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Late '80s Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 4dr resin kit available?


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#1 TurboKitty

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:00 AM

The only thing close enough that I could find is the lowrider '80s Revell Cadillac, and it is a 2dr. Has anyone made a resin trans kit of a 4dr body of a late '80s Fleetwood Brougham? Like this (sorry for the big pic):


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#2 george 53

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:48 AM

I'm not sure, Chell. If there IS someone out there who DOES this style I'd sure like one too. These were some BEAUTIFUL cars. I know, I BUILT them for 32 years!!!! :lol: :D ;) ^_^

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:08 AM

i have a cadillac started by steve goldman...dont know what year & what body it is...but missing link is working on something in a caddy!

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 07:46 AM

You would do that to us. If I get that, I will have to do a Brougham d'Elegance interior to go with it.

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 07:49 AM

That would be nice..I like the '80-89 front and sides more than the '90-92 (which was like the Revell custom coupe kit w/ the composite headlights and heavy side trim).

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 09:43 AM

I want this car so I can build an accurate "Titanic", the Caddy that James May drove in the Top Gear Southern US Road Trip (Miami to New Orleans). The same one where they were chased by angry rednecks in Alabama lol. I've already got kits to make Clarkson's Chevy Camaro and Hammond's Dodge Ram from but this one will prove a bit tricky :blink:

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 09:45 AM

I want this car so I can build an accurate "Titanic", the Caddy that James May drove in the Top Gear Southern US Road Trip (Miami to New Orleans). The same one where they were chased by angry rednecks in Alabama lol. I've already got kits to make Clarkson's Chevy Camaro and Hammond's Dodge Ram from but this one will prove a bit tricky :blink:


Great diorama idea!

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 10:26 AM

Great diorama idea!


yes it is, now get out of my head LOL. :D j/k. I was actually thinking of putting them either in the parking lot at the beginning of the episode, or driving on the highway three wide:

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 11:31 AM

I'll buy one of those, too. I like the 1980-'89 Cadillacs. They still looked like Cadillacs unlike these things they have now.

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 03:51 PM

i have a cadillac started by steve goldman...dont know what year & what body it is...but missing link is working on something in a caddy!


With very minor changes it could represent any 80-85 Fleetwood Brougham Coupe. Here's where it the project was when I gave it to Kevin.

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Hopefully it will get finished one day. I've always been a fan of the big Caddy's owning quite a few over the years including several RWD Fleetwoods like a '81 Fleetwood Coupe d'Elegance and a Triple black '86 d'Elegance Sedan.

The one I really kick myself for letting go of was my '75 Fleetwood 60 Special with the rare Talisman option package. That was the most elegant Cadillac I ever saw, hopefully I'll find another one someday ......

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 04:35 AM

it's a very nice looking coupe, would you happen to know if there are any plans to make a 4dr?


How hard can it be? (Jeremy Clarkson voice :lol:)

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 05:08 AM

We didn't build THAT many Talismans Steve. HOPEFULLY you MAY find one that wasn't all used up. Yes, they were BEAUTIFUL cars. Never saw very many on the road, but they sure did stand out. VERY nice car. Probably the prettiest Cadillac we ever built. Sorry to 'jack the thread,'Chell, but ain't too many folks ever HEARD of a Cadillac Talisman Option, much less OWN one.

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 06:02 AM

I want this car so I can build an accurate "Titanic", the Caddy that James May drove in the Top Gear Southern US Road Trip (Miami to New Orleans). The same one where they were chased by angry rednecks in Alabama lol. I've already got kits to make Clarkson's Chevy Camaro and Hammond's Dodge Ram from but this one will prove a bit tricky :blink:

I remember that episode quite well. First time in my life I was ever ashamed to be an American. Not kidding at all. :mellow:

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 06:55 AM

I know what you mean Chuck. I have friends in Alabama and they are some of the nicest and most welcoming people I know (and they aren't anything like the people in that episode). I've heard that the entire "Alabama redneck gas station" scene was pretty much staged, but whether it really happened or not it still makes people that don't live here assume that Americans are nothing but rude, ignorant and stupid. It would be nice if Top Gear UK actually did an episode here in the US that shows that not all Americans are like that.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 08:56 AM

I want this car so I can build an accurate "Titanic", the Caddy that James May drove in the Top Gear Southern US Road Trip (Miami to New Orleans). The same one where they were chased by angry rednecks in Alabama lol. I've already got kits to make Clarkson's Chevy Camaro and Hammond's Dodge Ram from but this one will prove a bit tricky :blink:


Once you find an appropriate Cadillac, here are a few other ideas:
1) Paint all three cars with the correct shades of lacquer paint, then use an easily-removed paint to replicate the various slogans they wrote on each other's cars.
2) Find a 1/25 dead cow for Jeremy's Camaro.
3) Use the Tamiya "Friends" figures to replicate May trying to jump start his Caddy.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 10:26 PM

And... replicate Hamster and Jeremy's less-than-subtle sabotage of the air conditioning controls in May's Caddy.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 08:35 AM

This just reminds me even more of how much I love this show :lol:. I don't think I'll do the cow on Jezza's Camaro, but perhaps I'll write the slogans they put on each other's cars for a little photo shoot once they're all finished LOL.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 11:56 AM

I made a 1972 4 door resin body, but it's 1:32 scale and only the bodyshell because it fits on a custom slotcar chassis

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On its custom chassis
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I have steering and suspension on my slot car
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3D "printed" model
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Posted 16 March 2012 - 02:59 PM

I don't recall the exact year Caddy, but this presidential limo is (was) available in 1/24 by Yat Ming

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 04:59 PM

This was my First car! It had a PIG 307-Y block and couldnt get out of its own way. I later put on fresh paint, did the chrome, zebra carpets...the whole nine. I had 2 15" Kicker L7's, the car was in db Drags. It was stolen...

But I'd love to build one. I ha