Archivi tag: meng pickup

Meng Pickup WIP: Lifting the suspensions.

Now it’s time to lift the suspensions of the Meng Pick Up kit, to fit a set of aggressive pattern/fat tires.

The tires are a (unknown origin) gift from a member of my club and are a set of 8 resin armored tires, probably designed for a Humvee.

To make room for this set i’ve to lift the suspensions:

Now the Pick Up has its new set of swampy tires:

Meng Pickup WIP: Opening the doors.

Hello, back working on the Meng Pickup, this time starting to customize it.

First work i want to do is opening the doors, and i choose to transform the front door lambo style and the rear door sliding style. For the front door i’ve used as reference the images from like this

I’m not still 100% sure about the front door, but there’s still time to choose…

First i cut out the doors using the Trumpeter Scriber:

Then, using some Plasticard Styrene Sheets i’ve build the doors interiors and simulate the armour:

I’ve insert and masked the glasses:

Ready for a fast mockup of the possible setup:

Next time the work on the suspensions! :)