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#121 am73grand

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 02:29 PM

This thing is awesome. Really nice work so far!!



#122 W-409

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 08:24 AM

Thanks Ron, I appreciate it!

 

Some more work done today, actually I got pretty much done and it's getting really close now. I started by installing the Rear View Mirror and interior lights as well as sun visors inside the body. Then I installed a tachometer and its' cable that's made from Scale Dreams' stuff. I also connected a couple of wires to firewall and finally I put the body and chassis together. The fitment was excellent.

 

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Looks like the closeup shots are looking horrible... Well anyway I'm planning on finishing this thing in a day or two.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 08:59 AM

Nico, unbeleivable work, i love the work you are doing on this one! this is one of my favorite chevy body styles to work on. shaun.s.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 10:44 AM

Niko... you are doing an outstanding job on this. Very nice work. I am sure you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Keep up the great work. Love your work on this one.

#125 am73grand

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 11:20 AM

Ok it's official......I'm in love with this car......I think I'll be breaking the seal on mine pretty soon!

 

You are doing a fantastic job on this. I cannot wait to see it all wrapped up.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 06:22 PM

This thing is awesome. Really nice work so far!!

 

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 07:38 PM

Looks great Niko, your getting close..



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Posted 09 April 2014 - 08:09 AM

Thanks Guys! The kind words mean a lot!! :D

 

I agree, it's one of the best looking Chevrolets of all time, which means that it's one of the best looking cars of all time as well. :lol:  And this Revell's kit is top notch. It's getting really close now and the light at the end of the tunnel is getting really bright now, as I have only a couple of parts to install tomorrow and then it's done.

 

Today I installed almost everything. Water hoses, one decal, mirror and a couple of details are missing, but otherwise it's done. Only problem I had was with the front bumper and grille, or actually the body color panel between them. It didn't fit nicely on neither the bumper nor the grille. I was able to get it on place somehow, though. Everything else went nicely on place. I also polished the hood.

 

Here is my only pic'... The polished hood. "Studio Pics" of the finished build will be added tomorrow once it won't take long time to wrap it up.

 

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 11:55 AM

Wrong part number on your belt, that's actually an upper radiator hose part number................... :P LOL.  I'm just messing with you man. Incredible build with some amazing detail. Looks great!


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Posted 09 April 2014 - 12:12 PM

REALLY nice work. It looks great. The paint is so smooth.



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Posted 09 April 2014 - 04:38 PM

Very fine detailing Niko.



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Posted 10 April 2014 - 04:20 AM

Wow.  Looking great, Niko!!



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Posted 10 April 2014 - 08:28 AM

James: Thanks! It's always good to have a bit humor on these Forums, too :lol: . That gave me a good laugh! ;)

 

Dave: Thanks, I'm happy with the paint, too. Painting white causes me problems fairly often, so considering that I'm especially happy how it turned out. The decals could be better, but it's not too bad. :)

 

Jason: Thanks. :)  It's nice to build a more detailed build now as my last one, the '61 Olds STW wasn't as detailed as this one.

 

Danno: Thanks! It means a lot, especially when thinking how talented builder you are.

 

 

 

This build is officially Finished!

 

It definitely feels great to complete a long project like this, also because I lost the inspiration a couple of times because of some kind of issues this build had. I want to say a huge Thank You for everyone who has been following this Super Stocker come together, but especially I want to thank those who have posted a comment/comments! I really appreciate them all.

 

Here are some pictures of the finished Impala.

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 08:44 AM

This really came out nice. You really inspired me to start on my own. I hope it comes out half as nice as yours!



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Posted 10 April 2014 - 09:18 AM

Wow that's a great looking impala. Awesome build.

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 09:19 AM

Wow, that turned out fabulous! 



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Posted 10 April 2014 - 09:38 AM

Don't you just love the feeling of finishing a long build, as you put everything back together for the last time and then just sitting back looking at it. Very nice Niko, all the hard work you put into it was well worth it!

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 01:27 PM

Looks awesome Niko, great work!



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Posted 10 April 2014 - 06:47 PM

Good job Niko! Paint came out nice and smooth, and the level of detail is just right.

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 07:18 PM

Very impressive build Niko..