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Posted 13 February 2013 - 04:59 PM

This is my first early Pro Stock build i'd been wanting to build Grumpy's car for quite some time. Im using a AMT 70 Camaro Z-28 kit and using some pieces from the AMT 70 Baldwin/Motion Camaro kit as well.

 

Heres some inspiration for this build.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:04 PM

More Pics.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:17 PM

[attachment=31574:sucs_0600_06_z+1970_chevy_camaro_grumpys_toy+driver_side_view.jpg][attachment=31575:sucs_0600_07_z+1970_chevy_camaro_grumpys_toy+rear_view.jpg][attachment=31576:sucs_0600_14_z+1970_chevy_camaro_grumpys_toy+interior.jpg][attachment=31577:sucs_0600_15_z+1970_chevy_camaro_grumpys_toy+engine.jpg]

 



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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:33 PM

Heres the build.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:42 PM

If you need an intake just like that I have a few that I am willing to part with.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:15 AM

Cool ! i been looking at starting one like this, or the 74 version ~(or the 74 r&m stocker) whatching with interest,,



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Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:10 AM

Ok, I'm in.

I have this same build to do,,,,,, someday .



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Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:20 AM

This is going to be a totally cool build. Looking good so far. I will be following along.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:12 PM

I did the 69 car for a fellow a few yrs back and have all parts to do the 70. resin scoop and some other bits. I will be doing it someday after a zillion other things just like the rest of you lol



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:43 AM

Very nice build,i have the scoop and intake in resin if anybody needs them.Sean

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 08:43 PM

Its been awhile since i'd worked on this build. I'd primed the body with Dupli-Color Sandable White Primer.

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 08:48 PM

I'd made a aluminum panel from a coke can where the gauges once were and i even made a panel for the firewall. I hope this blank gauge panel is correct for 1970 specs.GrumpysToy1970ChevyCamaro4.jpg


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Posted 12 July 2013 - 01:05 AM

Look at the pics of the interior, cars had full dash set up.



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Posted 15 July 2013 - 06:29 PM

More progress done on Grumpys Toy. The suspension is all assembled i'd added some leaf spring blocks in order to clear the rear slicks which came from a Revell 79 Camaro Z28 kit. The fun part is finding a set of tires for the front thats 1970 correct might help lift the front end a little. Any suggestions on this build would be appreciative i dont know much about these old Pro Stockers its been a blast so far.

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 10:11 AM

I'd checked the stance of the Camaro i'd noticed it sat too high so i had to trim the lift blocks some now it sits level with a slight rake.



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Posted 08 August 2013 - 04:47 PM

Rick, maybe it's just the darkness of your photos, but the rear slicks look to be too tall and too far apart from each other compared to the pics of the real car. Could you possibly check your parts box for some lower profile slicks and maybe find a way to tuck those tires a little closer together? I think you're off to a great start on this, and hopefully these observations will help.

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 11:40 AM

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 04:06 PM

I will be following this as you go on.



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Posted 27 August 2013 - 04:50 PM

hi rick check my photos of my original amt grumpy Camaro I just posted.



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Posted 27 August 2013 - 05:11 PM

The fuel tanks on Grumpys cars were painted white in an effort to reflect track heat and keep the fuel cool. Build looks good, keep it up