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Began building this bagged and bodied single cab GMC but ended up turning it into a crew cab dually. I’m currently waiting on wheels and Dually bedsides, once I get those I can start building a frame for it but in the meantime I’ve been building the cab. I’ll be posting more progress pics in the future once I get some more done but hopefully all goes well since this is pretty much my first ever scratch built model, aside from the frame work I did on the single cab. 

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Looks like a good start.  These conversions are fun for me to watch someone else do.

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I like it a lot!

Where are you getting the dually bed-sides?

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19 hours ago, Sty57 said:

I like it a lot!

Where are you getting the dually bed-sides?

Thank you,

I found them on shapeways, they look pretty good but they’re going to need some work, since they don’t fully reach the bottom of the bed. 

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Looks great!

Are you going to mold the box into the cab and make it one piece? Or put the back of the cab in there?

I never understood why no-one ever made a dually kit of the 70/80's Chevy/ GMC.

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Great progress so far. I'll definitely be following this build!

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Looks great so far. I like it. Are the filler pieces between the cab sections just plastic stock or are they from kit pieces? I'll be watching this one.

Later-

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10 hours ago, Modlbldr said:

Looks great so far. I like it. Are the filler pieces between the cab sections just plastic stock or are they from kit pieces? I'll be watching this one.

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Thank you, they’re pieces from a kit. I had 2 extra cabs, aside from a full kit, so I just cut them up to make the rear cab section. 

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16 hours ago, Sty57 said:

Looks great!

Are you going to mold the box into the cab and make it one piece? Or put the back of the cab in there?

I never understood why no-one ever made a dually kit of the 70/80's Chevy/ GMC.

Thank you

i was thinking of making it one piece, since I’m shaving some pieces, like the handles and side markers but it’s a little much for my taste. 

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Took a little break from working on the body and decided to start on the frame. Just doing something simple, nothing fancy but can’t go much further, until I can find some wheels for it. 

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Nice start to a great looking ride. If you are looking for stock style dually wheels, check out Scenes Unlimited. If you want something more custom, a trip down the toy aisle at WalMart might yield something to your liking.

There was a company that used to resin cast a crew cab dually, but they are long out of business and have yet to see anyone offer this since.

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Made some progress on the frame today, been a little uninspired to keep working on it, since I’m still unable to find wheels but i decided to put the regular bedsides back on and mock up some 22” wheels I have to be able to finish the frame. 

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Made a little more progress, now that the wheels arrived. I’m going to have to extend the dually fenders to fit these 26s but I have to say they look amazing already. 

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1 hour ago, Modlbldr said:

Where did you get the wheels? Those look good.

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They’re from 3dscaleparts. 

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Dually fenders are finally on permanently and I’m pretty satisfied with how it’s turning out. The frame fits very well and there’s no need for adjustments, now I can move on to finishing the frame.

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Finally back on this thing after some time off. Body is pretty straight, lines match up beautifully but those bedsides look a little weird to me, might try to fix that. 

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