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Toy Construction #245: Ford pickup 1955 Made some wheels

01-06-2019 12:29 AM by htl | 9 comments »

Made a set a wheels for the Ford.Still a lot a clean up but you get the idea.Don’t know about the rims, I drilled the holes a little to close to the centers, so may need to try again. Funny to me the grill looks up side down but that’s the way their designed. May try again something like this front rim. Here’s how the wheels turned out. Project post is here.

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Toy Construction #167: Tires for the Coupe

12-19-2017 11:44 PM by htl | 21 comments »

Now that I’ve figured out the hubs, I’m going for some street tires for the coupe. Before I can go much farther with the coupes frame and suspension, I needed to build the tires so I’m know how big they well turn out to be. [The fronts will be smaller but just as wide.]I usually start out with a size in mind but buy the time I get them made and sanded they can be a whole different beast.I made up a whole bunch a plain and angled treads so I could try for a different look...

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Toy Construction #65: Hummer Wheels Jig

06-22-2016 09:09 PM by htl | 11 comments »

Got the plans for the Hummer and it’s about time to give it a try.There are some outstanding Hummer projects on here so have lots a great examples to look to for inspiration. The first thing up for modding is going to be the wheels.This is the main reason I’m building this, been wanting to make some of those mudder tires. LOL I’m afraid I’m like Ducky there’s just something about a cool set a wheels!!! What got me started was seeing a post about building...

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