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Hey guys, I got this 38 GMC resin cab from ebay, and decided to make a car hauler using it. It's going to be curbside, no engine or chassis details. Frame is 3/8" x 1/4" balsa sticks with thin plywood tabs for the axles to go through. The bed is sheet styrene with 1/16" half round edging. Wheels & tires are a set of big rig wheels from Moebius. Rear fenders are made from the lid of a can of Testors clear paint. It's shaping up, but there's more to do. I'm considering making the bed tilt, pivoting on the rear axle, so you can use very short ramps for loading. I plan to use it as sort of a rolling diorama, displaying my newest models on it. Comments and suggestions welcome.

 

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Love cab overs from the '30s and '40s! Something just flat out cool about them. Great idea to make it into a hauler! 

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wow ! that's going to be nice ! will be watching !

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Looks like a great project.I love the look of your workbench too,reminds me of mine,10 square feet with an actual working area smaller than a sheet of paper!

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Really nice, I have one of these cabs.  Will be watching to see what you do next

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Thank for explaining the make of the haul bed. I need to make one for a Ford I'm working on. I like yours a lot. Great work!IMG_4346.thumb.jpg.711ff1ebd2320c614fd08

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Update: I got some paint on it today. It needs some cleanup. Holes in front fenders are for 39 Ford headlights.

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This looks nice in paint, if you go to the NNL East I hope you bring it.

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