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#1 Ron35369

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

I did this one about 15 years ago. It started out as a Johan Excel promo with sealed hood, no interior & a flat plate for a chassis. I cut open the hood & added the chassis, engine & interior from a 68 Roadrunner kit. Hope you enjoy.

 

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#2 Tonioseven

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:07 PM

That would make a really cool 1:1 street machine!! Terrific work!!



#3 Ron35369

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:09 PM

Sorry about that...I duplicated a photo & left this one out.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:12 PM

I really dig this ! '60s Mopars are in my blood & on my workbench lately. Crazy paint, hemi, mag 500s ! All nice touches to bring this up-to-date. Beautiful work !
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#5 Ron35369

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:23 PM

Thanks guys...I too love the look of those Magnum 500 rims. They scream "Muscle"



#6 chaotle80

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 09:06 PM

You did an excellent job on the Dodge, good color choice, nice details.



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:57 AM

Wow, what a nice one. Youve got a very impressive stable of builds. Do you sleep? lol



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:15 AM

That looks very nice!

#9 gtx6970

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 02:31 AM

I really like what you did with this one..

The body lines just scream Virgil Exner and I love it

 

 

I just did one of these as a ramchargers car and it's probaly one of my favorite builds to date.



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 03:10 AM

That is awsume, and very well done. love it...



#11 caine440

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 03:25 AM

That is just toooo cool!

 Great job!



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 03:28 AM

beautiful!! great use of the "parts box".



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 04:58 AM

Very cool in my favorite color and so SHINY :) :) :)



#14 W-409

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:13 AM

Very Nice! I've seen one of these in person, and after that I appreciate your work even more. It's not easy to convert a Promo to this nice model! Like the look of those wheels and tires on this one, those match perfectly with the paint and engine choice. Overall fantastic build, only those headlights would be bit more realistic since now they look chromed to me, but that's very small thing.



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:23 AM

Gorgeous!! 

 

 

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#16 bogger44

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:50 AM

That is awesome, nice work on the kitbashing.  Plum and White always make for a great color combo, and the Magnum's are the cherry on top.  Congrats, and thanks for sharing.



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 10:21 AM

That's killer.



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

Wow, that thing is beautiful, very nice job.



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:15 PM

Great work, very clean and nice foiling.  I like it a lot!



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:39 PM

Kool, Cool, and Kewl!!!