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1950 Ford F8 by KP Conversions

Post by hqmon on Tue 25 Sep 2012, 10:52 pm

This is a new conversion from KP Conversions .
I950 Ford F8 requires Monogram/Revell 1950 Ford F1 pickup kit for,interior,engine ,bonnet etc.The ideal donor chassi would be the Italeri Opel Blitz. See photos for a better idea.
Cab casting,grille and side steps. Right hand dash not shown(not finished yet)

photo 2, l to r cab casting ,master, kit cab, kit grille and wider grille for F8. Kit required in background.

photo 3 prototype build which is on as cratch built chassis.

photo 4 finished prototype.



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Re: 1950 Ford F8 by KP Conversions

Post by hqmon on Tue 25 Sep 2012, 10:54 pm

oops photo 3 should read scratch built chassis.
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Post by allan on Wed 26 Sep 2012, 8:39 am

CAn see it built up as a old farm truck or old service station fuel truck,got to get one drool then again a ramp on the back with a old racer would look good too.
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Post by Yahshu on Thu 27 Sep 2012, 8:37 am

Nice old rig. Got a link for KP? I can't seem to find them.
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Post by mouse on Thu 27 Sep 2012, 10:43 am

nice greatjob

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Post by hqmon on Thu 27 Sep 2012, 5:04 pm

Hi Yahshu,
i dont have a website, guess I should look at setting one up. However pm and I will give you my email address,
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Post by allan on Sat 27 Oct 2012, 9:36 am

Have gottten my hands on one of these cabs very nice cab too.
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Re: 1950 Ford F8 by KP Conversions

Post by frank on Sat 27 Oct 2012, 11:21 am

hqmon wrote:oops photo 3 should read scratch built chassis.
cheers Kerry
Would you consider putting up a tutorial on scratch building the
chassis with pics, the opel blitz is getting hard to find now.

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Re: 1950 Ford F8 by KP Conversions

Post by hqmon on Sun 28 Oct 2012, 6:30 pm

Hi Frank,
will see about your request. Will ask my brother if he can write down how he built his chassis..
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Re: 1950 Ford F8 by KP Conversions

Post by hqmon on Sun 28 Oct 2012, 6:33 pm

One chassis I sat a cab on was of the Ford Louisville, would work okay.Would have to narrow the front axle. photo bucket is not working for me at the moment so i cant upload any photos onto here.
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