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Old 04-13-2012, 11:47 PM
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Old 05-05-2012, 01:03 AM
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just a quick update.i got my logos today and reworked the brackets for the rear lights so we are good to go to finish the trailer at least for now .i have started on the chassis of optimus .will post some updated pics shortly..thanks for looking
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:49 PM
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here are more updates on the trailer
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:50 PM
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received my logos last week
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:54 PM
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the reflective tape was hand cut and installed piece by piece from real trailer reflective tape .took me over 2 hrs to install
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:56 PM
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rear view of the trailer
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:57 PM
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rear bumper lights redone from square to round with chrome bezels and clear lenses installed
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the only thing left is to install the red l.e.d.s to light up everything ..thanks for looking
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:01 PM
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started the chassis for optimus will post pictures later thanks for looking and the comments
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:05 AM
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here are the rear fenders i started to build the chassi is out being tweaked with a few things ,cab is also out being painted should have everything back in the next week or two and then the final assembly will take place and i will post pictures asap for all to see...trust me i am as anxious as all of you to see this completed and running..thanks for looking
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Pretty cool build. :thumbup:
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thanks will update more pictures ,i replaced the rear bumper with a different one as it looks more realistic instead of the narrow one that was on it
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did more work on the trailer will update pics today
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here are some updates on optimus keep in mind everything is still raw with no detail and paint yet,just a sneak peek
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:17 PM
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test fitting the front bumper and mapping the route for the wiring for the l.e.d.s
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:19 PM
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lengthened the chassis by 3" to accomodate the storage boxes and the haedache rack for turning radius for the trailer
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:23 PM
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rear shot of the bare tractor next updates the truck should be completed with paint and details.redid some details on the trailer also with replicated parts,watch for updated pictures of the trailer...thanks for looking
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:39 AM
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Looking good. Can't wait to see it painted.
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Really looking good - keep it coming!

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Great scratch building work man! Keep it up, the idea of using the reflective tape is something that I am going to have to remember
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its the real thing cut by hand individually in small pieces and istalled by hand one by one with out a guide trying to make sure they were straight,very tedious work but with me its all about the detail work
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here are the front fenders on the tractor detailed with the flared swept look which is a feature of optimus
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