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#1 chuckinredneck

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 06:05 PM

A couple shots of my Groovy Grader I picked up the kit at the local flee market for $5. The decals were shot and the chrome tree was rough but all the pieces were there. I stripped the chrome from almost all the pieces then shot it with Alclad. The end of the headers was drilled out before it was treated to the Alclad. The bottom side of the body closed up with some plastic and body filler. I filled the engine block with 5 minute epoxy to give it enough weight to keep the front wheel off the ground, but then it will also set on all six wheels. To give the build a little character I added fuel lines and spark plug wires
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#2 gpugh1976

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 06:48 PM

I've never seen anything like it. Cool.

#3 Sam Cates

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 07:21 PM

Aw, freakin' sweet! I have always wanted one of those, tough kit to find these days. Yiu did an excellent job on this one!

#4 RodneyBad

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 07:45 PM

That'll get the Grading done is a Hurry.. :D

Great looking build..

#5 Wayne Buck

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 08:12 PM

That baby is lookin' sweet!

Excellent, SUPER-CLEAN build!

#6 Chuck Most

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 08:49 PM

Cool!
Wonder if she meets OSHA specs, though. B)

#7 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 02:06 AM

Nice color and great building details.

#8 Ira

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 07:34 AM

Clean Build on a Rare Kit!
Well done.

#9 Moparkid13

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 09:01 AM

I've never seen this.. Very Cool build

#10 Haubenschild

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 09:21 AM

that looks awesome!

#11 krazyglu

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 02:31 PM

Wow that thing is wicked. Great buy and even better job on building it. Thanks for sharing I really like this one.