Monday, October 25, 2021

 This one is going to be fun. I am starting with my customers Kubota RTV as a base. I have already had a turbo installed on the 3 cylinder diesel engine. Let the transformation begin...


"you have to break a few eggs to make an omelet..."

This is a full 8 hours worth of work to get mirror images made of steel...
Another 8 hours to mount the front end. Tomorrow I'll make the hinges. The back 2/3's of the cab will open as a door.

Skeleton is done...
Wrapped in metal...
With an opening door...

Rear tire mocked up...
Custom built rear axle...
Moved the parking brake...
An old Chevy Astro bench from the bone yard...

Building the top of the bunk...
Weld... weld... weld...



Cutting these windows was a little nerve racking...

Frame extended and axle mounted. I found a nice spot for the train horn...

Fenders... 8 hours of work for 2 fenders that are half mounted...

Fenders are mounted...







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