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Another 55 F100

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Well guys, I have been working on this one for about a week, tweaking this, shaving that, and this is where I am at.

I shaved the hood, getting rid of the rib going down the center, got rid of the front emblem too.

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Hinged the hood, used the last of my brass rods though :lol:

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Lowered the front and rear suspension.

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Let me know what you guys think.

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Looks pretty cool so far Clay, glad to see I'm not the only one who has removed the center rib from the hood.

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I dont mind it, I was just wanting a cleaner look. I hope to get the chassis in paint soon.

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Clay, where'd ya get the suspension? Is that the suspension that comes with that kit? It looks good so far.:lol::huh:;)

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Yes its the suspension that comes with it.

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I keep forgetting that I posted this in the truck forum....

OK need some help with this, ordered some paint. Its between Nassau(?) Blue and Sublime Green.

Here are a few examples of each color.

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I like the way you hinged the hood forward, Clay. I have a '56 Effie on the wrokbench and I need to try a hinge like yours.

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I keep forgetting that I posted this in the truck forum....

OK need some help with this, ordered some paint. Its between Nassau(?) Blue and Sublime Green.

Here are a few examples of each color.

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Go with the Nassau Blue...Fords look better in blue B)

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I probably will go with blue.

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I also think the blue will look better on your truck, it's looking good.

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Got paint on it, not sure if I want to do a gloss or dull coat.

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Looks good Clay

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gloss Clay.....it will be killer....:)B) B)

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I am still debating. Not sure yet. I will have to see what it looks like on the wheels and tires I have picked out.

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Paint looks great, although that trailer has some issues :D

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I think I am going to stay with a dull cote.

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I like the dulled blue. I might have to use this, too!

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Sprayed the dull cote, I like it.

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I see that the bed or cab is crooked, I will have to find out why that is tomorrow.

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Paint looks great, although that trailer has some issues :)

Yeah I have no idea why I have been putting it on there for pictures... I could have at least picked the nice one.

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You are really cranking them out Clay, this one looks great! I would think you would have the models packed up for the move North by now but am glad that you haven't !

Keep them coming, I need some motivation!

Thanks again for your service and have a Merry Christmas.

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You are really cranking them out Clay, this one looks great! I would think you would have the models packed up for the move North by now but am glad that you haven't !

Keep them coming, I need some motivation!

Thanks again for your service and have a Merry Christmas.

I have all but 3 put away right now, and in between each of them I am cleaning the garage.

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Little update, Finished this for the truck

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Are you going to finish the inside of the trailer and make a diorama thing out of it?

There's a good post on here somewhere (I don't search so good) about making a hitch receiver for the truck if you don't have one already.

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Nah, just going to use it for builds.

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I DO like that blue, but the paint shop needs to get that trailer cleaned up if they want repeat business on these customs! :)

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