​​Tim Bongard

 Detailed Models

and 

Building Projects


Life is a scratchbuilding project

Build On &

Build Boldly!



     This was the truck that I used as a prototype for my first model fire truck model. I was the all-purpose utility truck used by the Roselle Fire Department in Roselle, New Jersey.

USAF P-12 Ford Ward LaFrance Pumper

Cinder Bug - A Hot Rod Fire Truck

Roselle Squad 7

Newest projects are listed at the bottom of this page. Please scroll down the page....

Al Holbert's 1976 Chevy Monza

     Built on a dare from Pat Covert of SAE's Hot Rod and Custom Column.

2010 Dodge Challenger

Ferrari F2002 Formula 1 racecar

     This beautiful Ford Thunderbolt was the subject of one of my building projects and has a colorful background and history. Seen here in 1995 after it was rebuilt and running on the nostalgia circuit.

Model Projects

1997 Ford F-150 Camp Worktruck Kitbash Conversion

2005 Ford Excursion Pilot Car Conversion

US Navy Oshkosh MB-5 Crash Truck

Salem Beach Bronco Brush Truck

     A beautiful car and great kit from M&S Hobbies, the Corvette GTP was a great racecar in and of itself, but it played a much bigger role in the success of Rick Hendrick's NASCAR operation. People though Rick was crazy to get involved in IMSA, but he proved to be as crazy as a fox!

The Little Georgia Shaker

     From M&S Hobbies, this outstanding resin  model builds up beautifully to represent one of Al Holbert's (of Lowenbrau Porsche fame) early rides.

Chaparral 2F

     From M&S Hobbies, this outstanding resin  model builds up beautifully to represent one of Al Holbert's (of Lowenbrau Porsche fame) early rides.

Gunther Hardware Ford Econoline Van

IMSA Corvette GTP

New Jersey Forest Fire Service Brush Truck

Lambs Terrace Ford Pick-up Pallet Pumper