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#21 b_lever1

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 04:54 PM

Well made at little progress have being trying to figure out how to made a sunvisor for the outside front windshield,and roof mount air conditioner like they had back in the day Attached File  Polar%20Cub1_thumb.jpg   5.52KB   0 downloads plus thinking of doing it abit modern but still old

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 06:36 PM

Been working at this van lots today got to come home early so it was right down to the shop. got the roof mount a/c sorted out should look interesting Attached File  Picture 478.jpg   47.78KB   0 downloads you got to keep things cool for this guy. Picked the wheels out still have to order my BFG's from Fireball so just have mock up tires for now,of course big and littles Attached File  Picture 475.jpg   85.32KB   0 downloads.And started to make sunvisor Attached File  Picture 471.jpg   57.4KB   0 downloadsruffed up and getting into shapeAttached File  Picture 474.jpg   79.9KB   0 downloads. Got the hood scoupe opened up also Attached File  Picture 468.jpg   61.13KB   0 downloads well back to the bench

 

 

 

 

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:55 PM

Well I'm slowly bring some life to the reaper started on the motor using the 66 Nova block mated to the so call turbo350  from the kit will be makeing the trans look like the turbo not the sort of 350 ,400, power glide,mix that it was just weird looking I know it's not that visable but it's the way I build plus got some primer on the beastAttached File  Picture 493.jpg   32.75KB   0 downloadsAttached File  Picture 492.jpg   65.7KB   0 downloads


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Posted 31 August 2013 - 08:37 PM

To much coffee to sleep,got to thinking of a scale lic.plate maker (acme scale plate maker) so I made up the Lic. plate for the reaper Attached File  license_20130831231949_72635.jpg   7.22KB   0 downloads this is our current plate up here in Manitoba Canada which is nice



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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:01 AM

Mr Bones is on his way he said I'm out of here going to drive the Reapers van.He is tired of being in the darkAttached File  $(KGrHqV,!ocFINNCcR)gBSE7QPCKjQ~~60_3.jpg   32.7KB   0 downloads

 

 

 A great thankyou to Jim Jeffries "olfogey" for the trade Bones will have a cool ride and new home


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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:45 AM

Cool update! Keep it coming!



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 05:57 PM

Bones is looking for a good colour to his ride. Please keep in mind the art work that I the builder,is thinking about and what the master wants.Any ideas would be taken into consideration.Don't worry he'll be P.O.'ed at me.

 

 

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 12:53 PM

Thinking of a colour,and going to go with twilight blue met,a Ford colour going to spray floor pan just to see the colour want dark blachish/blue



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Posted 03 September 2013 - 03:29 PM

Able to lay some paint before supper, and gpt some pictures before sunset Attached File  Picture 495.jpg   134.17KB   0 downloads Not as dark as I wanted but is still a nice colour let me know what everyone thinks.Attached File  Picture 496.jpg   146.82KB   0 downloads now to spray thye frame and gas tank   



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 06:33 PM

Well I was letting the paint cure,got to makeing a bed for this first I have to make a sub floor because the interior is only about 2 inches long and the pan and frame are one piece holes where the rails and tank are,just used flat sheet to do that job.Then i used angle and flat sheet for the bed.But I wanted to see what it looks like with the wheels and body together ,Attached File  Picture 497.jpg   127.41KB   0 downloads the mock up gives some in sight to the ride stance.Now I'm using the stock kit trans and the 66 nova engine have to flip oil pan for crossmemeber clearance and remake front of pan.Attached File  Picture 499.jpg   54.14KB   0 downloadsGoing to use stringray3 front drive and intake manifold.Attached File  Picture 500.jpg   63.7KB   0 downloads

 

 

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 01:14 AM

Cool!!!!!!!



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 02:25 AM

Cool!!!!!!!

Thank you



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Posted 09 September 2013 - 05:15 PM

Well after a nasty hard drive meltdown I'm up and running lost everything having to slowly rebuild all my files but I did read in the tips page here how to paint plastic to look like wood so I've tried it will have to load pictures up tomorrow night so stay tuned

 

 

 

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 02:54 PM

Well my new partner in crime showed up today a big thanks to olfogey. Bones from the Lil Coffin He showed up just perfect in his little coffin ready for work.NOT he's just checkin the place out well I do the work got some pictures of the flooring not bad needs some finish work and interior done yet Attached File  001.JPG   98.76KB   0 downloads  Attached File  002.JPG   48.83KB   0 downloads Well back to the bench someone has to do the work

 

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 05:05 PM

Well got a few things done well Bones was checking things out Attached File  001.JPG   86.9KB   0 downloads  Got that sunvisor done   Attached File  003.JPG   82.12KB   0 downloads and fabric for the interiorAttached File  005.JPG   315.22KB   0 downloads



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Posted 21 September 2013 - 05:30 PM

Looking good Bob. I like what your doing.



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Posted 22 September 2013 - 04:20 AM

Looking good Bob. I like what your doing.

Thanks Ray this is the van I'm using the windows I got from you.Thanks again



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Posted 25 September 2013 - 04:46 PM

I was read a thing in tips and tricks how to make wood there is 2 of them in the tips very interesting so I thought I'd give it.made up the Bed  for the van and divider wall 

 

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 12:30 AM

Kooool!



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Posted 26 September 2013 - 02:47 AM

You definitely have a good handle on what vans of the era looked like . Now jus don't get Truck- in burn out !