New project (Tow truck)

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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by SFC K » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:56 pm

charliechristmas58 wrote::-k hum i might do that. but its a pita to take off.

Good thing you will only have to do it one more time...


I agree with Andy, Diamond plate it...
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by charliechristmas58 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:28 am

Yea but that means i well have to unsolder the lights take the d rings off and that was a pita to get the hooks thu. i might just try to do it with it on the truck.
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by weeb_beano » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:07 am

This is really freaking cool! I am totally digging the restored Tonka body, it looks perfect mounted up on Clod axles.

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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by RcTommy » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:12 am

Man that bad boy is looking amazing! Fantastic work.

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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by charliechristmas58 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:33 am

Made some wheel chocks. now which one should i use. photo # 1 or photo # 2. PHOTO # 1
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by andymac0035 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:43 am

Can't it be both?...... :mrgreen:

2nd one looks more realistic.

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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by SFC K » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:42 am

andymac0035 wrote:Can't it be both?...... :mrgreen:

2nd one looks more realistic.
Ditto!
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by 6x6_BigDollars » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:06 pm

I would use the angle one's
if you put both in the back it will look full not nice Looking
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by charliechristmas58 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:53 pm

Ok here are some outside photos i added an antenna to cover the hole that the long antenna was sticking thu on the cab. these might be the last photos of the truck untill i get all the decals on and i was thinking of getting some txt rims to replace the alum one what do yall thank yes/no.
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by SFC K » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:00 am

That looks super clean Charlie! I like the rims on it now, but maybe some clod style rims with the same baby blue color pinstriped around the outer ring would look pretty sick too.
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by charliechristmas58 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:35 pm

Ok i added some plates to the truck.
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by charliechristmas58 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:30 pm

Well im almost finished with the tow truck just a couple more decals and then im done. here is the latest thing i did. :D
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by SFC K » Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:39 pm

Love the Reed and Son's theme. Reminds me of Sandford and Son's... :D
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by TamiyaTony » Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:41 pm

Golly that is so peachy keen! Tamiya would sell those like hotcakes. It would be a perfect match to the Mammoth Dump Truck. I agree, maybe try painting some Clod rims bright white and do a body color pin stripe -or- paint the inside of the rim the body color.
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Re: New project (Tow truck)

Post by charliechristmas58 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:11 am

There alum rims. was thinking of getting these from CPE. http://www.crawfordperformanceengineeri ... cts_id=526 or some TXT rims off of the bay.
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"Wow, What a ride!"

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