I got my inspiration from the www.1948chevy.com website. A good resource if you're going to build one of these.
I liked this kit, despite some warp in the floor/chassis and the metal transfers had weak adhesive. Apart from that, it was a fun challenge.
I tried my best for a good paintjob. i used a lot of clear and wet sanded it before 3 stages of polishing.
BMF was tricky as the lines were feint, but after a bit of sweat and frayed nerves, I got it done.
I wired the plugs, added fuel lines, battery cables and swapped the kit wheels for some lowrider rims from Pegasus.
I got the ride height as low as I could without chopping up the chassis and floor. I admit i wasn't feeling brave enough to risk ruining the kit as it was a gift from someone special.
I decided it needed a pimped interior, so it now has glittery seats and a white flocked carpet.
The windows were replaced with acetate, as the kit glass was scratched despite never having been out of the bag(??) and the windshield glass had a prominent bubble inside the styrene, so that was binned.
Thanks for looking
I hope you like it
Got the images sorted now. Thanks to all who gave me tips and advice. Much appreciated
Edited by geetee66, 14 January 2013 - 08:14 AM.