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#1 SciFi_Nerd

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 03:37 PM

I am currently working on a 1:25 scale 1970 Monte Carlo. I have decided to remove the trunk to customize it. I have never before attempted such a thing and was wondering about easy ways to make things like latches, and interior items. Any and all suggestions will be welcomed. Also looking for ideas and tricks for the engine.

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#2 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 05:12 AM

Keep it going, and keep sharing pictures with us.

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 06:20 AM

Welcome to the board Jason. As an ex-Sci-Fi / Starship model builder, I know the frustrations of hinging a car. Let's face it, not a lot of hinges on doors that slide into walls. lol. I'm hinging the roof hatch of a funny car. I went thru 3 different ones before I found a set up I liked.

My advice is to simply use the search engine here every chance you get. When I plugged in "Hinge", I found several tutorials including an excellent video how - to by Dr. Cranky. Same goes for your engine plans.

Enjoy your stay and if you want more help, pm me.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 07:37 AM

whats up Nerd!!?? hows it going thus far?? i myself am also working on a 70 monte carlo. i buildt it about 17 years ago. i decided to do a rebuild after joining this forum and learning so many different tricks on so many levels. i cut the doors and trunk out. and added hinges and intereior add ons. but heres my progress on this site so far. but looking forward to ur progress. :rolleyes: ..well itried to paste the link but no luck. well you can follow my content and see the monte carlo rebuild and see my work.