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I’ve messed around with this truck going on 4 years now and it’s time to finally build it. I cut it down to a short bed a couple years ago. Made some plans and scratch built a new frame for it. I have some of those jps custom wheels on the way. This build will probably get some sort of LS engine. Haven’t completely decided what I’m gonna use yet. 

 

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Ordered some of those jps custom wheels. I have to say they are top notch. I chromed the center caps and the slots. Then I hand painted the red lines. I’m waiting on some parts to come in then I’ll start the suspension work. 

 

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Very cool. I'll follow also. 

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21 hours ago, Spitfire said:

Looking awesome! I think something along the lines of this would fit perfectly into what you're building.

http://www.clearlyscale.com/product/gm-lsx454-supercharged-ls9-v8-engine-transmission-set

I can tell you its definitely getting an LS engine. I haven't decided whether to go with the modern look or dress it up as an older small block. 

 

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On 8/4/2018 at 9:57 AM, Limeyglue said:

Looking good Justin. Where did you get the wheels from?

JPS Custom Wheels

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Oh yeah, that is so cool! Great work so far, keep it going! I see ONE side of the bed shortened, I hope you've got the other side to match. LOL Great frame too!

 

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On 8/7/2018 at 6:17 AM, bandit1 said:

Cool build, Wish they would reissue these kits :wacko:

I really HOPE Mobius starts doing these Chevies like their excellent Fords!

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On 8/11/2018 at 9:57 AM, dino246gt said:

I really HOPE Mobius starts doing these Chevies like their excellent Fords!

That would be awesome, I can see it now with a full detail chassis instead of what amt offered in the 67-72 truck line kits...:wub:

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Got this one back on the bench. Front suspension is almost done aside from the rack and pinion. I’ll also probably add some bolt heads as well. 

 

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Beautiful looking suspension and frame. I hope you correct the right front tire tread direction before final assembly.   

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3 hours ago, espo said:

Beautiful looking suspension and frame. I hope you correct the right front tire tread direction before final assembly.   

The casting on the back side of the tires aren’t quite good enough. So unfortunately they’ll have to stay that way. 

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My minitrucker inside me is loving this, can't wait to see this finished. The fab work is so rad! Reminds me of one I saw built for LST this year.

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I really like where this is going! Just finished my ´72 Blazer and I definitely would like to see this one finished!

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