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Let's see if I can keep my motivation up on this one. I've never done this level of scratchbuilding.  Started with a Dodge Little Red Express kit. Lost the decals long ago, and don't really care for the stepside bed. Got a Styleside/smoothside bed from Trailer Trash Customs. Decided I was going to try my hand at building a frame, as I want this truck to be laid out. Here's where I am so far. Thinking a V10 from the Revell Sidewinder kit.

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YES SIR!!, This is looking great so far Shawn. I like the wheels in the first photo, however, I’m partial as they are on my current build. Either will look good. Absolutely love the low stance. Look forward to seeing this progress.

Cheers, Steve 

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Nice looking frame! What size styrene did you use? Should be a killer build.

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On 2/18/2021 at 9:05 AM, NOBLNG said:

Nice looking frame! What size styrene did you use? Should be a killer build.

I believe it is 1/8" x 1/4" rectangular stock. It might be a little bulky, but I'm gonna run with it.

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Nice project Shawn!  I went the same way as you with a fully scratch built frame on my '64 D100 and I see that you are on the right track, the stance is superb.  Mine is not that close to the ground because it is a Pro Street type truck but I would probably have tried to lower it very close to the ground if I had wanted to make it a "new trend" truck like yours.  Keep doing the good work! 👍

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Not much progress lately. Work keeping me busy. Got the bed floor permanently in place, need to fill the gaps between wheelers and besides. Also got some bed supports fabbed up.

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Made some actual mount points for the bed, cab is next. Found these wheels in my parts stash, I believe from a Jada toys S10 I once had. Narrowed the fronts, and I think I'll stick with these.

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keep the updates coming, I like where you're going with this one..

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