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#1 jacobus

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 06:58 AM

starded a week ago with this old one

streched the chassis for put a sleeper on it , stil dont known witch one , a able with a cut out for the exhaust , the mercury or the one from the gmc general

for now pictures

 

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with the able sleeper [ must stil paint him ]

 

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mercury 

 

 

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and make him with 2 hole wheels

 

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the toolbox i have buy some years ago on ebay from bergers , good and nice one

so thats it for now

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 07:20 AM

Looking good I'd go Mercury The other is nice too but kinda overtakes it with the size



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Posted 26 June 2014 - 08:23 AM

Id go with the Mercury sleeper...old school trucks should have the old school look to me.



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Posted 26 June 2014 - 12:29 PM

The mercury would look great and the wheel base is perfect for it

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 12:37 PM

yes, I vote mercury too. good looking start!



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Posted 26 June 2014 - 05:53 PM

I like both of them,but I guess I would go with the mercury.

#7 jacobus

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 06:43 AM

a little twisted titel it must white -blue but oke you knows wath i mean

and i wil do the mercury sleeper but in color and not alu-silver look [ most votes ] also a buddy of my said do the mercury

so if the wheater is nice and shiny i wil paint a dark blue fenders and top of the hood and side of the cab

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 10:45 AM

I vote for the Mercury



#9 jacobus

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Posted 29 June 2014 - 07:54 AM

the diamond reo has his blue , for me looks it oka , a little work on spots with white and than put it together ,de mercurybox must be his primercoat before paint him

 

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the second one is without fueltank and fender

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Posted 29 June 2014 - 08:23 AM

Lookin good. Great color choice

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Posted 29 June 2014 - 10:57 AM

This is going to look good in these colors. I'd paint the sleeper cab the same color as the hood and cab. I like the 2 hole wheels too, they seem to fit this truck just right. Nice start!



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Posted 30 June 2014 - 05:09 PM

Super nice color choice....



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Posted 30 June 2014 - 05:48 PM

That's a sweet build

#14 jacobus

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Posted 13 July 2014 - 09:27 AM

have a little bit time to work on this old icoon

not much but its going nice

 

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and make the grill with a very small pencil and thootpic black 

 

 

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sorry for the photo its not the best on this side

the fenders and the strip are already painted blue 

the sleeper is already in the primer now i am only thinkin wath color white and blue ore mercury silver

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 02:26 PM

I love this! Perfect, where did you find them wheels?

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 06:28 AM

Alexander , aitm  , 

very nice and good products

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 07:16 AM

have found some time to go on with the diamond reo

little steps but i wil make it a nice and clean build , first get a special glue for the mirrors , otherwise the paint gets dammaged [ i run out of it this weekend ]

and almost everything is loos , just dryfit

 

 

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and one with the sleeper [ only have his first white paint job ]

 

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hope that tommorow have some time and good wheather for paint

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 07:18 AM

Lookin good. Nice work so far

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 01:48 PM

I love the look of this rig, colors are perfect. great looking truck!



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Posted 21 July 2014 - 01:46 AM

Great work Jacobus it looks real nice!