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Loving this project. BTW was the Pac Man rod a redo of the Mork from Ork rod? Was in a car show in LA that had the "Mork from Ork" mobile in it in the late 70's with my go-kart and to me the Pac Man rid and the Mork vehicle looked the same other than the body.

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You mean this one ?

I don't know if they used the frame from this mork rod i know it has the same v6 (see the ditributer and carbs) .

Maybe somebody here knows more about it ?

Gr

Dirk

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That's the one. Disappeared from the show scene then the Pac Man Rod appeared. Always wondered if it was the same car redone.

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So hello finally back the kitchen is done Pffff two month's hard work.

This means pic up the Pac rod and start building YEAH.

Tonight i finished the exhaust it only need some little adjustment but i can do that when the engine is fitted.

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Now i can start finishing the engine and drive shafts.

But first,

Working on the body , so i made a air intake (i think thats where the radiator sits)getting the right

size was a challange but after some measurements i got it right (i think) put some bondo now the other side and then start sanding.

Here the pictures.

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If you have any questions just ask.

Ok see you next time.

Gr
Dirk

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I hadn't seen this build until now, but wow! That's fun! Very detailed scratch build on a unique car.

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Hi,

Lovin' the build! Your scratchbuilding skills are amazing.

Something has been tickling at the back of my brain and I think I just figured out what: the body doesn't look right (sorry).

When I look at your thumbnail in your very first post, I see two things:

- The mouth lines meet at a point above the center of the circle.

- If you drew a perpendicular line from the upper lip through the eye, the eye looks to fall about halfway between the upper lip and the lines intersection with the curve of the roof.

On your body, the mouth hinges at the circle center and the eye is skewed toward the mouth line.

Martin

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Yeah Martin thanks for your respons,

I know it has some error's (i found them out after i was on my way) i think it's not a big problem because the work is to much to change it.

I'm also planning to make a pac rod 1/8 then i will use what i have learn on this one (second one's Always better than first :rolleyes: ).

Gr

Dirk

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Hi there,
The rod has some color now.

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First i put some base then i found out the body wasn't that smoot after all (see arrows).
So put some more plaster and start sanding :(

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Then finally the color :)

Now i can start making the inside and work on the decals.

Ok you guys behave and keep on building.

See you next update.

Gr
Dirk

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That is a really cool build, Dirk. By the way, it wasn't until I saw your signature line that I realized you and I have the same name. Cool!

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So hello guys and girls,

Ok it's been a while since the last update had some more importent things to do. (sorry to kept you waiting)

This week i did a lot of work to the rod i finished the Chassis (only the drive shafts).

Fit the body and busy working on the interior.

well here some photo's.

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Painted the wheels with Alclad chroom.

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Put some Knock off spinners (like the real one had).

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Mounted the engine and wheels (like i said the axels still has to be fit).

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Here i,m preparing the louvres for the side intake, this are decals made out of resin ,stranges but worked fine.

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And the result.

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I saw the rod had a ghost at the back carpet, so i first draw it then filled it.

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The interior i used vilt i don't know how you call it in english but it worked out great.

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This is how far it is at the moment.

Still some small details and placing the aluminium plate's and lights then it should be finished.

I have a small suprise here for the Rod will show you when it's ready.

See you

Gr
Dirk

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Looking awesome Dirk! And I'm seriously looking forward to seeing you do a 1/8th of this car! That would be wicked!!! B)

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WOW, great scratchbuild project. Did you make your own rod ends or are they from an aftermarket source? I am intrigued by the blower pulleys also. This is one cool project. I like your style, Dirk!!!

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