1/12 `69 Camaro Z/28 - Silver w/ Black stripes, red interior, minilite wheels, DONE!
Posted 13 March 2010 - 05:30 AM
Anyway, the guy who is getting this is the same guy who got the Burgundy one, so no mirrors or door handles again since this is going cross-country. Building this had me on pins and needles since he wanted the JL-8 brakes on this, and he sacrificed a $600 FM `67 Corvette die cast to send these to me. He also sent me the resin wheels, which have some real mass to them, and are much wider and heavier than the stockers. This meant alot of frame modifications, which was fun, without looking like anything was modified since he still wanted a factory appearance. The exhaust also had to be re-bent with an open flame, and then sectioned off to get it to fit. Shocks had to be moved to the inside of the springs. The kit plastic axles needed to be replaced with aluminum.
Another real challenge was the black stripes, which are completely masked off this time. No decals. The color is PPG Sebring Silver. He wanted red interior, which I thought was unique. And of course, the period correct window sticker, and California plates and inspection sticker this time.
Sorry for the lousy pics. The weather isn`t cooperating here in the Northeast, and I need to get this to this guy.
The lug nuts:
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Posted 13 March 2010 - 03:39 PM
Are those wipers from the kit? They look absolutely real.
Yep, they are the kit wipers, believe it or not. They absolutely require bending to get them to fit right though. Without modification, they stick out about a scale foot from the windshield.
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Posted 27 May 2010 - 04:22 PM
My all time favourite muscle car,this is one very nice build great work.
Posted 09 June 2010 - 03:51 AM
You did an awesome job.. masking off those stripes must have taken some serious effort and concentration as they look perfect! I have masked off and ainted on stripes on a 1:1 vehicle a few times and I know how tedious that was.. That sure is a nice build...
Edited by impcon, 09 June 2010 - 03:51 AM.
Posted 09 June 2010 - 12:23 PM
Do you know where the guy got the rims and tyres..?
They look similar to the ones I made but the tyres are different....I like the look of these a lot.....
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