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#1 mangodart

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:08 AM

Be prepared for  ( some say ) the worst US designed car... Personnaly, I like it, it's a very funny car and it sold quite well so seems that it wasn't a so bad idea in his time. So starting with the last AMT reissue, box stock except for the engine which I change for a 232ci 6 in line, I also change the wheels for some mag 500 ( I saved those wonderful kit wheels for an AMX....). I enlarge the chassis to be close to the body, I cut the front bumper and add some round styrene to duplicate the security system. The interior receive some flocking and I add the seat belt;

Hope you'll like it

 

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#2 mangodart

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:10 AM

Some more pics

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I forgot to say taht the engine comes from an AMC Pacer from AMT :rolleyes:



#3 S. Svendsen

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:12 AM

Very nice.

#4 DrewCfromSC

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:24 AM

pretty cool indeed. Had the 1974 Levis edition real car. It had real levis denim interior. It was a fun car to drive too, but rusted away to almost nothing.



#5 Badluck 13

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:45 AM

That has to be one of the nicest Gremlin's I have seen built and very refreshing to see a more common six cylinder!!!



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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:56 AM

That has to be one of the nicest Gremlin's I have seen built and very refreshing to see a more common six cylinder!!!

i totaly agree! you did a fantastic job capturing what the designers wanted us to see. i liked them the and i realy like them now. B)



#7 W-Machine

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 12:57 AM

I like that you equipped yours with a straight six. Very nicely done.



#8 slusher

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 01:56 AM

Best Gremlin build l have seen built. Very realistic engine bay detail..



#9 Austin T

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 01:56 AM

Very Nice job.



#10 Sixties Sam

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:06 AM

Very cool! The six is a nice touch. Great finish!

 

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:22 AM

VERY NICE!...Have plans to build one like my late uncles car his was a 6cyl with the older small bumpers once I find the parts to make it.



#12 Chris White

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:46 AM

real nice kit, looks like a picture for the real car !!!!



#13 David G.

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 03:09 AM

Excellent work- Looks Great!

 

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#14 Tony T

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 04:03 AM

Very nice build!

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 04:12 AM

Awesome build!!!!!



#16 Eric N.

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 04:37 AM

Wow For a minute there I was five yrs. old Thats's Perfect!

 

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 05:23 AM

Very nice clean build ....



#18 smellyfatdude

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 05:29 AM

That's a beautiful Gremlin, mango! Did the red stripe decals come with the kit? The ' 76 Gremlin reissue doesn't have any red ones. :angry:


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#19 Dave Van

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 05:40 AM

WOW!!!! 2 thumbs up from an owner of 2 real AMC's!!! NICE



#20 DR Dubois

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 06:55 AM

Excellent job! Great looking Gremlin but I don't agree with you on one point... this was not the ugliest AMC. That would be the Pacer!! LOL