Cannonball Run CBP 2012
Posted 07 January 2012 - 10:07 PM
Posted 08 January 2012 - 04:43 AM
And here is where I am at now......
I painted the chassis with gray primer followed by body color overspray (Black) around the edges, and then masked and painted the frame rails gloss black, and to add a little bit more detail, I sprayed black in a textured pattern in the wheel wells to simulate undercoating
And here is a mockup of the ride height which will be lowered some before it is finished.
We've got some awesome builds in this so far, I cant wait to see how they all turn out!
Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:38 AM
So a little cutting at the front and rear and it did fall into place.
The front is going to need some more work but this time I'm going to have to cut into the body, the radiator core support is going to have to go. Thats not a bad thing as I didn't like the round posts molded in place, but the depth of the grille surround is also going to have to be shortened. I've already checked and it won't cause any problems with the grille and will probably make the underhood area look better anyway.
Posted 09 January 2012 - 03:53 AM
Nice buids you got guys. Just have to go on building my Ac ace.
Edited by patami, 09 January 2012 - 03:57 AM.
Posted 09 January 2012 - 12:09 PM
I've had the kit for about 20 years. I guess it's time to do something with it.
Edited by Swifster, 09 January 2012 - 12:21 PM.
Posted 10 January 2012 - 05:17 AM
Posted 10 January 2012 - 05:41 PM
Major parts of the multi part body have been assembled. Since my kit had no chrome sheet I'm trying my hand at Winfield-esque styling. A resized, parts box, custom grill/pan has been added as well as scratch headlight brows.
If the back end reminds you of the '54 Wildcat Concept, it's no coincidence, but I'll take some liberties.
Aircraft drop tank halves come in handy. Just not sure if I'll keep them yet. Still lots of filling and shaping to do.
Posted 10 January 2012 - 10:42 PM
Please keep the tank halves. If you ask me.
Yeah, what he said!
Posted 12 January 2012 - 08:12 AM
Posted 12 January 2012 - 08:37 AM
BK,I`ve built that 62 409 before. Its a nice kit and lends itself well to mods, you`ll like building it.
Posted 12 January 2012 - 05:10 PM
Cool builds allready starting to pop up, I like it! I`ve seen what perverse creations that Luna, Jantrix and Slant are capable of.
Perverse? Hey I resemble that remark!
Posted 12 January 2012 - 05:37 PM
All the work so far looks good - hope I don't drag it down.
Posted 12 January 2012 - 07:13 PM
ARC, not sure how perverse I can be this year. I might have to settle for just downright slanderous.
Posted 13 January 2012 - 05:45 AM
Well here are a couple pics
the real thing
Posted 13 January 2012 - 06:22 AM
Posted 13 January 2012 - 06:26 AM
Patrik - that will be a cool and unique build - wish I could help you with ideas, but that is a blank spot for me!