1/16th KW K-100 Sorry no more pics......

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That's a really nice looking engine. Weren't the Tamiya kits 1/14?

Yes, but it's also a newer version with single square headlights and a "more rounded" E model?? Not really the same other than it's a cabover...

Nice to see the progress on this truck. Great work on the engine as well. I will be watching this one as it comes along.... great work............Matt

Thanks Matt!!

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Good point, Roy. And most people wouldn't recognize differences in trucks. They'd probably call it a "Mack", anyway!

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excellent work!! love em ole cabovers keep the pics comin

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Good point, Roy. And most people wouldn't recognize differences in trucks. They'd probably call it a "Mack", anyway!

LOL !!! I know whatcha mean Jim!!!

excellent work!! love em ole cabovers keep the pics comin

Thanks Steve!! I will do that!!!

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I used the entire chassis,Transmission,sleeper,etc...Basically I used the whole truck less the hood,I cut the fronts of the fenders off to get the headlight buckets,cut the cab all apart to use the doors and jambs and the center section of the roof. and I cut the doorpanels out of the interior,the seats and bases steering wheel and column and so on...There is very little waste of the kit,actually...The dash shape is correct to a 1980...And depending on how a particular truck was optioned, 3 dash designs were available...The cab hinges will be 16 gauge sheet metal...I haven't had much luck with brass...Painting sheet metal requires less prep than brass too,And not to mention...Cheaper!!! Oh....And workin' with "Metalglow"....LOL !!! It's a Blast!!!

What does the 3rd dash look like?

Glad to see you enjoying this build

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What does the 3rd dash look like?

Glad to see you enjoying this build

I'll see if I can find a good pic that shows the difference...

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roy that is coming along nicely..keep up the good work.

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roy that is coming along nicely..keep up the good work.

Thanks Gordon!! It's moving slowly...But it's moving!! LOL !!

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Looks great! Like the work on the cummins as well.....I know how much work this project is; I have one at about the same place; only I am doing a flat top; my truck is going to be a full custom; so I plan on doing a detroit 12 to go in it; along with an Alison auto trans...Again; great work scaling up..........Matt

Hey Matt !!I just wish that My truck had an instruction sheet !!!! LOL !!!! It's a Blast building by the seat of My pants!!! LOL !!!

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Hey Everyone!! Heres an update,I just about finished setting up the engine and did some "Diamond tuck" patterning on the interior...Still a long way to go...IMG_2824.jpgIMG_2825.jpgIMG_2800.jpgIMG_2802.jpgIMG_2804.jpgIMG_2816.jpgIMG_2820.jpgIMG_2818.jpg Thanks for following along!!!

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Hey Everyone!! Heres another update. I was starting back on the bodywork on the cab...Needless to say that I went back and cut both sides of the sleeper out due to warpage.So I replaced the sides with Evergreen .060" sheetstock.Now it's straight!! And way less bodywork!!Heres some more pics of the progress on the cab...IMG_2828.jpgIMG_2829.jpgIMG_2830.jpgIMG_2834.jpgIMG_2833.jpg Thanks for following along!!

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Nice job.

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Nice job.

Thanks Jim!! I had to fix a mess up,That spot filler was the culprit...I'm glad I found out before I went with more...3M white automotive Glazing and spot putty wasn't compatable(too hot)!! Bob Downie / zoom-zoom has told me to use the Red 2 part "Bondo" brand spot putty...He's Good!! So I know it will work!!!

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wow....i see what you did to get that k1oo coe....you moded the standerd cab into that.....i wonder if i can do that with 25 scale version?

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wow....i see what you did to get that k1oo coe....you moded the standerd cab into that.....i wonder if i can do that with 25 scale version?

Anything can be done if you want it bad enough!! Good luck!!

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Anything can be done if you want it bad enough!! Good luck!!

i think i may try that with one of my pete 359 cabs....mnnnn can anyone say 352?

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i think i may try that with one of my pete 359 cabs....mnnnn can anyone say 352?

...And a few sheets of.040" Evergreen sheetstock,And you'll have it!!!

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Hmmmm just had a thought i may take the italeri freightliner classic kit and make it a 1/24 scale cabover just have to take a lot of measurements...

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Hmmmm just had a thought i may take the italeri freightliner classic kit and make it a 1/24 scale cabover just have to take a lot of measurements...

Just be sure before you "commit"!!! That would be an interesting subject!!

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Just an update on the KW...I started running air lines and started working in the interior again and cab corner/headlight buckets. I also test fitted the cab to the frame. Heres some more pics of the progress...IMG_2852.jpgIMG_2851.jpgIMG_2850.jpgIMG_2848.jpgIMG_2836.jpgIMG_2835.jpgIMG_2854.jpg Thanks for following along!!

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o yeah lookin good B) B) B)

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Lookin very good!

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im curious if you can do that with the large 16 scale pete?... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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im curious if you can do that with the large 16 scale pete?... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yep!! It's next, Maybe a 362 coe or a double bunk 352 coe... And Thanks for the kind comments!!!

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The interior is coming up great, as is the rest of it as well, are you going to add all the rivets as well?

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