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#1 Jairus

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 06:11 PM

A one year freaking project comes to a close tonight! Yahoo!!!!









A moment of silence please........











Received a Monogram Chaparral 2d body many moons ago with the wishes of the owner that I would - "find a chassis" and paint a body for this please. "Keep it as close to original as possible" were the only paramenters.
Well, I am no Chris Clark (bosmek) but I think it turned out pretty well!

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There was a huge crack on the starboard fin. I am guessing it was from forcing the wing back into the holes.
I had to glue it back into position, putty and paint. Not to mention clear coat to match the rest of the car!
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This is the chassis I started with....
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And then with equipment installed....
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Interior painted and installed....
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And under the skirts....
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Hope Ralph likes it.... :rolleyes:




More pictures here.

#2 Brendan

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 08:14 PM

Very cool! I don't know how you do it, being able to fit all the components into a body like that. All I can say is I hope the guy doesn't crash it. The crack that you say that you did is not even noticeable. Excellent job on the repair.

#3 Crazy Ed

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 01:14 AM

Nice Clean Build of a Classic Endurance Racer.

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 04:07 AM

That looks great! Considering the color, is that a Chevy wound mill?

#5 george 53

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 03:07 PM

THAT looks GREAT Jair! Trans Am Erik took me to a slot track thursday nite,an MAN was it cool!!! Haven't been to one in about 35 years! I couldn't believe how far they've come! Got that kit, now I need a lightweight frame,an FAST motor to go with it!!! Great Build!!! :o :lol:

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Posted 07 November 2009 - 08:21 PM

Nice Work Jairus, but then you always do great Paint Jobs!

CHEERS!

Edited by Ragnar, 07 November 2009 - 08:23 PM.


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Posted 26 May 2010 - 05:37 AM

What a super looking Chap! I hope the guy you built if for appreciates it.