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virginia giant monster truck 1989

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started as a destroyer 2 kit that i was doing but decided to make va giant replica instead.......so far made body tilt and interior floor....the colors are changing to make va giant im still mocking it up

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Looking good so far!

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interior is finished just need a detail master tach

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got paint for frame, tach , police light bar, and plastic rod , sheets and rec tubing......got some work ahead of me...... maybe tackle front bumper tomorrow

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Did that version of the truck still have the bumper with GIANT engraved in it?

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yep with the scanner blue light behind

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Good luck with that.

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not putting lights in it but will cut out giant and put plastic behind it painted blue

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the bigfoot bed rollbar worked for giant just cut lights off then put the rear bars on bacwards

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correct motor on the way

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started suspension today...good ol juice box straws work great for shock covers

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That motor will be great, does it have a transmission with it?

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i dont believe so.....but i will use the bigfoot trans

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im liking my skills on this one

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The kit transmission is a C6 so it would be correct for just about all Ford trucks of the day.

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drive shaft safety loops made and both front sets of shocks and finished roll cage

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have to dremel the giant yet but bumper is made

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  • mocked up giant and cut hood opening

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giant

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my dremel bit was a little to big so i may make another bumper before this build is over.....and my boss 429 motor came today!!.....also made the air filter

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made the filter with sheet plastic some small strips of plastic and house window screen then painted screen and foiled chrome parts

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You might have to cut the letters out of a thin piece of sheet plastic with an exacto and then use that as the face of the bumper. The air filter looks great.

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i just need a smaller bit for my pencil grinder it was too thick.....made my letters off to the left cause i started with the t ....the bumper is sheet plastic

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GOT THE ENGINE PAINTED ....MADE THE HEADERS...ATTACHED MT SCRATCH BUILT AIR CLEANER THEN MADE THE HOOD CUT OUT TO MATCH THE REAL TRUCK

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