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Offline McColm

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Austin FX-4 "Deuce "
« on: March 01, 2019, 12:06:10 am »
The  "Deuce " is based on the Revell 1/24 Austin FX-4 'London Taxi ' which was released in 1986.
I got the idea from a  programme on YouTube about customizing  vintage American cars of the 1920s-1930s. Chad the bad.
Chad explains what he is going to do with each donor vehicle using a chalk board, the rest is in his head. He just uses basic tools or builds them himself.
 Meanwhile back to the build.
I have removed the middle window and moved the rear C- Column  forward to replace the gap, this gives the Taxi a bigger boot/trunk area. A lid or soft top or just wooden planking( wood stirrers a certain coffee shop should do the trick  :banghead:).
The seats,  wheels, lights and engine will be changed. I might lower the roof as well.
The finish is between a  Rat Rod or a  Woodie.  Or even a mixture of both.

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Re: Austin FX-4 "Deuce "
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2019, 08:20:32 am »
Just been on Google and someone in the real world has had the same idea.  Most of the musings have a different front grill, there's a few Rat Rods and pickup versions out there.