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please help me reproduce a small scale tacoma

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by kykustoms, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Feb 25, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    kykustoms

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    hey guys i need some help reproducing a 2001 tacoma front in 1/24 scale could someone please measure the grille height and width, the grille insert height and width, the 2 lil side holes,the headlights height and width,the turn signals height and width and the width of the grill shell around the headlights? please help out im trying to do a small scale frontend conversion on an older hilux body...i know its alot to ask but its greatly appreciated:confused:
     
  2. Feb 25, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    mjhenks

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    Please post pictures as you go. Would love to see it.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    is this going to be RC, or just a model?


    and if i had an 01 i'd get on it for ya...sorry
     
  4. Feb 25, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    yea sounds cool, Welcome to TW also, post pics with the final product too I have an 07 so its not the same body style
     
  5. Feb 26, 2010 at 6:03 AM
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    im doing it in 1/24 scale model for a model contest in mini truckin magazine...i got the basic shape and used a bunch of pics to get where im at...it looks pretty good and i actually used a pic and got measurements as close as i could using a license plate in one of the pics to get measurements...license plate are 12x6 so it made it a little easier than i thought ill post pics when i get it all fabbed up thanks guys for being willing to help if you could...i may goto a car lot and get some measurements
     
  6. Feb 26, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    here is what ive done so far keep in mind the truck was an older hilux body style and took alot of rounding and modifying...the grille was a flat piece of styrene...im far from done just trying to get feedback from guys and/or girls that know the tacoma best lol
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Feb 26, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    the model is going to be a full custom truck the bumper will be diff i changed the design after doing alot of work...
     
  8. Feb 26, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    that looks awesome! i don't have an 01, but keep updating with pics and i'm sure you'll get lots of feedback.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    fireturk41

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    lemme do it in the morning, just pm me to remind me, im in my skivvies atm
     
  10. Feb 26, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    i get minitruckn.they do get some nice 1/24 scale models.good luck with the contest
     
  11. Feb 26, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    thanks i appreciate it i want it to be as close as possible:D
     
  12. Feb 26, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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