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Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by checkmate on Wed 24 Apr 2013, 10:18 pm

Here's the latest thing I've thrown together, was an Aoshima HiAce kit built basically standard out of box.

Wasn't the nicest thing to put together with several fit issues, I expected more from a Japanese kit having built Tamiya kits before I thought this would fall together too but was mistaken.

Paint looks black but is actually dark purple, black base coats with clear blue and pearl over the top, the windows are tinted REAL DARK with Tamiya smoke. It looks nice but shows up the dust and fingerprints real easily.

Fred made me some cool number plates to stick on it too! Thanks mate. Wink












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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by Paul on Wed 24 Apr 2013, 10:31 pm

Sweet ass van mate! badtothebone

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by slowlylearning on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 4:03 am

Cool build, nice and clean Cool Does this kit come with the stock body options? Or is it all custom?

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by zenrat on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 8:40 am

bigthumbsup

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by mgy125 on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 8:47 am

Congrats ..good looking van.

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Post by allan on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 8:55 am

Cool Van A+

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by doorslammerfan on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 9:26 am

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Post by Kane on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 9:32 am

Another van, seriously. No but really, nice job and its good to see some builds getting done bigthumbsup

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by checkmate on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 12:07 pm

slowlylearning wrote:Cool build, nice and clean Cool Does this kit come with the stock body options? Or is it all custom?

You can leave the side skirts off it Kacey, it doesn't come with standard front and rear bars.

It started as this kit, other version may have stock bodies..........


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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by Carps on Thu 25 Apr 2013, 12:42 pm

I see all those van and VIP kits every time I go shopping in Japan, but never knew anybody actually bought and built them. Shocked

Great job, but please don't do any more, it might just tempt me to go to the dark side. Laughing Laughing Laughing

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by thommo on Fri 26 Apr 2013, 1:33 am

Great job greatwork

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by blatdriver on Fri 26 Apr 2013, 9:21 am

twothumbsup nice work Rob, anything inside?

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by Yahshu on Fri 26 Apr 2013, 10:37 am

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Post by Ray64 on Fri 26 Apr 2013, 1:49 pm

Nice work bigthumbsup
Been meaning to buy one of these and do a Plumbers Van one day Wink

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by checkmate on Fri 26 Apr 2013, 8:58 pm

blatdriver wrote: twothumbsup nice work Rob, anything inside?

Some speakers and tele's, I got the cranks with the bodgie hinge and glued the door shut. Laughing

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by elicit air on Fri 05 Jul 2013, 1:47 am

how cool is that. would be a good kit 4 some airbrushing

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by RetrospectKustoms on Fri 05 Jul 2013, 10:00 am

Looks great, Always wondered if it had all the audio BS in the back. Aoshima do so many of these wacky vans.

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Re: Toyota HiAce Van.

Post by checkmate on Fri 05 Jul 2013, 6:05 pm

RetrospectKustoms wrote:Looks great, Always wondered if it had all the audio BS in the back. Aoshima do so many of these wacky vans.

 Yeah I've seen a few other versions, thinking of getting a few of the others eventually when dollars allow......

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