NOT! an airplane. '56 Chevy project.
Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:31 AM
Needed a break. Lost over 30 years worth of spare car parts in a house fire.
Hundreds of engines, intakes, headers, and most of all, tires. Gone.
Still found enough parts to do this project.
It's stayed pretty close to my original intention. '70's flavor. Not too involved. Spray bomb paint.
Original concept was a Hilborn fuel injected small block. Then, dual carbed 409. Settled on small block shown. Wanted to keep it mid '70's style. Kit engine with AMT '64 Chevelle station wagon valve covers. Cragers from the Johan AMX. Had a nice set of ladder bars...but the cats only know where they are at!
Made the "Grumpy Lump" from sheet plastic.
Looks like the grill is going to need a dark wash .
Hope you like the direction.
Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:37 AM
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Got some Transparent Red for another build.
Tape the front...spray the back.
Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:31 PM
does it have to be testors...
Posted 03 September 2012 - 01:05 PM
Posted 03 September 2012 - 04:24 PM
The Grump Lump is the Grumpy Jenkins pro stock style hood scoop.
I love the direction it is going! Those are the kind of Cragers I like, not the deep dish. Love the windows. What is the Grump Hump? To be period correct for me, this would be 1966-'67. I love it!!!!
Posted 04 September 2012 - 01:36 PM
Posted 05 September 2012 - 06:52 AM
Why in the world did ya put this gorgeous model on ebay?? I am mystified!!
Gave it to my Nephew to finish. Went back to planes. Got clients pushing me to finish some projects.
Guess he needs a video game or something. I give him stuff to sell, trade, whatever.
Oh well...I'll get interested in another car soon. Got several almost finished.
Thanks for the encouragement though!