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L-88 propelled '69 Nova


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#1 bogger44

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 09:54 AM

I went with the old line "There's no replacement for displacement" with this.  The 350 went into the parts box, and the L-88 427 from the Revell '68 Corvette convert. took it's place.  Headers came from the B/M '69 Camaro.  Done in Model Master Huggar Orange with a Krylon semi-gloss black interior.  Did my trick of using washers for disc brakes on this one too.  Ended up being one of my favorite builds.  Did I just say that?  Being a Ford guy, maybe I should have kept that to myself!  :wacko:

 

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#2 fiftiesguy

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:01 AM

Very nice!     This is the car Chevy should have built.  Definitely would have showed a few Hemi 'Cudas the way home!!



#3 Daf57

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:05 AM

That's a sharp lookin' Nova! Nice!



#4 Darbo

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:06 AM

Very nice build, looks fast just sitting there!



#5 TooOld

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:09 AM

Super nice !   Very clean and beautiful build .



#6 Roadracer

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:37 AM

I love the looks of this one! Beautiful model! And great concept too!Thanks for sharing this!

#7 SuperStockAndy

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:40 AM

I love that. Just a nice, clean, simple build.



#8 mikemodeler

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:18 PM

Dang it, now you got me thinking I better get mine done! Very nice job, clean looking build and nice detailing touches.



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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:22 PM

Awesome!!! Novas are one of my alltime favorite cars. No matter what condition they are in they have a total tough guy attitude about them.



#10 bbowser

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:27 PM

Awesome model.  Love the color, stance, and wheel choice.  Just an all around great job.



#11 tyrone

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:35 PM

Your Nova turned out great.... can't go wrong with torque thrusts...

#12 Cato

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:20 PM

This is the car Chevy should have built.  Definitely would have showed a few Hemi 'Cudas the way home!!

Joel Rosen at Motion did. Put L-88's in everything. Yenko and NicKey (the 'K' was backwards) did too.

Mid-morning when the traffic was light on Sunrise Hwy, Mitchell or Rosen would make a full pass 'test session', usually with 4:33's, slicks and open headers. Been there, saw that.

Those were WONDERFUL days....

 



#13 slusher

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:30 PM

Fantastic looking nova, Tony. Nice paint finish and engine detail....



#14 crazyjim

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:48 PM

Sweet, simple and SHINY :) :) :) .  Can't go wrong there.



#15 vintagedragfan

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:49 PM

very nice Nova Tony! very clean build!



#16 bondo bill

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:35 PM

clean



#17 Danno

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 09:55 PM

Whoa, that's nice!!

 

 

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:05 AM

Looks great... For a Chevy :D :P



#19 Olskoolrodder

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:26 AM

Very nice build,I like the "too much is almost enough" mentality of power,this one fits nicely :)



#20 James2

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:46 AM

Great build, clean and sharp. And very convincing photography. I like it