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Re: BIGBIRD 4runner scale build
« Reply #120 on: Oct 02, 2009, 10:21:17 PM »
here is how i made my tail light lenses.
 first i took a broken lens from a vehicle,(dont go out and smash someones lens,they will not be happy)



 then i cut the pieces up rough,close to the size i neded.



 i had a shape drawn in a piece of stirene from when i cut the holes in my back pannel,  so i placed it over and used a black sharpy pen and filled it in.



 then i used a dremmel to trim a little outside the line.




 clean off the lens  after the rough cut, use brake clean,works great.
 then used sand paper to clean them up and then shape to fit.
 


 pop them in and light them up.

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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #121 on: Oct 02, 2009, 11:59:40 PM »
Wow, That is truely some exceptional work!!  :thumbs:
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #122 on: Oct 03, 2009, 02:04:13 AM »
oh very creative!!!!!
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #123 on: Oct 04, 2009, 01:12:04 AM »
i almost decided not to do the interior with my drivers, but then messed arround for 4 hours and came up with this. i liked it so the clear windows are still going in. lol



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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #124 on: Oct 04, 2009, 07:42:23 AM »
dash came out great..

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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #125 on: Oct 04, 2009, 08:25:40 AM »
ya man :clap2:  takes a super steady hand for that kind of detail work   small as i go is N-scale trains  and i got shaky  hands. 
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #126 on: Oct 04, 2009, 05:22:11 PM »
 :jawdrop: Can words even explain that?? Wow...
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #127 on: Oct 06, 2009, 10:31:29 PM »
just finished up the amber signals , the same way as the tail lights.

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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #128 on: Oct 06, 2009, 11:35:07 PM »
Awesome work big bird!  Incredible attention to detail!  I wish I had half the attention span you must have :bowdown:
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #129 on: Oct 08, 2009, 07:43:13 AM »
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #130 on: Oct 08, 2009, 09:11:00 AM »
Te pictures were there yesterday :headscratch:
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« Reply #131 on: Oct 08, 2009, 05:11:12 PM »
Amazing attention to detail and exceptional work. Awesome is about all I can say  :biggthumpup:
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« Reply #132 on: Oct 09, 2009, 08:43:18 AM »
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #133 on: Oct 10, 2009, 06:12:19 PM »
well last time out, mounted in the seats and ready to go



 pre aged frame, getting ready to rust up.



 but first, cant forget the rear view mirror. need to be sure Wendys lipstick isnt crooked


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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #134 on: Oct 11, 2009, 01:22:47 AM »
its getting close, i hope. just installed u  flip u bolts in the front and rear.



 and i thought i might share some through window shots. drinking water for the riders.



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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #135 on: Oct 11, 2009, 02:51:34 AM »
That thing looks way cool man!
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #136 on: Oct 11, 2009, 05:17:53 PM »
well since Wendy and Willy are now stuck in the cab and cant get out.
 looks like Fred was called  over to install the new front brakes.


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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #137 on: Oct 11, 2009, 06:59:21 PM »
Fred also installed the new shocks and added brake line straps,so they dont get ripped off.
 Fred hates it when that happens.


 

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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #138 on: Oct 11, 2009, 09:51:15 PM »
I bet you all thought Wild Willy was "WILD".  Well this is his "PUNK" twin brother,"Wild Billy".

 Fred was  pretty upset. Billy called over 2 hours ago and said he would be here with Wendy's new rear brake drums in 10 min.




 Well aparently he said he got "TIED UP" with his new girlfriend.
 Drunk and topless, Fred now could understand what might have took so long......

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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #139 on: Oct 11, 2009, 11:47:12 PM »
You just made my month of laughter never seen something this funny for a very long time
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« Reply #140 on: Oct 12, 2009, 10:51:33 AM »
Holy :pokinit: BATMAN!!! thats insane
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #141 on: Oct 12, 2009, 11:05:15 AM »
 Fred finially got rid of his brother and his crazy drunk girlfriend. so he could get back to work.
 looks like he got the rear brakes done, new wheel cylinders and i see the e-brake levers were also installed. brake lines and e-brake cable  still need to be installed. we will check back later.




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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #142 on: Oct 12, 2009, 03:26:50 PM »
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #143 on: Oct 12, 2009, 08:33:37 PM »
you have too much time on your hands
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #144 on: Oct 13, 2009, 09:05:42 PM »
well i know i have a load of decal work to get done, but i will have fun doing that part, so i figured i would finish off the grill and headlights. so i thermoformed my own headlight lenses.
 first i cut and sanded a block of plywood to size.
placed it into some vice grips. cause i need to pull passed it.  you will see in the pictures.

 
 

 then i get a piece of lexan approx 10 inches long and 3 inches wide.



get out the heat gun, and heated it till it started to melt/form over the block of wood. then put the heatgun down ,grab the lexan at both ends and pulled down to form my light lens. i grabed the lexan with my fingers,with glove on. and just pressed it closer onto the wood block,just to be sure of fit..





then i just trimmed the excess and
this is what i end up with.

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« Reply #145 on: Oct 13, 2009, 09:10:59 PM »
Such.... awesome... detail... this just gets better and better :yesnod:
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #146 on: Oct 14, 2009, 10:11:37 PM »
Good god!  :clap2: Your rc crawler is going to be worth as much as it's bigger 1:1 with all that attention to detail!!
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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #147 on: Oct 15, 2009, 01:46:40 AM »
well i think i have taken the rear brakes just a bit far.  still working on the e-brake. (sytrene  glue drying). but here are some pics. sorry some are a little blurry, my camera is dieing a painfull death.


this first one is my finished rear brake lines.




 then my rear brake e-brake setup.
 the wire im using is from my brothers guitar,incase you want to know.




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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #148 on: Oct 15, 2009, 02:41:15 AM »
ok, bed now, longest brake job in my life.





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Re: BIGBIRD scale build
« Reply #149 on: Oct 15, 2009, 08:48:40 AM »
You know the brake line T is supposed to be to the passenger's side of the diff, not atop it. Therefore if I were you I would just abandon this entire build and move down to Fresno
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