Excellent work. This has turned out to be a clean rig. I like the exhaust, and the swapped in 6 spokes up front. Even though it might not be totally realistic, I like the way you mounted the spare. I can see this rig hooked to a van or a flatbed, screamin down the highway.
I had a few things waiting for me on the porch today. I got a Revell race car trailer to tow behind the Ford Race hauler.Also there's another diecast old school Great Dane, and a diecast 66 Ford F100 that will be turned into an F800.
Thanks Sean. Now I have to go back and hinge my other Autocars. I agree on the glass. Its thicker on these kits with the Autocar driver cab, than any other kit. Im not sure if Ill change it out at this point.
We'll the truck in the two pics is a 359(300 series cab), and the model your rebuilding is a 759(same cab Mack used). I was just wondering if there was a certain truck you were trying to replicate, or if Cortland ran both models. As you can see, the cabs are very different and the grill is narrower and the fenders are wider on the 359. I was just curious. I'm looking forward to the progress!
Thanks Gator. I definitely encourage you to do it. It was easy enough, and the added function of the hood compared to taping it from underneath(as the instructions say) is a big plus. I got the supplies off the rack at Hobb Lobb, so it should be easy enough to find. That is the smallest tube I've found to date. I had tried this with some alum tube years ago, but it was a little too big. I'm just glad I found away to do this! Now I will be using it on doors as we'll.
Man JT, that looks like a lot of work in that chassis. I'm glad to finally get a look at one. It looks like it's substantial enough to bash into a HEMTT. The tires look in great shape also. Looking good!