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#1 drodg

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:35 AM

I have a correct wheelbase 1965 Pontiac 2+2 convertible body and I was wondering if the 1965 AMT Grand Prix kit has the correct shorter wheelbase as compared to the 1965 2+2 AMT kit.  I know the AMT 2+2 is a Bonneville  Thanks

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#2 Ron Hamilton

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 10:50 AM

You are absolutely right. I have one of those too. Mine came with a chassis.

 

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:14 AM

That is the one. I was wondering with the shorter wheelbase if the 65 grandprix interior would be easier to woek with.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:40 AM

The 66 2+2 WAS built on the Grand Prix shorter wheelbase, so THAT IS the correct wheelbase.



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Posted 09 February 2013 - 03:00 PM

I can't begin to tell you how much I would love to have a REAL ONE (1:1)....version of either one of these cars!!!!!!!!!!!!    Fully optioned of course.....



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Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:59 PM

Nice 2+2; I always thought those were cool.

 

Ron or David, who made yours?

 

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:53 AM

Nice 2+2; I always thought those were cool.

 

Ron or David, who made yours?

 

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Shawn Carpenter did mine but I don't think he is doing resin bodies anymore.



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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:27 PM

 

Shawn Carpenter did mine but I don't think he is doing resin bodies anymore.

Same here for the convertible, and I have a All American 2+2 Hardtop, a Missing Link Bonneville Convertible, and the AMT Bonneville and Grand Prix hardtops in the original annual and Prestige kits.



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Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:10 AM

Same here for the convertible, and I have a All American 2+2 Hardtop, a Missing Link Bonneville Convertible, and the AMT Bonneville and Grand Prix hardtops in the original annual and Prestige kits.

Anytime you want to sell that AAM 2+2 hardtop just send me an email!  LOL! 



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:31 AM

The problem still remains with ANY A M T Kit concerning a so called 2 + 2. The actual 2 + 2's were built on Catalina Gran Prix bodies . They were a good eight inches shorter than a Bonneville ever was . To do a "Correct " 2 + 2 out of the Bonneville , one needs to shorten the quarter panel area .