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F-150Highlift 10-30-2008 06:33 PM

1.9 Willys Jeep Pickup project!
 
This is just a teaser photo because I can't show you everything but I have always wanted to do this and now is the time. After looking at scratch builds on this site, I had to go through with it. All I can tell you right now is the body is styrene mostly, with a sign foam roof (easy to carve). It is going on my high lift, 11 inch wheelbase. The body is 100 percent scale but I did make the bed a little taller, looked better.I will add more pics as it comes along. Good things come to those who wait.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_9899.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0001.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0003.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_9900.jpg

hotrodzuki21 10-30-2008 07:54 PM

ill buy one of these bodys if ull make it tell me how much lol

eddy4753 10-30-2008 10:31 PM

My dream come true. I will be following this one. "thumbsup"

nitrousrod 10-31-2008 07:37 AM

looks like 58 , if you come close to the drawing in the picture with your results you will have 1 bad ass P/U willys good luck cant wait to see it

jetboat 10-31-2008 08:08 AM

if it comes out good.... send that sucker to a body maker and pull some lexan versions.... Ill buy 2!!!

F-150Highlift 10-31-2008 09:49 AM

It looks like it should turn out very good. The only problems I am having is the cowl area and windshield pillars, but I have an idea that I will attempt tonight. I would love to mass produce it so everyone could have one.

STANG KILLA SS 10-31-2008 10:22 AM

enough with the crayons! bust out the styrene and x-acto!

jeepcj578 10-31-2008 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jetboat (Post 1405536)
if it comes out good.... send that sucker to a body maker and pull some lexan versions.... Ill buy 2!!!


X2 i would buy atlest 2 mabey more for sure"thumbsup"

would not be hard to make a wagon out of it ether;-)

rckjeep 10-31-2008 03:30 PM

I'll be building a 1:1 Willy's soon. Nice work can't wait to see it.

F-150Highlift 10-31-2008 07:35 PM

Oh Cory, the crayons have been long gone. Here is another teaser, I can't show you this all at once, this is going to be my pride and joy so I'm taking the time to makes things correct. Here is the finished passenger side door for you to feast your eyes on.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0026.jpg

F-150Highlift 11-05-2008 09:43 AM

Got the cab mostly done and the bed sides, made one rear fender last night too. Will post some pics tonight.

O.C.D. 11-05-2008 10:35 AM

I am pretty darn good at the Ol Styrene as well, but I have been limited to its strength at times. Is this going to be sturdy enough?

Do you think you lucked out on the lines being mostly straight and not angular?

Just curious as I am debating building a scratch TJ for mine.

51WillysJeep 11-05-2008 11:04 AM

Hey Man, Awesome build idea you've got here ..! I've always liked the Willys pickup trucks too..! Obviously the door picture shows me you know what your doing with styrene, can't wait to see more progress..!!! "thumbsup"

F-150Highlift 11-05-2008 05:57 PM

These are some pics of the cab and bed. I have to still make a rear fender, floor and tailgate for the bed. Front end, fenders and hood should be done by the weekend I hope if I can put some time in it. Strength is great, reinforced all areas that were glued together from the inside.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0105.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0185.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0186.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0187.jpg

pantablo 11-05-2008 06:12 PM

that is looking fantastic!

rcjeepbuilder 11-05-2008 07:05 PM

Your making it look easy!!!You have an eye for the details, please keep the pics comming.. thanks for sharing..

D.J.D.H. 11-05-2008 07:08 PM

looks great so far

jeepcj578 11-05-2008 09:25 PM

:shock:holy chit bob, i want one."thumbsup"
keep up the good work

Jeepial 11-05-2008 09:32 PM

Man,this thing is insane!!:shock: Where's the order form??:lol:

run2jeepn 11-06-2008 05:06 AM

Holy Crap... I'll be keeping my eye on this build for sure... Nice...:)

JKJim 11-06-2008 05:16 AM

AWESOME! Nice 58 flattie! I'll take a bunch too! Once you get that done, how about the Utility Wagon. My Dad owns a 1:1 1962 Willys Utility Wagon I've been trying to get from him for years. Nice work!

kwkride 11-06-2008 05:19 AM

That is some really impressive styrene work there! Great job! "thumbsup"

rex21 11-06-2008 05:56 AM

Awesome job! I like anything with the Willys name on it, so I will definetly be watching this build.

ljk 11-06-2008 06:40 AM

looking very good like the work you are doing "thumbsup"

jetboat 11-06-2008 07:11 AM

you suck!!!!!! I wish I had those skills "thumbsup"

rhett314 11-06-2008 07:21 AM

Holy moly, you got some skills. That is looking awesome. Can't wait to see it done.

bigdodge88 11-06-2008 08:16 AM

:shock: I'm speachless. Truly amazing craftsmanship man. Keep it up.

slither302 11-06-2008 08:41 AM

WOW!!! that is some sweet work"thumbsup"

F-150Highlift 11-06-2008 09:41 AM

Thanks for the compliments guys, I will hopefully have this thing done in a week or two if I can keep at the pace I'm going.

eddievedder 11-06-2008 01:23 PM

I like how last week we get teased with just a door and this week it is like whoa!!! Great stuff, this is gonna be better then a bachelor party in Montreal"thumbsup"

F-150Highlift 11-09-2008 06:00 PM

Got a little done on it. The bed is pretty much done other than the round tube for the rails. Hood and grill are done and working on front fenders.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0240.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...8/IMG_0239.jpg

Jester666 11-09-2008 06:12 PM

WOW!!!!!:shock::shock::shock::shock::shock::shock:

mississippirocs 11-09-2008 06:15 PM

This is turning into one of the must see builds. I am lovin it so far. I wish I had the patience:shock: to do something like this.

Jones323 11-09-2008 11:43 PM

mad skills

akguanja 11-10-2008 12:59 AM

OMG, jaw drops..... thats uhm speechless man thats sweet... from scratch....

unbeliveble

dont stop now!

- tre

Mongo 11-10-2008 07:11 AM

Simply amazing work. Those old Willys are so damn cool, you're gonna have a ton of guys who are gonna want to buy that from you! Can't wait to see how this build ends up.

jetboat 11-10-2008 07:40 AM

I'll go ahead and put myself in line for a body...

MoParmonster 11-10-2008 12:18 PM

all i can say is WOW, amazing work"thumbsup"

F-150Highlift 11-10-2008 04:42 PM

What do you guys think for paint choices? I reall want to go the beater look, faded worn black paint with primer coming through in spots. What do you think? I want it to look as real as I can so a little "age" would help make it look more realistic. Your thoughts. Finished front fenders, now onto pre-paint bodywork. Will get pics up soon.

pantablo 11-10-2008 05:28 PM

I think the faded look will be the most appropriate finishing touch for this build. I think I'd personally not do black though as that color tends to hide some of the detail work that you'd want to show off on this rig.

a quick search yielded some nice original colors, which weathered would look awesome IMO.
my favorite is the two tone
http://www.4wheelz.net/virtual/image...01_dfea_im.jpg

http://www.autoseast.com/images/cars/IMG_2037.JPG

http://www.britepic.com/gallery.php?...up+-+Ad+125959

http://www.public.asu.edu/%7Egrover/...ics/willys.jpg



"thumbsup"


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