1953 Ford F-100 Custom..........."New Project" 11/18/12 / Finished pictures posted in the Pick-up,Van,SUV: "Under Glass" section

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few more progress photos........thanks

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Wow.

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Wow.

Yeah, what he said.

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Man, you are making great headway.

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That is one ugly truck, but I'll certainly enjoy your talents building it.

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yes !!!!!!!!!! going to look insanely cool !!!

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Hello.....thank you all for the kind comments........I went into my parts box and made some front and rear bumpers........I also got the headlights mounted.......everything is in the rough mock-up stages for now............I will work on the grill tomorrow.........thanks for looking.

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few more progress photos........thanks.

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Man that is an amazing truck,are you going to go for the gold on this one? (See what I did there)

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Hey john its looking great man keep up the great work im following this on for sure

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i always admire your ability to turn plastic into art. great looking build,cant wait to see more

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Hello.......thank you all for the kind comments........I did a little more work on the front end and made a gril,not perfect but,good enough for the girls I go with...........I also made some hood scoops ........everything still in the early mock-up stages.........thanks for looking

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What did you use to make the grill?Nail heads?

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John, where are the wheels from? Seems there's a few people looking for wheels for the 'Vette MakoShark prototype and those look like them to me.

BTW, I recognise the wheel covers on the 1/1 truck ,, They're from a '68 Buick LeSable or Wildcat. I had a set on my 1/1 '73 Centurion sport coupe for a while. ;)

Steve......I honestly don`t know where the wheels came from?.........I found them in my parts box.......thanks for the info. on the wheel covers,

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What did you use to make the grill?Nail heads?

Austin......I used straight pins on the grill.........just a quick guess on what it would look like?.........I might change it still?...........thanks

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Straight pins used with the insulation from telephone wire to give some dimension to the heads. Can also be used on the back to hold the pins in.

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Excellent progress, John! Didn't know you're building this one until now, needs to start checking this Truck-section more often. Excellent job with the body modifications, you make it look so easy. Keep going.

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cool project! looking forward to this John, great start my man

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Very nice builds John! Can not wait to see this in person if it's done intime for the GSL.

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Hello........thank you all for the kind comments........I hinged the doors and hood.......I made a tonneau cover for the bed and hinged that as well........I am using a bench seat and interior panels from the Revell Mercury kit........ I made some skirt scoops.......... I also added some antennas.........thanks for looking.

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few more progress photos........thanks.

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John.... When you get into working on a project you certainly don't let any grass grow under your feet while working on it do you...??? You are definitely "out of your mind" with getting all the little details done.... Out of your mind in a GREAT way though... Keep it up man... we ALL love it.

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just stunning and awsome scratch work , it just looks sooo good

love the use of straws on the rear side :lol:

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