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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:November 20th, 2016, 10:02 pm
by tommyb345
Progress on my Ecto-1, The Alexandra Rose

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:January 30th, 2017, 3:56 pm
by rcaudill82
Did anyone find out what the exact make and model for the Amber beacon on the roof in the front?

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:January 30th, 2017, 4:21 pm
by tommyb345
It has a custom dome and base.
With what looks like a federal beacons guts.
Did anyone find out what the exact make and model for the Amber beacon on the roof in the front?

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 2nd, 2017, 12:43 am
by tommyb345
Think I found out what they used to make this tank.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 2nd, 2017, 6:48 am
by rcaudill82
Looks like you might be right.

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 2nd, 2017, 8:23 am
by csullivan1980
It's coming along very nicely Tom. Look forward to seeing this in person!

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 20th, 2017, 11:25 pm
by tommyb345
Roof rack progress

Next up is mounting found parts, all the custom enclosures and 2" piping.

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2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 20th, 2017, 11:29 pm
by tommyb345
Found this CO2 regulator that seems very close other than the black knob on it.

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And also found some 2" Ashcroft gauges for the forklift propane tank

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 21st, 2017, 7:02 am
by rcaudill82
Any luck finding the 2 long antennas in the back?

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 21st, 2017, 8:44 am
by tommyb345
I'm going to use some black 48" CB antennas that I bought that look the part for now. But I am having the custom mount/bases made up.
Any luck finding the 2 long antennas in the back?

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 23rd, 2017, 10:14 am
by tommyb345
More Ecto-1M roof rack progress

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 23rd, 2017, 10:32 am
by rcaudill82
Looks awesome! Great job so far. Can't wait to see it finished.

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:February 28th, 2017, 12:33 pm
by tommyb345
Front enclosure constructed. And more overall progress.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 1st, 2017, 10:38 am
by tommyb345
Hose reel and small junction boxes mounted.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 8th, 2017, 9:29 am
by tommyb345
Piping and hand valves built.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 9th, 2017, 12:49 pm
by tommyb345
Beacon, rack and rear light bar mounted.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 11th, 2017, 8:02 pm
by tommyb345
Assembling all the parts of the roof rack.
Then it's time to disassemble again and paint.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 14th, 2017, 2:05 am
by tommyb345
Cleaned up the Luxfer CO2 tank.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 17th, 2017, 6:39 pm
by tommyb345
Roof rack almost done and all vinyl'd up.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 20th, 2017, 8:29 pm
by tommyb345
Reboot ecto lantern tanks and megaphone painted and ready to remount.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 21st, 2017, 3:26 pm
by tommyb345
Lantern tanks and megaphone mounts painted and remounted

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:March 28th, 2017, 3:33 pm
by tommyb345
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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 1st, 2017, 6:15 pm
by Troy
Looking good! How's the interior?

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 1st, 2017, 6:19 pm
by tommyb345
Next on my list. Pretty much just a front seat and wood platform in the rear.

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 4th, 2017, 1:42 pm
by Demon Vice Commander
The car looks fantastic! I like how you corrected some of the inherent design flaws of the original by using the correct logo and not having that awful silver door moulding.

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 4th, 2017, 2:20 pm
by tommyb345
Agreed! It had to be done. My roof rack is also designed to be more rugged for highway driving.

Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 4th, 2017, 9:09 pm
by tommyb345
Hoses added.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 16th, 2017, 4:35 pm
by tommyb345
Pipe insulation added. Ripped off the yellow inner fluff and used yellow Eva foam instead. Better suited for getting wet.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:April 16th, 2017, 4:36 pm
by tommyb345
Custom stainless steel pipes ordered and bent up for the ladder.

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Re: 2016 Ecto-1 Reference Thread

PostPosted:July 29th, 2017, 9:30 am
by tommyb345
Positioning the pack rack rails for install

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