Bill Elliot Race Rig (More Pics)

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Built this one well over a year ago....Had fun building it...Lots of little things had to be worked out, but it turned out ok, I think...Just wanted to see a modern version of this would look like...And this is what I came up with...

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Edited by kilrathy10

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You nailed it........Nice looking combo

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Sweet!

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A couple more shots....

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I am kind of surprised how well it looks behind the Volvo, with the scale difference's

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I am kind of surprised how well it looks behind the Volvo, with the scale difference's

Actually, the trailer is scratchbuilt...I used a few of the interior components from the AMT model....I modified them to fit a more modern version of the trailer....The AMT version is quite dated, so I made my own 1/24 scale version... :)

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Another great one. You must have quite a collection. Keep em coming.

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That's pretty awesome, great race trailer and racer!

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Well then that would explain why it looks like its the same scale :lol:;)

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Very nice rig, the paint is great, your trailer is top notch man, good work! Too bad those Volvos are curbside, but they do look good once built.

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Way too cool!!!

Kostas.

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Great build!!

B)

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Very nice rig and a very good job on the trailer.

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Thank you, Guys...I appreciate the very nice comments everyone has made...Thank you...

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I Dont mean to break some bad news but.......

That volvo would never match the trailer!...Your probably asking what im talking about?

see....that volvo was never made prior to (correct me guys if im wrong) about 95'ish!...the trailer ...notice the 88' year decal on it!....88' and 89' ...that truck didnt exist yet in 1:1 scale!....Not saying its wrong but its a good build just kind of odd combination!...not exactly sure what that team used though to pull that trailer then!...?...Im trying to figure it out...some people used ramp trucks still back then...while others like i found the 33 skoal bandit rig ....again awsome build but just a miss match of years! :rolleyes:

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Sean, I don't see that decal saying that the trailer was from that era, I see it saying that in 1988 Bill was the Winston Cup Champion. I'm not sure they even had those style trailers in 88', much less the truck. Those split axle, smaller wheel units are newer I do believe.

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I get what your saying now!...DUH!...(Faceplant into palm emoticon goes here) .... :wacko:

Sean, I don't see that decal saying that the trailer was from that era, I see it saying that in 1988 Bill was the Winston Cup Champion. I'm not sure they even had those style trailers in 88', much less the truck. Those split axle, smaller wheel units are newer I do believe

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another great build....

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Sean, I take it that that was possibly a Monday moment........ :)

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Sean, I take it that that was possibly a Monday moment........ :)

Yep!... :( ...lack of sleep, over worked (but knowing its for a bigger and better future) :wub: ...ugh! :lol::lol::lol:

Just having similar nightmares that my grandfather has!...He is a Korean Vet!

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Sean, PM sent.

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that is a nice volvo. i hate volve trucks but this one in red gets my vote i like it . that's some impressive work my friend. i cannot do that.

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Got some more pics of this thing...

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WOW, awsume trailer detail. Outstanding build. Really great work JT.......

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NASCAR Senoir Series. Older race car, updated truck & trailer. Good looking rig, JT!

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