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#1 bootz

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 10:16 PM

I had some free time on my hands today so I decided to re-photograph my vehicle collection. Most of these i've posted before, but since I reshot them all I figured I would post them all.

As I've said before, I much prefer the traditional 4-wides to the newer city style cars, but I plan to add some of them too.


Octan COE(Cab Over Engine) Light Duty This is a MOD of the small pickup from 10041/6390 Main Street. I didn't alter it much aside from the bed, but I did build a second one which is slightly larger. I've decided to place it under the Octan brand. In my Lego world, Octan sells oil and automobiles! :laugh:

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Bolt Stallion Sprint & GT Meant to be a compact Pony car, I feel it's slightly reminiscent of the hatchback Fox-body Mustangs of the 1980's. I wanted to build something as small as Lego's 3177 Small Car, but with more style(I can't stand Smart Cars) and I think I succeeded.

First the 6-cylinder Sprint...
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And the V8-powered Stallion GT!
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With a slight modification to the front I feel it makes a decent Minifig-scale Toyota AE86.
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Bolt Interceptor GT 440 A MOD of the police car from 4850 Spiderman's First Chase. A large muscle car powered by a 440 cubic inch V8 derived from the engine used in the Bolt Interceptor that will pace the first running of the 24 Hours of Legoredo road race(something I will get to as I grow my town a bit more this year.)

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Bolt Interceptor Police Special The Bolt Interceptor line ranges from 6-cylinder sedans to V8 powered station wagons. Here is the Police Special. Using the same wheelbase as the Interceptor Coupe, but the rear overhang is 1 stud shorter and the base of the windshield has been moved forward a stud for increased maneuverability and visibility for the officer.

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Seagrave Hook and Ladder I know I could more properly capture the look of these trucks in an 8-wide, but I just love the way this came out.

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Octan Kodiak Octan's Hummer H1 size Sport Utility Vehicle. A MOD of the 4x4 from 7206, this is the Fire Chief's vehicle of choice.

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Octan Blaze Commander Not so much a MOD as a rebuild. I rebuilt it from memory so it's slightly different in the rear and the sticker is long gone by now. This was one of my favorites when I was little. 6525

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Thanks for looking, C&C is welcome as always.

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#2 LEGO Guy Bri

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 01:43 AM

Neat MOCs 'bootz'. I really like the hatch backs and great job on the fire trucks. Keep up the good work Posted Image
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 04:28 AM

Digging the fire SUV. but then I'm biased on the current CITY scale vehicles...
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 05:40 PM

Thanks guys. I like the SUV too, but the thing is MASSIVE. It even looks big next to the Seagrave, so I'm thinking about shrinking the wheelbase by two studs.

I need to invest in more car parts in different colors. I'd like to make an Octan sedan in brown, and a small Octan to compete with the Stalion is coming.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 08:55 PM

Great vehicle collection 'bootz', your fire fighting vehicles are still my favourite's ! :grin:
A fusion of current design theme's with some good old classic town does work sometimes and it works for your creations. :wink:
Keep them coming and Brick On Drive On 'bootz' ! :grin:
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 11:35 PM

Great collection! My favourite is the SUV as you already know but I like the interceptors and the Seagrave very much.  :thumbup:
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#7 bootz

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 04:43 PM

Thanks guys for the comments. I'm in love with the Interceptor GT, that basic design is something I've been tinkering with for the better part of a decade now and I think this is the best it has looked, even though it is mostly a Lego design.

I'm very proud of the Stallions too, I've wanted to redo the Lego Small Car into something better since I first got the set.

Now the challenge is building an Octan small car on the same chassis while making it look distinctive enough from the Bolts.

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 05:03 PM

Got two new additions yesterday. Now that they're in stores(well, at TRU anyway) I'm going to get a different one every week.

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I was thinking since they're so drastically different from my 4-wide Bolts that I would badge these as Octans.

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 09:17 PM

Those new sets look nice 'bootz'....you could call them Goel's ? :wink:
Oh, I can't wait for these vehicle sets even the cop car looks even better than earlier ones. :wink:
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Posted 27 November 2011 - 10:07 PM

Great models, my favourites are the Bolt Interceptor and the Seagrave Hook and Ladder  :thumbup:
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Posted 28 November 2011 - 12:45 AM

View Postlightningtiger, on 27 November 2011 - 09:17 PM, said:

Those new sets look nice 'bootz'....you could call them Goel's ? :wink:
Oh, I can't wait for these vehicle sets even the cop car looks even better than earlier ones. :wink:
Brick On Drive On 'bootz' ! :classic:

My only issue is that they are massive compared to my classic style cars. And there were a few minor design issues that I had to fix. I'll make a thread on that when I have some spare time. Tonight we're doing the Christmas tree :laugh:

I love the new forrest ranger uniform though, I think I may get the new police station and give my small city a forrest theme.

