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#1 W-409

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:36 PM

Any resin kits or bodies cast from 1974 Chevelle? Would be really nice Stocker, and I'd like to build it. If you have seen any of them, please let me know. ;)



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Posted 24 December 2011 - 01:56 PM

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I've been working on a model of that body style, but it's too late to cast it.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 02:47 PM

what do you mean its to late to cast it?....i would love to build one of those myself!...im tired of seeing 38-70 chevelle kits!

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 06:00 PM

That bronze coupe is a thing of beauty! What chassis/interior are you planning on using under it?

To paraphrase "Field Of Dreams": If you cast it, they will come. You can put me down for one too, and if you decide to do it in any other body styles other than the coupe, put me down for a wagon and an El Camino too. I once owned a '73 Laguna wagon that I loved to use to terrorize the local Fords with. It was our family car but it was running a tweaked 4-barrel 400 V-8, true dual exhaust, a Turbo 400 with a shift kit and high stall converter, and a posi rear.

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 09:59 PM

So I can guess, that there's no resin kits. Your project looks good, really sad that it's too late to cast... I would love to have one. Maybe needs to continue looking for good bodies for "easy" conversion...?

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:33 PM

Hey, what's this?!
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Looks like '74 Chevelle, but what it really is?

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 01:06 AM

Having it painted does not make it too late to cast. The paint won't stick to the silicone and get pulled off the body. There is a chance the body will break upon removing it from the master mold where you have glued it together.

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 01:12 AM

I would purchase SEVERAL of these, if cast.... I know RACE MOTOR REPLICAS is looking for a master of this to cast....

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 11:37 PM

Having it painted does not make it too late to cast. The paint won't stick to the silicone and get pulled off the body. There is a chance the body will break upon removing it from the master mold where you have glued it together.

That's true- but maybe that's an old WIP photo and it's closer to finished now. Even if not, I'd hate to have to repair and repaint it after it was damaged having a mold pulled from it. :(

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Posted 26 December 2011 - 02:56 AM

You owe it to the great unwashed masses to cast it ....(GRIN)

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 03:42 AM

How about this kit, what's inside the box? If anyone has it, Please let me know, is the body good quality, and how does that front and rear end look like. http://www.ebay.com/...=item5645b0fa69

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 08:10 AM

somebody master one & i will cast it...in the future it is possible 1 of my guys will make me 1

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 11:38 AM

somebody master one & i will cast it...in the future it is possible 1 of my guys will make me 1


get me a kit and ill do it kevin?

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 03:48 AM

It would be Great thing to have Resin kit of this. I've been thinking about making one Chevelle from that Oval Tracker, but it's quite large conversion. The Body of course, then the engine bay, interior and chassis too. :unsure:

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 06:12 AM

get me a kit and ill do it kevin?



i will see about diggin 1 up!

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:12 AM

Correct chassis and interior for a curbside are already there in the Revell '77 Monte

The NASCAR rear wheelwells look like they could be used as a basis for stock front openings

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 03:29 PM

Wagon wagon wagon!!! Think of the possibilities, Olds version, Buick version, Pontiac version...........taxis, public service, stock, drag, demo, drag..................oh man!!!! (Was a kid in the '70s, can't help it.)

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 04:08 PM

i will see about diggin 1 up!

theres one upstairs and one in my office....

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 09:12 AM

Would hate to guess a specific caster from am ebay pic- basically a copy of the the MPC 75 Laguna (also released in the "Cannonball Run" series as the Hawaiian Tropic car)

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 09:29 AM

theres one upstairs and one in my office....


i know