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Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:16 am
by IFHP
jpgp79 wrote:The Autocult model represents one of the Team Lotus transporters as it was used in the late 50's. The thing is - Team Lotus had significantly lengthened the wheelbase to use it as a race car transporter. Regular Thames 400E vans have a quite short wheelbase.

Unfortunately, Autocult did not alter the Thames 400E flatbed model they already had in their model serie (with the original 'short' wheelbase, correct for a regular model). They just put a different paint.
Thanks for the background JPGP.

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:20 am
by IFHP
I'm excited to see that the Brazilian Truck partwork series has issues a 1980's Ford Cargo (Cola Cola truck) and 2000's Ford Cargo (sugarcane crop truck). Right now prices on e-bay are too high, but they may come down. Another bit of good news for me is that Whitebox is now reissuing models from the Brazilian Truck partwork series. No Fords yet, but a Cargo would be great!

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:13 am
by IFHP
Ford Bronco

ImageFord Bronco Models by Michael, on Flickr

1978-79 Bronco by Neo, Early 70's Bronco by BoS, and 1988-90 Bronco II by Premium X.

ImageFord Bronco (1978-79) by Neo by Michael, on Flickr

More photos of the Bronco by Neo

ImageFord Bronco (1978-79) by Neo by Michael, on Flickr

ImageFord Bronco (1978-79) by Neo by Michael, on Flickr

ImageFord Bronco (1978-79) by Neo by Michael, on Flickr

ImageFord Bronco (1978-79) by Neo by Michael, on Flickr

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:42 am
by JSB33
I have owned 2 of the 3 in 1:1

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:58 am
by LUW
JSB33 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:42 am
I have owned 2 of the 3 in 1:1
And you wear checkered flannel shirts every day, right?

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:03 am
by JSB33
T-Shirts with the sleeves torn off ;)

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:48 am
by GarageOnAWall
Great looking models of iconic trucks in the Southern US! Almost bought one of the 3 in 1:1 back in '86 but opted for a Pontiac Fiero GT. Today I own both of those vehicles in 1:43.

Would love to add the 'Big' Bronco shown but wish other colors were offered? Already have the Chevy K5 Blazer and Dodg Ramcharger by NEO and BOTH are this same white/red color scheme :evil: BB

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:26 pm
by IFHP
GarageOnAWall wrote:
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:48 am
Great looking models of iconic trucks in the Southern US! Almost bought one of the 3 in 1:1 back in '86 but opted for a Pontiac Fiero GT. Today I own both of those vehicles in 1:43.

Would love to add the 'Big' Bronco shown but wish other colors were offered? Already have the Chevy K5 Blazer and Dodg Ramcharger by NEO and BOTH are this same white/red color scheme :evil: BB
IXO has also do a casting for the 78-79 Bronco. Right now it has only been released in a Mexican partwork series (which is weird because these Broncos were not sold their new), but eventually there should be a Premium X version which I think may be released in blue and white.

Re: 1:43 Ford Truck Collection

Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:26 pm
by Alfaholic
JSB33 wrote:
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:03 am
T-Shirts with the sleeves torn off ;)
If you rip the sleeves off Jeff, where do you keep your pack of ciggies?