The name's Pete!

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Pete Rebilt!

I've been whittlin' away at this for a couple weeks. Not sure of its future yet, but, on its way no less. Started with the AMT 359. So far I've chopped it, scalped it, dropped it and performed rhinoplasty, narrowing the hood and scratchin' a new grille. Will be constructing a frame soon and see where it goes from there. One thought is possibly hauling the toys around in the 44' Galaxy gooseneck or even leaning towards a wrecker of sorts. We shall see as it progresses.

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Pete's gonna have an attitude !

Tim

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I vote for building it as a tractor- it just looks awesome leading off that trailer.

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Cool....Whatever of those 359 parts you dont use...i could use?>

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Bandit what 359 parts are you needing. Ive built alot of them over the years and got a nice little pile of left overs.

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Bandit what 359 parts are you needing. Ive built alot of them over the years and got a nice little pile of left overs.

ANY AND ALL!!! for im just complete nutcase over this kit for some odd reason! :wub: :wub: :lol:

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les you are out of control and it is coooooooooooooool !!!!! :):DB) B) B)

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Its going to be a nice one, build it to pull a trailer it looks good like that.

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If it hadn't said Pete, At first glanceIt kinda resembled an old LJ Mack!! Gonna look awesome!

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Hot rod truck! Who wudda? lol

That Pete has some attitude an' then some . Reminds me of Stewie's Genetically Perfect Super Pig . OINK!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EITrgSZujkc

Dave.

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Wow...that looks STOUT. I bet that they couldn't build those fast enough if they built them on 1:1...

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Thanks for the comments, y'all!



I got a little more done to this one. I've made two different bumpers and not yet sure which one will be used though I am leaning toward the bigger one. Cut the kit sleeper up and using it as the fuel tank/storage box. I still have to finish sanding the roof of the sleeper tank and scribe doors into the upper portion of it. Interior has been started also. This is all in mock up, nothing is glued yet.


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wow, super cool truck. you have some great ideas there; very aggressive. about the bumpers, i like the second one best, really enhances the grill.

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Super tuff little hot-rod you have there! I like both grills, the first one with the chunky bumpers makes the truck look tougher, but the second one looks a little better. This is turning out pretty nicely. What are the plans for the exhaust and air intake ? Decided on a color?

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For exhausts please find a way to put stacks on it a diesel cant go without stacks even in hotrod form.

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Maybe im a little off my rocker here, but I think this truck is awesome. I love the Short Stubby look to it. Keep it up

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I have to admit.. I wasn't sure how I felt about this truck until I saw this picture, this bumper completely changes it, I dig it! Nice work!

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