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I picked up this resin Dodge Power Wagon on EBay last month and decided that this will be my next build. I’m planning on making this a custom 4 x 4. I’m going with a 426 Hemi from a 68 road runner and I’m using the Jeep Commando for the frame and whatever else I need. I’ve cleaned the resin and started on building the engine. Checking out the frame to see what I will need to do to make it work. 

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I’m currently working on the frame extension and body lift. 

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Some progress pictures of the frame lengthen to fit the wheel base and body lift. 
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Looking good. I can’t wait to see where you go with this one.  I’ll be watching closely.👍🏻

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I've seen that resin "kit".  Look forward to seeing this come together!

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Thanks guys, I’m thinking of going with a medium blue on the body and dark blue for the fenders and running boards. 

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 I’ve been working on the interior with  having to built it from the Jeep’s interior lots of cuts to to make it fit. Here’s my mock up of my progress so far. 

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Engine mock up. 

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14 minutes ago, Mopar - D said:

 Engine mock up. 

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I approve.

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Worked on the engine with a MAD wired distributor and some paint also started priming the body. 

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Cool project!! Looks great so far!! Looking forward to seeing more!!

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It's looking really nice so far!   Keep on going!

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Looking good from here ! Love the frame stretch 

Definitely cant go wrong with a Hemi  !   

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Thanks Jeff

I’ve been working on the rims and tires also painted the frame. Been also working on the firewall and engine panels. 

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Looking GOOD. I love these things. Bought a die-cast to do something similar.  :D

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Nice progress, love the engine update, should be able smoke all four tires with that Hemi!

Maybe it's my eyes, but those rear fenders look awful large to me. I will have to look up some images but they just seem out of proportion.

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2 hours ago, mikemodeler said:

Nice progress, love the engine update, should be able smoke all four tires with that Hemi!

Maybe it's my eyes, but those rear fenders look awful large to me. I will have to look up some images but they just seem out of proportion.

Yes the rear fenders have a flat section that should be rounded there’s other issues with this resin cast. That’s why I’m going to go with a custom build and not trying to fix any of the problems. 

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I’ve been working on finishing up the drive train and exhaust system still have a little more on the exhaust. Also starting to get some color on it to the fenders will be a darker blue. 

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Very cool.

Who casts this ?  Looking for a 46 Dodge pick up, trying to make one from a of a cab over , but it is a very rough casting.

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Interesting. That's a very good color for it. I would have thought otherwise.

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Thanks Bill and Mark  

Pat I picked up the resin body on eBay and have no idea who made the casting  

 

 

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Nice work! I love these old trucks, I pushed a lot of snow for years with one. I'd like to find one too & build one like my old plow truck.

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1 hour ago, Mopar - D said:

Thanks Bill and Mark  

Pat I picked up the resin body on eBay and have no idea who made the casting  

 

 

Ok , thanks . It's a lot nicer than what I'm starting with . I really like what your building. Looking good.

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