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32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby VTECFOUR » Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:06 pm

Building my first rod with a body cast from a 32 Ford three window diecast provided by Luf.

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Spurred on to build after a friend's generous donation of an assortment of vintage 1/32 Aurora and Lindberg hot rod kit parts.

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Got a recent 1/32 Lindberg' release, "Customizable Street Rod" two car kit, coming soon too that'll help this and future rod builds.

http://round2corp.com/product/customiza ... od-2-pack/

This'll be fun.

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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby dge467 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:13 pm

Looking forward to the build!
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:15 pm

Yes, these old rides are a fun build. Careful, addictive little rascals.
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby TuscoTodd » Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:02 am

Great looking casting - looking forward to seeing it come to life!
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby VTECFOUR » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:43 pm

Some progress. Got chassis built, my usual slimline motor pod with adjustable wheelbase.

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Wanted a tall tire look, so equipped the front with Carrera Nascar and BWA LMP rims/Shotgun Dave drag tires at the rear.

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Body's mocked for the stance I'm going for.

Working out so far.

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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby TuscoTodd » Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:39 pm

CLEAN looking chassis and nice low "modern hot rod" stance!
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby VTECFOUR » Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:40 pm

Body mounted on chassis with posts at front and rear.

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Got the the low stance I was going for.

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Lindberg 2 in 1 hot rod model kit arrived. Came with lots of chrome and other parts to build a couple of different rods. Impressed with this re-release.

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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby strangebrew » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:10 pm

..............Nice suicide front axle.................... :P
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby ShotgunDave » Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:35 pm

Looking good Dan!
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby CrockettNZ » Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:56 pm

looking fantastic so far
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby VTECFOUR » Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:36 pm

Going the rat rod route.

Made some headlight buckets from model aircraft bombs and mocked them in.

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May be a bit exaggerated but in keeping with the theme.

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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby Dundee Denny » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:45 pm

One of my favorite subjects, lookin real good!!!

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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby VTECFOUR » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:27 am

Filed and shaped stock Carrera Nascar rear wheel into a matching insert for the BWA LMP large aluminum rim.

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Worked out well.

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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby CrockettNZ » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:48 am

Love the bomber head lights
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Re: 32 Ford three window coupe - my first hot rod build

Postby Audi1 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:20 am

Looking very interesting!

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