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'59 Chevy Advance Scout Truck - African Airstream Caravan

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I have been stalled on this project because I just could find any age appropriate tires. Well, I got the 1966 Ford Bronco kit for Christmas and I think those tires are going to work really well. I'll have to get back on this as all is needs now is my time.

Scenes Unlimited might have the tires you're looking for, I think the T47s would work best.

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Scenes Unlimited might have the tires you're looking for, I think the T47s would work best.

Thanks Joe. I just checked Danny's website and he's not listing the T47s anymore. I sent him an email so we'll see what happens. I'd at least like to see a picture of them.

I gotta get back to work on this as our club's theme for next month is 'In-line Engines' and this is the only inline I have.

Edited by gasser59

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I gotta get back to work on this as our club's theme for next month is 'In-line Engines' and this is the only inline I have.

Glad to hear the 'update!'  It will save me a lot of time, effort, and frustration.   I also "had" an 'inline' project nearly finished, but, if this is going to be on the table, I'll be putting mine back in the box and moving on . . .

:o 

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Not to worry Danno. I've moved on to something else again. I can't seem to spark any interest in finishing this build. I've even given myself a stern talking to.

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Not to worry Danno. I've moved on to something else again. I can't seem to spark any interest in finishing this build. I've even given myself a stern talking to.

:lol::lol::lol:

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Well done, now come on and finish we are all waiting

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Since PBucket has decided they want your $ to host your photos, I'll slowly be switching this thread as well as a few others over to Fotki. This will take time.

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Work on this build has ceased until I source some vintage tires. Nothing I've run across as of yet screams vintage so I'll continue to search and I hve plenty of other builds to occupy my time. Plus I have a number of threads I need to update photos. Thanks PBucket.

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Thanks for taking the time to re-post your photos to another service.I would really hate to lose touch with this project!

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Work on this build has ceased until I source some vintage tires. Nothing I've run across as of yet screams vintage so I'll continue to search and I hve plenty of other builds to occupy my time. Plus I have a number of threads I need to update photos. Thanks PBucket.

Danny at scenes unlimited just reposted his t47's on his website.

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Thanks Scott. I had heard before of the T47's but when I looked a couple of months or so ago, they weren't being offered. Now Danny has them in stock so I ordered a set.

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The T47s from Scenes Unlimited came in today and they are perfect. A little ruffing up and I put them on. The rims will now need to be thinned a bit to fit these skinnier tires.

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The T47s from Scenes Unlimited came in today and they are perfect. A little ruffing up and I put them on. The rims will now need to be thinned a bit to fit these skinnier tires.

Glad to hear you like them, after I see your truck with them on, I'll decide I find I want to put them on my trucks.

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I'll get a couple of shots taken tonight Scott. Keep in mind the rims need to be thinner than what's shown here.

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Here's the aforementioned photos of the T47 tires from Scenes Unlimited.

July19FrontTire-vi.jpg

July19FrontTire2-vi.jpg

July19RearTire-vi.jpg

The tires still need a bit of roughing up to get the seam sanded off.

Edited by gasser59

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Looks great! Glad I could help you find the right tires!

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I'm glad too Scott. Thanks.

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