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 07:25 AM

Good looking cars! On the whole I'm more partial to bigger cars, but I know a good four-wide when I see one.
My favorite is probably the Stallion.

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 01:16 PM

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This is a pretty easy one, but anyone care to guess what it is? :tongue:

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 01:28 AM

I like the extra engine detail under the Interceptor's hood, stuff like that makes models shine.  :thumbup:
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Posted 20 December 2011 - 09:13 AM

:thumbup: I am a fan of the old 4-wide vehicles too and put them in my town. I love the creative way you put these cars together. Great work.  :laugh:  :wub:
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Posted 20 December 2011 - 04:57 PM

Thank you very much for the comments, guys. I often worry that my cars don't stand up to the more detailed 5 and 7 wides that you see so it
makes me happy to see that people do like these.

Edit: I'm not sure if it's out of line to ask, but could an admin please index these?

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 04:21 AM

Bolt Python I got the idea for this one the other night and just finished it this morning. Well, I shouldn't say I finished it yet, I ordered a red base for it to replace the grey one, but it's basically 99% to my satisfaction. My inspiration for this one was Dodge Viper, though when I started I was thinking Jag E-type.

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^The headlights will be replaced with the dark trans cheese. I could only find one.

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I love the Kammback rear I ended up with. I started this build with a vision for the front and none for the rear so it took a bit of tinkering before I ended up with this, but I'm very happy with it.

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The SNOT steering wheel is necessitated by the tight cockpit.

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^Designer and factory test driver. Some say that he thought Star Wars was a documentary...

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Poor Officer Richard Stubbs had to surrender the chassis of his vehicle  :wacko:

Toyota AE86 Sprinter Trueno GT Apex

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And two new additions...

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 06:18 AM

View Postbootz, on 09 January 2012 - 04:21 AM, said:


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Takumi Fujiwara!!!

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#19 bootz

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:09 PM

Indeed it is. I had been watching a lot of Initial D when I built that one.

Now, if Dr Nightmare waned to do an 8 wide version of the Python.... :wink:

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 09:36 PM

Again, nice work 'bootz'...I really like the red car and you packed in a few extra details...not so easy in a four wide. :wink:
Keep them coming 'bootz'....Brick On Drive On ! :grin:

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 10:51 PM

View Postlightningtiger, on 09 January 2012 - 09:36 PM, said:

Again, nice work 'bootz'...I really like the red car and you packed in a few extra details...not so easy in a four wide. :wink:
Keep them coming 'bootz'....Brick On Drive On ! :grin:

Thanks LT. I tried to make the details interesting, as it is supposed to be Bolt's halo sports car.  :laugh:

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Posted 13 January 2012 - 05:09 PM

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I often worry that my cars don't stand up to the more detailed 5 and 7 wides that you see so it makes me happy to see that people do like these.

I'm not a fan of 4-wide because of the limited detail, so it's impressive to me when you folks get distinct shapes at this size.
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:28 AM

I haven't updated this in quite a while, but here's a few new ones.

First, the updated 2013 Bolt Python

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Next, what started as me trying to update 6525 Blaze Commander morphed into something else, so here is a Octan Brush Commander.

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This next one I haven't named yet, but its a black GT car. This belongs in front of a movie theater

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And last a car my little brother modded, his Smart Car with flower cart.

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#24 lightningtiger

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:33 AM

Great fire vehicle and that sweet black GT :grin: 'bootz'......but that flower vehicle.....balance will be it's problem ! :laugh:
Brick On Drive On 'bootz' ! :classic:

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:10 PM

View Postbootz, on 19 November 2011 - 10:16 PM, said:

And the V8-powered Stallion GT!
I LOVE this one.  I think it fits in among the "official" cars while still looking distinctive.  That's not always an easy line to walk.

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Bolt Interceptor GT 440

I've already told you I love this one, but I figured it was worth reiterating.


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Seagrave Hook and Ladder I know I could more properly capture the look of these trucks in an 8-wide, but I just love the way this came out.
This looks at least as good as the officially released fire engines I've seen.  I especially like the look of the rounded front end.


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Bolt Python
I love the steering wheel here.  There's certainly nothing wrong with the completed car, but honestly, I think if you started again at this point and built as an open-topped design you'd have something really awesome.

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Poor Officer Richard Stubbs had to surrender the chassis of his vehicle
Closing on an unrelated question.  Do you have any idea where that police torso came from.  I think I prefer it to a lot of the other Police torsos I've seen.

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