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#1 Dyno Davo

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 09:49 PM

Hi everyone, it's been a while since my last post, sometimes other things in life just get in the way of spending time building models :D . Anyway I've managed to bowl over a couple of builds in recent times so I thought I'd get to posting them. This was originally a 1/18 diecast stocker Ranchero so I completely disassembled it down to every last piece, stripped off all the paint and started like it was a kit, only with a metal body. I gave it a serious lowering, added steelies with home made beauty trims and chrome centre caps. The only part of the original grille is the outer surround, all the pin heads were cut and glued into place. I also cleaned up the front end a little and made new headlight buckets and correctly scaled 7"headlamps. The interior got a make over with some 58 Esdel trim bits and steering wheel. The bed cover is all hand made using velour and pins. I also added some laker pipes. The paint is satin finish nail polish.

 

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All the best - Dyno Dave

 

 

 

  



#2 Helix

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 10:29 PM

Nice work mate B)



#3 crazyrichard

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 11:31 PM

now that is cool !! love it



#4 slusher

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 05:53 AM

Super sharp custom Dave. Killer stance.



#5 Belugawrx

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:45 AM

Beauty..

Love the pin grille

Looks Great



#6 Belugawrx

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:50 AM

Wait ...What? Homemade beauty rings? How?

Lol sorry just read the upper



#7 1930fordpickup

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 07:01 AM

Looks good. 



#8 RatRod

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 07:06 AM

Another great build Dave!!!



#9 cobraman

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 08:49 AM

That's very cool.



#10 rustybill1960

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 10:05 AM

Clean sharp build

Cool Custom

Thank You for sharing

Later

Russ

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 11:18 AM

How pretty!!!! I am not a custom guy but your colours and paint scheme are appealing.

 

I've owned two '57 Rancheros - a red and white one and a silver one and I really, really wish that I still had one of them. Weren't there rumours of a fresh issue of that car with the inaccuracies addressed as to the door size and roof height? I'd snap a couple of those up in a heartbeat!


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#12 crazyjim

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 11:50 AM

Looking really terrific.  If only it were SHINY :) :)



#13 Dyno Davo

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 12:36 PM

Thanks guys, really appreciate the comments. 



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Posted 09 March 2014 - 01:09 PM

i'm digging that



#15 Chris White

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 01:33 PM

a timeless classic



#16 donb

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 03:00 PM

Beautiful car. NICE!



#17 the goon

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 04:05 PM

Very cool. Great job.

 

Mark