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i would pay so much money for an xv ute with a diesel and manual trans. i would trade my wrx for it in a heartbeat.

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First cast ... B)

 

Ok - finally got round to do some casting, here are some of the results :

 

Front end :

 

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Rear window :

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And removed ready for next bit :

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'Pug' mould for rear end :

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More to come .... :)

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Top Cast ... :ph34r:

 

Next up is the top half of cast :

 

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Casted :

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& Removed from Mould :

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De 'pugged' & Ta-Da - a ute is staring to Appear !

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Still have the lower half to do yet ...

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Rear End Cast ... :wub:

 

Quick one for last bit on rear end :

 

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& removed :

 

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Do Note that I've marked up where tail gate has to fold down & so will be removing that bit ... :)

 

Ok - that's it for now, back to casting ... :)

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Ok - had time to do some more work on this :

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Note : Working with these to make  a more realistic XV wheel ...

 

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Next bit :

 

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Back to it  ... ;)

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Some results from more casting :

 

 

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Had to add a bit in the middle to level it out ...

 

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More prep work :

 

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Ready for casting :

 

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And no - its not milk in the bottle ... :P

 

Done :

 

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Awaiting drying ... :) hmmm will have to add some bolts later ...

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Ok - next bit to bring up to date ...

 

Last bit of casting dried :

 

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Some fixings :

 

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& holes Drilled :

 

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More Securing :

 

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Nearly done :

 

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Cheers, Bantum ...

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Just received some more bits for this project ...

 

Some Stealth Mounts :

 

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Some Racks :

 

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& Test Fitting :

 

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Got some more bits on the back burner too !

 

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Nearly done with wheels ...


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Last bit of casting :


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And all apart :


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And the aim is to make 'em look something like this :


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Marked out Ready to cut :


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Still more to do on front side ... :twisted:


Cheers, Bantum ...

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Sorry to say there will be a bit of a hold up on this project due to my back surgery ... :(

 

So here is something else to tide you over until then :

 

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More details on this beast can be found here : http://www.ausubaru.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23869

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Finally got round to finishing this drawing I had started ages ago :

 

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Something for the Brumby boys to mull over ... :P

 

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Certainly Haight,

 

My background is in Architecture & Design ... So not a traditional industrial designer per say, but I still know how to draw ... :)

 

You can see more of my work in the photo bucket links below ... ;)
 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Added some colour to the previous drawing :

 

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I'm working towards to making a Scale Paper Model, so every one can have one - you just need to print it out & assemble it ... :)

 

 

 

Give me a few days to work it out though ... :cool:

 

 

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Paper Model ...

 

Ok - Here it is, a paper model of the XV-Ute :

 

 

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Edit : I'm working on a high resolution copy ( PDF ) & I will put together an assembly sheet next ( for those 3D challenged ) ... :D

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Paper Model PDF ...

 

Ok - I've redone the model & have up loaded it here  :

 

Subaru XV-Ute Model

 

 

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Working on an Assembly sheet now, will post that when done ... :D

 

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Cheers, Bantum ...

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Paper Model Done ...

 

Have now completed making the Paper Model ... :)

 

 

 

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More on FB : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...8670681&type=1

 

 

Welcome to make your own ( It's not too hard ) and then take into your local dealer & say I want one of these for real ... ;) 

 

Cheers, Bantum ...

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Got something to put the Paper Model in :

 

 

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Cheers, Bantum ...

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XV Wheels ...

I didn't get very far with trying to cast them, so I ended up going and getting some 3D printed - following is the trial example :

 

Loaded up :

 

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The Printers :

 

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Printing :

 

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Measured up :

 

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Front :

 

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Back :

 

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Cheers, Bantum ...

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Then test fitted them to the TT-01 Chassis :

 

 

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Fitted Strait up :

 

 

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Spacers :

 

 

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Note : the larger one will need longer shaft ...

 

 

I may have stuffed up the offset, will have to wait until I've done the body to see how well it sits up against the fenders ...

 

 

 

Ciao, Bantum ...

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3D Download ...

 

 

For those wanting to print one of these babies out, I have now uploaded it to thingiverse :

 

 

 

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Download here : http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:946554

 

 

 

Slowly progress is being made on the scanner, so will be able to do some more on this project when completed ... :D

 

 

 

Ciao, Bantum ...

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