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#21 stump

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Posted 30 September 2008 - 09:12 PM

Thankya Dave. :o Yah, the decals were a bit challenging.....but they're there..... :lol:

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Posted 30 October 2008 - 09:34 PM

Just a small update on this one, plus a very very easy "how to" lowered front suspension idea... ;)

Did some more paint detailing on the chassis, overspray etc..black and yellow. Run a fuel line from a pair of fuel tank mounted pumps, right to the front where it will join the motor mounted fuel pump.
Have added a small bracket to either side to attach e-brake cables too.

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Testing for clearance of those monster M/T's....I do love the look these tyres give.... :)

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12-bolt resin rear from Perry's Resin. I drilled it through and made an axle tube from brass tube to allow easy fitment of the wheels/brakes I wanted to use....The brake drums are off an old Amt Stude, I made up the backing plates and added brake lines to it all..

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This is all I did to the front end...I simply added new mounting points above the old positions. Also thinned the wheel back, as I'm using slightly wider, 15" tyres....just wanted to be sure the tyres wouldn't rub the guards. The guards have been "lipped" and thinned as well....
By trimming the original wheel mount a little more (or less) the height can be varied quite easily.... :(

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This is the stance I've been hoping to get....nose down, slight rake......70's Muscle.......

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Should have some more soon guys...Interior is almost all there...need to detail the dash and add belts.....
The build so far......

Thanks for dropping by
cheers
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Posted 31 October 2008 - 01:55 AM

That thing is wicked!!!!!!!!! I love the color and the graphics. Keep us posted.

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 05:43 AM

Hey stump, it looks really mean now with the stripes! Cool idea for lowering the front.

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 05:58 AM

hi !

great design and very shiny paint job !!!

the lowering front looks good.

greets j├╝rgen

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 07:00 AM

Very nice work, the engine looks great. The modified decals also look perfect on the car and the ride height looks dead on. Classy. Really smooth.

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 04:38 PM

Man, I am really digging this thing, can't wait to start on mine!!! Keep us updated please!!! :rolleyes:

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 06:18 PM

Thanks guys.. :rolleyes:

Got a little more done this weekend...not enough, but some.....
Decided to throw some Gabriel Hi-Jacker shocks under her. I made them to Baldwin specs., as Baldwin may have ordered them....
These are the kit shocks, I cut them in two, removed approx 1/8 inch and used a cotton bud (Q-tip) to make a sleeve. It fits over the fattest part perfectly.
It also allows you to adjust the height you want when installing them. :P

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Here they are, just prior to "bolting" them in. I've just used some RB Motion nuts and bolts for the first time..only fitting that they go on a Motion car.... :lol:

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More soon guys.
The trip so far....

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Posted 02 November 2008 - 08:12 AM

Very nice detail work, Greg!!

Thatnks for sharing,

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:30 PM

Thank you Raul.. :angry:

I'd realised after getting all the hardware in the tail end that I hadn't installed the sway bar.... :rolleyes:
A bit of consultation with a couple of mates has made my mind up to leave it off...it is afterall, a straight-liner..... :rolleyes:

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:49 PM

This is going to be cool...you going to put sidepipes on it? I'm thinking of doing something similar, using parts from the Revell '69 B-M Camaro. Still have plans to do a phantom B-M '70 Impala with the hood scoop, Cragars, side pipes, etc.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 09:50 PM

Thanks Rob. :angry:
Yes, sidepipes will be going on her mate...the motor and L-88 scoop come from my 69 B-M Camaro.. :lol: I have another 69 B-M Camaro waiting in the wings, decals are on the way.. :rolleyes:
I have the pipes from the same Camaro lined up for this.....s'long as I don't change my mind...... :lol:

Love the sound of a phantom B-M '70 Impala..can't wait to see that baby. I love anything Motion related... :rolleyes:

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 04:37 AM

Hello there friend! WOW!! You kickin it gear with this one Mr.G' gotta say this will be one wicked super nova!!!! Awesome attention to detail amigo.. really kickin it ..
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