut out the hood then oops no rad support started to make new one and started front airdam Attached File  Picture 417.jpg   45.27KB   0 downloads  Get things sorted out for insides right down to the 8track LOL



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 09:05 PM

Got somethings done here a roof wing made up and almost finished the front airdam and started to layout custom grillAttached File  Picture 421.jpg   68.55KB   0 downloads plus widened front wheel flares Attached File  Picture 422.jpg   51.21KB   0 downloads



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 10:04 PM

Nice start, I like the art work and look forward to how it turns out.



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 05:35 AM

There will be more than just the hood and back doors for art work it is going to be a challenge have to get paint booth going before wife will let any painting happen now.



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Posted 18 August 2013 - 06:28 AM

Got started on a custom grille for the reaper going to have squared head lamps and skull center insert Attached File  skullcopy.jpg   31.59KB   0 downloads also abetter picture of the rear door art Attached File  thumbbig-125294.jpg   299.44KB   0 downloads on back at her having to cut out plastic for my grille

 

 

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:14 AM

Very nice, keep it coming!



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Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:53 AM

Very nice, keep it coming!

Well gave up on the grille inserts don't look right when you can't get it done in 3D so I'll just keep it coming   Attached File  Picture 427.jpg   104.2KB   0 downloads going to add fine brass mesh to the backside when I find some

 

 

 

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 05:59 PM

Did even more work today wanted to open up the doors well doing that I was thinking about how to hinge them.Problem solved as I was removing the rear door corners where not cut all the throughand bending the door up it gull winged so that is how they are going to be hinged look okay to the wife :wub: now she wants that on our old dodge :o that old girl is another story :huh: 

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 04:00 AM

Very nice progres! I like it!



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Posted 19 August 2013 - 07:20 AM

Very nice progres! I like it!

Thank you my friend



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Posted 20 August 2013 - 05:36 PM

Round one of body work got air dam filled and ruffed in modified roof drip rail where sliding door is on the side it will be gullwinged also,filled rear pan under rear doors no bumpers here

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