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CAM-AIR! Custom '57 Chevy Car Toon...Finished!


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#21 Ira

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 07:33 AM

Ira.... This is going to be another great build. Because of you I really want to pick up a deals wheels kit and build one cause they look so fun. I will be following along with this build and look forward what you do to it.

 

Thanks Chris!

 

Yeah, you should try a Deals Wheels Kit, they are Great Fun... B)



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Posted 20 July 2013 - 09:05 AM

PULL IT IN!

 

The Z-28 sides stick out too much at the front/bottom...

 

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I cut along the seam and moved the front panels in closer!

 

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More Coming... B)



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Posted 20 July 2013 - 09:28 AM

THE REAR END!

 

I cut a piece of sheet plastic to fit between the rear fenders, for a New Roll Pan. Then I glued it in place.

 

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The bottom edge of the body was a little rough, so I marked a straight line above the problem area...

 

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I cut along the line with a Cut-Off Wheel in the Dremel Tool. Then I cut a length of plastic strip to fit and glued it in place!

 

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More Coming... B)



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Posted 20 July 2013 - 12:20 PM

oh my!  :)

 

Thanks Mike!

B)



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Posted 20 July 2013 - 01:56 PM

Cool...looking forward to more!

#26 Ira

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 04:21 AM

BRACING UP THE BODY!

 

I measured and cut some plastic strips for Body Braces.

 

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I glued in one on each side to the '57 Body.

 

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Then I glued in two more strips, one on each side. These braces will hold the Z-28 body sides straight.

 

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More Coming... B)



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Posted 21 July 2013 - 12:27 PM

Look out everybody, Ira's at it again! I've got my lawn chair and a cold one, bring on the putty and paint!

 

Thanks Mike!

Putty coming up... B)



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Posted 21 July 2013 - 12:54 PM

I'm waiting, bring it on brother!



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Posted 21 July 2013 - 01:37 PM

MAKING ROOM!

 

I marked the Inside Body Sides using the Outside Wheel Wells as guides. I am mounting the BiG Deals Wheels Tires as far inboard as I can so I need a Lot of room.

 

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I cut pretty close to those lines with a Cut-Off Wheel, then I used a Sanding Drum in a Dremel Tool to round out the Inner Wheel Wells.

 

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Front-Side View...

 

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Underside.

 

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More Coming... B)


Edited by Ira, 21 July 2013 - 04:34 PM.


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Posted 21 July 2013 - 06:28 PM

Looks like fun to me. Kinda IMSA road racer meets '57 Chebby.

 

Thanks Bill!

Yeah, it does kind of have a Road Racer Look... B)



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Posted 21 July 2013 - 06:31 PM

Ira, why is it rvery time you start one of these builds I get the urge to pop some popcorn?! :lol: 



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 09:05 AM

That's wild!

 

Thanks Derrick!

B)



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 06:32 PM

Why, oh, why do I keep wanting to say, 'Fraggle Racer?' 

 

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 06:39 PM

looks cool!



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Posted 23 July 2013 - 02:49 PM

i'm frank and i highly approve of this build :D

 

Thanks Frank!

B)



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Posted 23 July 2013 - 04:01 PM

Cool!



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Posted 24 July 2013 - 11:12 AM

Already looks ready to go Auto-X'ing! I'll be watching this one to see what you come up with.

 

Sounds Like Fun Skip!

 

B)



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 04:15 AM

Ira, I really enjoy your creative spin on all these kits I never really thaught much of. Lots of fun watching what you'll come up with next.

 

Thanks Donald!

 

Me Too, What's Next?... B)


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Posted 25 July 2013 - 04:40 AM

I wish I had half your imagination, Ira.  Your building is fun to watch, too.



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 05:05 AM

You've got a good eye for what to do to pull all of this craziness together. Rolling those front fenders in and closing the tail with a rolled pan was just exactly spot-on. :)