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VERY COOL PETE, I'VE SEEN THOSE BUMBER CARS @ THE CP SHOW B)

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Those N scale vehicles are cool. Small stuff. I made a completely scratch-built Jeep pedal car from strene sheet. The wheel covers are '40 Ford hubcaps and the steering wheel is a metal gear from a watch with the gears sanded off. I drew up my own decals for it too.

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WOW, this is some really cool stuff. Here are a few tow truck bodies & booms I built and my Model A Ford Buzz Saw unit.

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1970's Top Fuel Harley Hillclimber. Derived from the 1/9 cop bike from Revell.

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Everything but the basic parts is scatchbuilt.

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Here is the Dodge dumper I built in 2019. Box is all scratch built, tool boxes and running boards all 4 shocks and front bumper. Frame was lengthened using styrene tubing. Base was a glue bomb little red express. I am also still working on the scratch built camper and 66 suburban. Had a blast building this one. Also currently workin on a 90s F250 lifted 4x4 bug out vehicle with a 7.3 powerstroke and scratch building a camper body for that.  Will be posting some pics of that soon I hope.

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2 hours ago, cheyenne93 said:

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What diamond plate are you using?  I have some that does not have as good a relief as yours.

Ferrari tool bag, most tools came from the Fujimi Daytona, but needed to make about half of them.  Used a cordless drill along with the Dremel, and knife.  Wine bottle lead foil for the leather.  Real wood hammer handle.
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Wow. Some really cool stuff here.  My modifications don't hold a candle to most of what I see.  But here are some of mine:

2008 Mustang:

  • Hood scoop, cold air intake and plenum cover to match my 2008 Mustang

My friend's 200 Mustang:

  • -Grill and pony corral to turn a 99 Cobra  into a standard Mustang
  • -Side scoops and modified rear wing

Air conditioner units mounted on top of Metra F40 locomotive

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Since folks are showing truck bodies.. I scratch built that passenger jitney body on my 1950 Ford pickup. The side panels were cut from. Tom Daniel Paddy Wagon, and the rest of the body is all from Evergreen sheet. The roof was made from basswood, and the shingles were cut into squares and applied randomly.

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6 hours ago, cheyenne93 said:

Here is the Dodge dumper I built in 2019. Box is all scratch built, tool boxes and running boards all 4 shocks and front bumper. Frame was lengthened using styrene tubing. Base was a glue bomb little red express. I am also still working on the scratch built camper and 66 suburban. Had a blast building this one. Also currently workin on a 90s F250 lifted 4x4 bug out vehicle with a 7.3 powerstroke and scratch building a camper body for that.  Will be posting some pics of that soon I hope.

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I get the diamond plate off ebay comes from this company. have bought several sheets always good quality.

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  Hey Joel , Love the dump truck. Where did you get the duellies. I would like to get some rims and tires like those.

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On 1/23/2020 at 9:35 AM, 89AKurt said:

What diamond plate are you using?  I have some that does not have as good a relief as yours.

Ferrari tool bag, most tools came from the Fujimi Daytona, but needed to make about half of them.  Used a cordless drill along with the Dremel, and knife.  Wine bottle lead foil for the leather.  Real wood hammer handle.
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Way Cool Tool kit!!!

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On 1/23/2020 at 1:55 PM, cheyenne93 said:

I get the diamond plate off ebay comes from this company. have bought several sheets always good quality.

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Thanks!

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16 hours ago, Nazz said:

  Hey Joel , Love the dump truck. Where did you get the duellies. I would like to get some rims and tires like those.

Wheels and tires came from Scenes Unlimited 16''.

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Hello to everyone! Here's some garage stuff I built for my future dio. Scale 1/24

Car body rotisserie and transmission jack

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Shop press

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Rolling jack

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Shelf for tires

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Engine hoist and engine stand

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Service cart

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On 1/21/2020 at 11:02 AM, Dann Tier said:

Heres my 1/25 B&M shifter that i made for a friend;

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what can I say wow that must of took along to time to make

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On 10/17/2016 at 4:25 PM, Jstfrnds said:

Homemade finzil supercharger. Loved building this car

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Nice work on the Frenzel blower. The originals real items are very rare now with only about 12 known to exist. You build is an obvious nod to cancer survivors which ii great thing to do. My wife of 56 years is a two time 20+ year breast cancer survivor so I personally know how that can turn your live upside down. Thanks for sharing.

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8 hours ago, styrene_engineer said:

Hello to everyone! Here's some garage stuff I built for my future dio. Scale 1/24

Car body rotisserie and transmission jack

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Shop press

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Rolling jack

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Shelf for tires

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Engine hoist and engine stand

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Service cart

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Outstanding work and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

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On 1/27/2020 at 10:48 AM, John Pol said:

what can I say wow that must of took along to time to make

Thanks, bud!, it didnt really take too long if i remember right...

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