65 Chevy Step Side

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This is my latest project so far!

Thanks for checking this out guys

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The last three pics is of last nights and todays progress !

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That looks great is that the revell kit i want one

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Yeah it is the revell kit,it's really nice to build!

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This is starting to look like something I'd like!

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Here's mine!

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I liked it in Purple.

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Nice old beater Tom ! Looks great

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I like your direction, should be a good'n.

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Thanks James

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This is where I'm at with the 65 as of now !

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Cool build RocknRolla, I really like the low stance and weathered look.

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Thanks Gonzo64nova !

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Added the wood flooring today and weathered it !

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Thanks KC

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that looks legit..great work

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I like where you are going with this one. I really think they are more interesting when they aren't so shiny sometimes. B)

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Nice rat....

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The wood in the back dried out nicely

Thanks for all the comments guys

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Just a quick update on the truck,I got the bumpers and grille painted and weathered !

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Just a quick update on the truck,I got the bumpers and grille painted and weathered !

thats awesome..how do you do that..I want to try it out

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I used the salt technique bud,primed the parts in a rusty colour then i matte varnished them after it had dried,then i used an atomiser and lightly misted the parts with water then sprinkled salt on,let that dry off then i top coated over that,just a couple of light coats of paint,let that dry then just brush it off! I left it for a day and i then went in with the sponge and added some more rust effects then gave it a light wash! Hope that helps man :)

thats awesome..how do you do that..I want to try it out

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I just wanted to see what it looked like with the bumpers on,nothing is glued yet !

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My first wired engine,just got the headers to do and add the plug boots plus coil !

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Its 99.99% finished,hope all you guys like it!

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I'll give 'er the thumbs up! I especially like your seat cover. How did you make that? Where did you find the fabric with the stripes in the right scale? Very cool. I also like your black pickup bed floor. Note that Chevrolet painted those boards black at the factory. Everyone who has done them in shiny wood has over restored / customized their truck.

One suggestion I could make would be to include the heater hoses. See them on the left side of the below photo:

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Mine stand a little too tall though! There is also a hose from the power brake booster from the intake manifold.

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