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Grumpy's Toy 1972 Vega Prostock


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#1 Reeves Racing

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 03:57 PM

This a combo of a MPC 78 Monza coupe kit, a resin 72 Vega trans kit and the interior tub, chassis and wheels from a Mustang II Fire Fighter kit. The wheelie bars are scratch build with the kit supplied ones as a starting point. Red is DP Victory Red. White is DP Linen White. Decals are from Slixx. This represents a true icon in Prostock drag racing.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 04:05 PM

Nice Mitch! I love the old drag racers. Nice work on the wheelie bars.

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Posted 12 April 2014 - 06:22 PM

hey Mitch,Im doing the Vega next week or so, still looking for a few parts, did the FF Stang chassis work ok?



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Posted 12 April 2014 - 07:20 PM

Absolutely gorgeous build, I love vega's

#5 Reeves Racing

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Posted 13 June 2014 - 09:38 AM

Yes the FF chassis worked great. I just had to cut the front cross member out and make a u shaped one to let me put the Chevy engine with the rear sump pan in.



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Posted 13 June 2014 - 09:58 AM

Wow! Awesome, I remember to see the original Grumpy's toy in Hot Rod magazine whem I was young and this model is an exact replyca!



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Posted 13 June 2014 - 10:37 AM

I just love it, I have been looking for 1 to build but the promos are to expensive!Yours looks great!



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Posted 14 June 2014 - 11:18 AM

love it looks just right



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Posted 15 June 2014 - 06:49 AM

Takes me back!  Nice work.