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    • Dave Ambrose

      Board Status   07/20/2018

      Maintenance completed, but there is still more come.


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    1/25 & 1/24

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    Salisbury, N.C. USA
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    Brian Smith

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  1. L700 modified

    According to what I read the Cummins was a V-8 185 (I assume this is HP) appears to be a 470 C.I.D., and the Perkins was a 6-354 (I assume that the 354 is C.I.D.). Perkins: Cummins:
  2. Looks great! I'm glad to see this one again!
  3. 1950 Ford F-8 Big Job

    Thanks Jim!! Thanks! The hood does take some effort. Thanks so much Charles! I did debate about the hood chrome along with the roof top accessories. It may not have been the best choice to leave it off, but in the end, I think I liked it better off. I also know that technically the hood release is part of the front hood chrome, but I figured that maybe this one could have a good ol' redneck conversion. Thanks Carl!!!
  4. 1950 Ford F-8 Big Job

    This was built for fun. It is a bit of a custom and definitely not a stock build. The cab and fender assembly is resin from KP Conversions. The frame is an old AMT R-Model Mack frame that I got off of Ebay before the kit was re-released, The front springs, front axle, fuel tanks and all the brake chambers came from the R-Model as well. The steering box was from the parts box from an unknown source. The rear suspension is Peterbilt Air Leaf from the snap kit, and I believe the axles as well as the pogo stick to be from the Road Boss kit. The fifth wheel plate is from the snap Peterbilt and the fifth wheel is AMT. The engine is a Detroit 4-71 that was cut down from a Spaulding Trading and Shipping 6-71 with a few parts from an AMT 8v-71 and a few parts box accessories. The transmission and front bumper are from the Ertl Transtar II. The seats are from the Monogram CJ-7. The wheels and tires are AMT from who knows where. It's a little different, but I'm happy with how it turned out. IMG_2165 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2174 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_E2129 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_E2159 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_E2155 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2164 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2141 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2139 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2136 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2126 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2122 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2115 by Brian Smith, on Flickr
  5. 37 Chevrolet Road Tractor

    Thanks Kerry!! It was a learning experience!!
  6. Let's see those Dodges

    These all look great! Thanks for posting!!
  7. Mack R no frills REWORKED with chrome tanker

    Looks great! I like the tanker!!
  8. 1950 Ford F-8 Big Job

    Thanks for the comments guys!! I'm calling this one done! It will be under glass soon.
  9. 72 Olds Cutlass Camino..aka El Suprimo

    Excellent work!! This turned out great!! I like it!! The color is perfect!!
  10. Livestock Van

    I know this will be good!!
  11. GMC Daycab update 9/22

    Looks amazing! My favorite GMC daycab Astro to date!!
  12. Steer Car- New Pics- 9/20/18

    Looking good!!
  13. 1950 Ford F-8 Big Job

    IMG_2061 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2063 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2062 by Brian Smith, on Flickr IMG_2044 by Brian Smith, on Flickr
  14. Let's see those Dodges

    Incredible work as always Charles!! Thanks for posting!!
  15. "OLD. BUT RUNS!" - Scania LB 141 Tractor

    Incredible!! It looks like the real thing!! Awesome work!!