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1955 JIM REED'S CHEVY


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#1 smokwells

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:20 AM

I work with the son of one of the Fisher Brothers who sponsered Jim Reed car. I had a few photos of the car, and did the best I could. I had to fill the grove down the rear quarters where there was suposed to be chrome. I changed the wheels, wired and plumbed the engine. I left the back seat inb, and didn't put in a roll bar, because that is how the car looked in the pictures. I think that is the way chevy sent the car, and then it would have been modified before it was raced. The car is suposed to have a b pillar. That is over my head. I did make some decals for the first time. This is actualy the first model I have made in decades. Let me know what you think.Attached File  2012-10-24_18-42-32_690.jpg   62.68KB   53 downloadsAttached File  2012-10-24_18-42-54_773.jpg   36.02KB   66 downloadsAttached File  2012-10-24_18-43-26_65.jpg   69.4KB   50 downloadsAttached File  2012-10-24_18-43-05_480.jpg   44.65KB   36 downloads

#2 roadhawg

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:36 PM

I think you did a good job, especially if it's your first build in awhile! Your decals look good too!

#3 bbowser

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:43 PM

For the first one in decades? Great job. It's really cool you have a personal connection with this car, those are the most satisfying builds. Let's see some more soon!

#4 vypurr59

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:37 AM

Great Looking build. Love them old boys going at it models.

#5 James2

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

Well done, great model.