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Been working on this one on and off for around 5 years now. It's not perfect but it's done and I'm happy with it.

Started with an old '68 cab and used a last issue '72 for the box and chassis plate. Both were shortened. 
Then the '68 trim was added to the sides and the tail gate and tail light sections were rebuilt to look more like the real trucks. Custom mixed pearl blue paint. Resin headlight lenses added along with tail light and backup light lenses made from scratch.
The engine and most of the underhood detail ls from the '72 kit but I smoothed the firewall and added more correct inner fenders. Radiator and shroud is made from scratch.
Interior is stock '68 with shift and signal levers added along with flocking.
Pegasus wheels and tires with Cragar SS centers added that I made and cast.

She's not a 100 point build but I'm happy with it.

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VERY nice!  thanks for sharing.

I sure would like  a  new tool  67-72 shortbed  pickup...

 

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Love the fab’d separate windshield wipers. A touch that makes the truck look real, which is the point of building a replica. Great model Steve.

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Very nice indeed! Those wipers caught my eye - aftermarket? scratched?

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Great looking build!! I like what you did with the tail lights. Nice work!!

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Thanks everyone.

Yes, the wipers are photo etch.

They may look a bit different because they were made by a company that usually does aircraft photoetch and these haven't been available since the '90s. [the name escapes me at the moment]

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Turned out beautifully. I mentioned during your build that I had a friend years ago with this exact same truck and even the colors. This couldn't be any realistic  looking if you had it in your driveway.   

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Been looking forward to seeing this one completed, Steve.  Wouldn't change a thing!  Particularly impressed with the work you did on the bed, correcting those taillights and matching the trim on the cab.

Top notch work, as usual!

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Wow that's beautiful! Couldn't look better! Love the colors, different but very nice!

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Thanks everyone. I appreciate all the comments, makes it worth the time posting it. ;)

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This is a real beauty Steve. It's subtle, but really grabs the eye. A great companion to this other one off your bench, which is one of my favorite builds of all time. They're just sooooo right

Steve Millberry2

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Great looking truck!you nailed all the details perfectly:)

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Excellent work, Steve!! The 67-68 Chevy trucks are my favorites out of the 67-72 body style. Those need to be redone!!

Dennis

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