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Ben269

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About Ben269

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  • Are You Human? yes
  • Scale I Build 1/25

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  • Location Denver
  • Full Name Ben G

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  1. Ben269 added a post in a topic Fairlane 427 stock w/ some detail   

    I used phone wire.   I was looking for it to take a picture but couldn't find it for some reason.
  2. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1970 dodge truck 3d print   

    I like these trucks.  This is a very cool choice for a project.
  3. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1960 Chevrolet Apache Step side   

    nice clean truck, looks good!
  4. Ben269 added a post in a topic Fairlane 427 stock w/ some detail   

    Thanks for the positive comments, guys.  Wayne, I think you are right, the wire boots are supposed to be black.   The later fords had orange, but  after i built this engine, and looked at photos, none had orange in '66.   Its ok, you can't even see them with the shock towers so close to the engine.  
    With the ride hight, the rocker panel is pretty level from front to back, but the front wheel opening is so high, that it looks off.  Also, I couldn't quite get the body and chassis to fit perfectly after it was painted.   I see a lot of you on here do much more test fitting before you paint, and I will start doing that with my builds going forward.  
    Any tips on taking photos would be appreciated.
  5. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

  6. Ben269 added a post in a topic Fairlane 427 stock w/ some detail   

  7. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

    I haven't made any progress on this in a while.  
    Ed, thanks for the interior shot.  I have been looking through images of these things, and rarely see the inside. 
    I started working on the seat and interior panels.
     


     

  8. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1970 Mercury Cyclone   

    This looks great.  I love Grabber Blue.   Where did you get the decals?  Are the wheels from the original MPC kit?
  9. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

    I worked on the seats and cargo area.  Its surprisingly hard to find pictures of the interior of these cars.  The front is a bench, and the middle seat is split.  I cut out the split from the front seat and grafted it into the rear. 




  10. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

    I had a couple flathead options, and I decided to use the Lindberg engine, but use the heads from the 53 ford pickup.  I thought they look a little better.




  11. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

    There isn't really any detail in the wood.  its pretty smooth.  
  12. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

  13. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

    Why will the website only let me upload 1.52mb?  I can't add any more pictures.  
    I was able to load the first ones, but not any more.  
  14. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire   

    I'm not sure which engine to use.  The Lindberg engine has good detail, but the heads look too square and thin.  I also have a flathead from the AMT 53 pickup, and the 49 Ford coupe.  I may use the heads from the 53.  Not sure yet.  
  15. Ben269 added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Country Squire