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On ‎3‎/‎16‎/‎2020 at 8:08 AM, 62SY4 said:

Any discussion on this '67 service truck? I find it interesting that they keep offering F100 service bodies. Wonder how many '67 only details are accurate? 

https://internethobbies.com/collections/moebius-model-cars/products/moebius-model-cars-1-25-1967-ford-f100-service-bed-pickup-truck-kit

This one might deserve its own thread.

It will be interesting to see how they achieve the '67 only door panels, grill, heater controls (knobs instead of slide controls) and a smaller radio face. If the grill is just a rehash of their toy-like '69 rendition with different center bars, it's good to know rookie resin has you covered with a pretty accurate replacement.

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On 3/17/2020 at 2:02 AM, mk11 said:

This one might deserve its own thread.

It will be interesting to see how they achieve the '67 only door panels, grill, heater controls (knobs instead of slide controls) and a smaller radio face. If the grill is just a rehash of their toy-like '69 rendition with different center bars, it's good to know rookie resin has you covered with a pretty accurate replacement.

I doubt any of those changes will be made. I recall seeing an image of the grilles sprue back when these kits were originally announced. All four grilles - '69, '70, '71, and '72 -  are on one sprue. 

I don't see a new grille, dash, or door panels being produced for this '67, unfortunately. I could be wrong though...

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On 3/19/2020 at 9:00 AM, Matt T. said:

I doubt any of those changes will be made. I recall seeing an image of the grilles sprue back when these kits were originally announced. All four grilles - '69, '70, '71, and '72 -  are on one sprue. 

I don't see a new grille, dash, or door panels being produced for this '67, unfortunately. I could be wrong though...

I tend to agree. I'd be surprised if everything was updated to make it an accurate '67. Still, I don't understand why they would box it as a '67 if all the parts are for a '69, seems to only open the door for criticism. If it was marketed as a '69 utility bed w/ a V8, I think it would still sell pretty well.

Is it true that the '71 and '72 kits actually have different grilles? I know the 1:1 grilles are different, but I haven't done a comparison on the kits. To me the '72 box side photo appears to have the '71 grille. I hope I am wrong!

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Yes, the ‘71 and ‘72 grilles are different. Here is the picture I mentioned in my last post:

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1 hour ago, Matt T. said:

Yes, the ‘71 and ‘72 grilles are different. Here is the picture I mentioned in my last post:

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I see now. Thanks for sharing the photo Matt!

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...and they could all (70-72) benefit from at least a 1mm sectioning in height just below the headlight  :unsure:

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I got this from FB sounds like Dave at model king/Moebius models   will be putting this kit out sometime in the near future . 

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11 hours ago, Mr mopar said:

I got this from FB sounds like Dave at model king/Moebius models   will be putting this kit out sometime in the near future . 

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Guessing he will use the beds he had when he did the Camper/Ramp truck special issue back about 15 years ago. 

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***** Update 04/10/2020 From David Burket A F350 this isn't the box art , just a sample of what kind of truck

**** Update from David Burket I don't have a release date on them yet. Tooling is being worked on and when I know more I'll let you know.

Okay race fan's David Burket aka (Model King) kept his word and promised me he will be releasing a Car Hauler under Moebius as soon as I hear the release date I'll let you know..Thanks David for another great kit to look forward to.. The last time we had a car hauler was AMT's Racer Wedge with a Chevy Truck and we know what those kits bring if we found one, the only thing I didn't like about that kit it has the rear tandem axles as we all know car haulers only have a single rear axle and I begged David not to do that with the new Ford Hauler and he said it will be a single axle

 

 

 

This is what is up on FB right now ?

 

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Was there a factory dually option on the fleetside beds for this generation truck?  I did a google search and it appears that they were either home made jobs or aftermarket conversions.  If this new ramp truck has the dually wheels like the pic shows it would be a good idea to tool up some dually fenders to use on the previous kits.

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7 hours ago, chitownbri said:

Was there a factory dually option on the fleetside beds for this generation truck?  I did a google search and it appears that they were either home made jobs or aftermarket conversions.  If this new ramp truck has the dually wheels like the pic shows it would be a good idea to tool up some dually fenders to use on the previous kits.

First factory Ford with a pickup bed and DRW was 1980. 

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On 4/9/2020 at 9:22 PM, Mr mopar said:

I got this from FB sounds like Dave at model king/Moebius models   will be putting this kit out sometime in the near future . 

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I'll take 3 er 4 of those..... 🤪🥴😁👍

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