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1973 Ply Duster restoration Just about completed 09-02-06


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#1 Mj-Styro

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 12:33 AM

Was bored last night so i started on this.Not really happy with the out come of the color,Really miss the oold hobby room were i could turn the air on to cool it off and do some building....Owell non the less here it is......
Here's a before picture the way a friend of mine got it
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And here's one with it all stripped
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Heres the pictures with color........
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#2 Glen

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Posted 01 September 2006 - 04:19 AM

That looks great! How do you strip the paint becaucse I have a few that are in need of an overhaulin?

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 04:35 AM

That looks great! How do you strip the paint becaucse I have a few that are in need of an overhaulin?


Castrol Super Clean ina purple Jug from wal-mart (better hurry tho they wont be carring it any longer)

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 04:38 AM

Little update.............
Still need to narrow the wheel backs some more to tuck the tires under......

None the less here ya go!

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 08:23 AM

Looks good. I like that color.

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 09:20 AM

Yes, I think the color is nice too and once you tuck that back tire into the wheel well it will take form. I used those tires with the painted letters on one of my models and they really bring out the beauty in any model :wink: Nice work man..... 8)

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 02:42 PM

Here we go! just about done! Not bad for a few hours in two days............

Did notice acouple things that should be painted (mainly wheel wells in the rear)............
Add carb and install the air cleaner and upper rad hose i can call it done!

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 04:19 PM

You are the restore master. Great work MJ.

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Posted 02 September 2006 - 09:06 PM

Neat MJ! What paint is that?

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Posted 03 September 2006 - 03:23 AM

Love the 'Plain Jane' look. :)