Parts kits - what's your favorite?
Posted 21 November 2011 - 04:06 AM
For me it is the .....
AMT 73 "Black Cat" Cougar. They are cheap and easy to find. The 429ci engine is excellent and the chassis when cut down works well in the AMT 66 Mustang Coupe.
AMT '70 Superbee Pro-street. The chassis and engine are excellent and work great under most 1/25 scale full size Mopars with little modification.
Posted 21 November 2011 - 04:21 AM
Amt's 53 F100 kit alone just for the custom parts and kit extras.
Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:06 AM
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:30 AM
Great idea for a thread - I am always looking for kits that I don't care so much for the subject but would buy it if I knew it had some good parts.
I would also encourage photos, of which I will add later...
Wheels, tires and engine from 49 Merc kit (Replicas and Miniatures has some Cadillac valve covers for it):
Also - Rob, I pulled out my RC2 release (2004) of the Black Cat Cougar (I won it at an IPMS show) and noticed there are two engine blocks in the kit - any idea what the story is there? Also, I noticed there are a couple intake choices - I didn't really think much of this kit before so thanks for making me pull it out and look through it!
Edited by Erik Smith, 21 November 2011 - 05:54 AM.
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 02:59 PM
Never have (likely never will) build the '66 Pro Street Nova, but I will raid it for parts.
Posted 21 November 2011 - 03:24 PM
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:58 PM
70 Coronet, stock and Prostreet.
Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:14 PM
I also bought a bunch of reissue Attempt 1 kits several years ago for the excellent Dragmaster Chassis, and pie crust slicks. The canopy would also work on some altered or LSR projects. They were 4 bucks a pop at a clearence center.
I almost forgot the Revell street rod kits with the Chrome Butterra IRS. I've used a couple of those too. Also pretty cheap.
Below are the Tires and the IRS
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Edited by Scott Colmer, 21 November 2011 - 08:22 PM.
Posted 22 November 2011 - 01:54 AM
it come with everything to build a bone stock A100 and will leave you with the complete running gear of the LRW, including its subframe
and with a coupon it can be had for under 10 bucks
Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:48 AM
'64 Mercury with chassis and floorpan from the Starliner.
Model King '71 Thunderbird chassis with front suspension and rear axle from the '65 Galaxie.
...which wound up with the Allison Thunderland body.
'66 Mercury with chassis from '65 Galaxie. (RIP- fire victim).
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Edited by jjsipes, 22 November 2011 - 06:11 AM.