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I'm happy you take this project again on the bench. The wheels/tires combo from Fireball looks awesome. Keep it coming!

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I am liking those wheels and tires, have to look into getting some.

I sure wish Moebius decides to take on the 73-79 F series trucks soon, they have them half developed already!

 

Just looking at that side shot and the long wheelbase makes me cringe.

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Added drip rails and got it in primer. Hopefully I can get some paint on it today

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Good start! Wish I had the ability to do engine detail, never have been able to get those little-bitty plug wires on! Looks good

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Got the paint on. Tamiya light gun metal decanted and sprayed through my airbrush. 

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Awesome paint work. Looks glass smooth. I assume that this is before clear? 

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 Really like your choice of color ! Nice smooth paint job.

 

 

  Be Well

   Gator

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Brought this one back out. I raised the windshield opening. I also picked up a set of Goodyear MTR's and method wheels from fireball modelworks. These things are beautiful. Highly recommended. I need to machine some braked drums so that I can get the tires spaced out farther. Here is how it sits. 

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Nice looking truck. I too just got a set of KMC wheels and the Goodyear tires from Fireball as well. And yes, they are things of beauty.  Will be watching for updates.

David

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I just finished my model A roadster so I thought I would bring this one back and maybe finish it...maybe. Was able to get the dash detail done. 

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I ended up finding decals for the gauges so I glued them in and then applied epoxy over them to simulate glass. I also got the wheel offset done and got them painted. I could help but do a quick mockup. 

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    Cool wheels and tires. Nice job on the dash !

 

 

 

    Be Well

     Gator

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That dash looks amazing. I had a 73, 1:1, back in the day and I remembering looking at that dash (a lot)....

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I was staring at the interior tub forever trying to figure out how to mask the door panels. I decided to cut the side off for ease of masking. Glued it back together and added seat belts...interior done. Also found the time and ambition to clear the body parts. 

 

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You're doing a terrific job on a horrible kit!

I'm working on this kit too, and it's fought me every step of the way. Nothing fits right. 

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Forgot to show the chassis. I built my own exhaust. Not the greatest but better than the kit pieces. Also couldn't help a mock up. 

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Great to see you are in this project again! :)

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Forgot to show the chassis. I built my own exhaust. Not the greatest but better than the kit pieces. Also couldn't help a mock up. 

 

Looks great Andy

The mock-up looks like a leveling kit was installed,..... 2 Thumbs up

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Back at it again!!  Was able to wet sand and buff a couple of dust nibs out of the clear and get it all bmf'd up. Also machined a brake booster but couldn't get the pic to load so will show that later. Here is how it looks

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Awesome, glad to see your back on this again, your closer on yours than I am on mine, I have to make the wheelbase on the bed the regular kind, and I have to fix all the issues with the cab, along with many other things

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