"Ghostbusters" Not so ecto-1

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Ill let the pictures speak for themselves since I'm on my phone. Two words. Hearse conversion. Bye bye curbside.

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And a quick mock up. 2012-08-22021517.jpg

Sorry about the messy body work so far.

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looking good

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cool, I'll be watching this one.

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I like that alot. Great work sofar.

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Now you got my attention...

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Oh yeah!! Lovin' it!

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nice ecto 1 love the ghostbusters cant wait to see where your gunna take this one looking good

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When i try stuff like this, i store it in the box and never go back to it. They end up on a hopes and dreams graveyard. Good job

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Will have some updtaes on this one later tonight, probably an hour or so. otta rehinge the back door. thinking about pulling an all nighter, but im going to the hobby shop an hour away to buy some plastics to build the frame and patch the interior.

look forward to the updates :)

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Don't know if you want a more stock looking bumper ,but if I remember I think the one from the monogram Caddy conv. fits right on this kit.

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Don't know if you want a more stock looking bumper ,but if I remember I think the one from the monogram Caddy conv. fits right on this kit.

i will be posting an ad for one here soon...

Edited by nboldman

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i will be posting an ad for one here soon...

Hold on I'm wrong its the front bumper that fits pretty good!But mine is a Polar-Lights kit

Very sorry about that I didn't know there was two different ones.that kit has a stock rear bumper.Very sorry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Nice direction on this one. I've been wanting to get another ecto for a hot rod hearse ever since I built the polar lights kit. Does this kit come with the doors n hood opened up or is that your handiwork? And how do you post pics from your cell phone? I have an iPhone but haven't been able to figure that one out yet. Keep it coming

Edited by jcbigpaw

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Nice direction on this one. I've been wanting to get another ecto for a hot rod hearse ever since I built the polar lights kit. Does this kit come with the doors n hood opened up or is that your handiwork? And how do you post pics from your cell phone? I have an iPhone but haven't been able to figure that one out yet. Keep it coming

I opened the doors and hood. the car is a complete curbside with no chassis, interior, or engine detail n fact there is no motor at all. I have an android phone and downloaded the photobucket app. its got the img codes on it and i just copy and paste them on the site. time consuming, but it works

Update:

Body work almost done:

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this side needs more work:

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That's pretty KOOL!!! I have the Lindbergh kit in just about the same state... I have the roof just about where I want it and am working on the side windows... I started mine several years ago, one of these days I will get back to it... Definitely gonna keep an eye on this one for ideas and tips... TY

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Excellent body work, this one is turning out very well, and please keep it going.

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What Doc said ,very smooth, I like it man .

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Now Im drooling....

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Thanks for the info on the photobucket app. I've been meaning to give that a shot. Nice work on this build. I'm looking forward to seeing how this turns out

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After a morning trip to the hobby shop here's some progress:

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Scratch built frame:

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Still aways to go on the frame. Sorry about the bad pictures, makes everything look crooked.

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l'm signed up. Gotta see more. Bart.

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Kool lookin man.

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Very cool

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Thanks for the nice comments guys! It means alot!

Heres a small night update:

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dont mind the black circles, just for my reference as those are still flaws and the basecoat is going to be black so its got to be perfect! I bit the bullet and ordered some expensive paint for this, but that is a surprise for later B):D

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