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Roger, it's going to be metallic blue and silver. Always my favorite combo on these.

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Exhaust looks perfect!

Metallic blue and silver is an excellent choice...con't wait to see it!

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Any updates on this awesome truck?

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Nothing new, had to take time off for the holidays, family stuff, and working on my current 1:1 project; as the winter is AZ outdoor activity time. I get more indoor stuff done during the summer. I'll be back to finish this one up soon. I always finish a project thread.

-MJS

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JUST FOUND THIS THREAD, TRUCK LOOKS GREAT MIKE

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We want to see more! We want to see more....!!!!!!!!!!!!

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And you shall! I took some time off the truck to do the promised Fox hatch conversion, as soon as that is done, I'll finish this one up.

-MJS

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I can't complain. I communicated with Greg about getting a body asap.

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More! Please, more!!!!!!! I know you been in others equally great projects but please keep this one coming!

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OK, where were we? I had two windshields, both glue burned and one cracked. I smoothed the best one, and vacuformed a replacement:

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I took the least glue-bombed interior, sanded some damage smooth, and used it along with Monogram Fox Mustang Recaros from the parts box, and a rally console with thermos bottles from an AMT '64 Falcon.

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Painted it all up this afternoon with Testors spray bombs. The colors are Some Kind Of Blue and Some Kind Of Pewter. I didn't want to use the same colors as the exterior. The dash was masked and the faces shot with Tamiya semigloss black.

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Looking for a decal sheet from the new issue kit for the gauge faces. Further detailing will be basic, but it will have navy blue flocking and a CB radio.

-MJS

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Just stumbled upon this thread. Very nice work so far Mike.

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Can't wait to see this finished. Looking great!

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do u have any extra grills for that pick up? i am looking for any from 73 - 77? let me know either way, 

 

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'73-'74 and '75-'77 are different. I don't have any others, but Kris Morgan of M.A.D. Resin offers both styles, very cleanly cast. I've seen them, recommended.

-MJS

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Really nice work on the chassis and interior! Be Well Gator

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Interior came together pretty well. I like how the center A/C vents on this dash are pointed at the driver and passenger.

Admittedly, I've been laying low on this project because I'm not crazy about masking for two tone paint jobs. Or really paint jobs in particular. The spoon test looked promising:

So the silver was applied first.

Next: Blue.

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Oh man... truck is looking killer!!

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This one is going to look awesome. I hate masking two tone jobs too!

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Spectacualr project!! I love it.

I will have to keep your tutorial on the moving of the rearwheelwells for my own future projects. I think this truck is going to look fantastic when done :)

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MIke,

I am very impressed with what you are doing with this one. You have raised the bar again.

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Thanks very much, Gentlemen.

Feeling the blues!

Lotsa blue on this Ferd, but it'll be broken up with lots of chrome. Chrome makes everything better!

-MJS

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that is looking great, love the color choices!

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Wow! That is electric !

very nice theme B)

 

mike

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Man that color looks deep Mike! Great choice!!!

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