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#1 6bblbird

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Posted 31 October 2007 - 02:50 AM

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Body work just about complete. Mock up from last April.
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Mission accomplished! It took a while, but its done.
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Details: Two Hemi Under Glass bodies needed to stretch the nose
Rear wheel openings moved forward
"Miss Deal" chassis pan, engine, & drivetrain
Tamiya Metallic Green paint with Tamiya Lime highlights
Alclad window trim (looks much better than foil IMO)
Aftermarket Parts: Driver's door handle
Blower belt and pullys
Seat belt hardware
Wrinkle wall slicks

Walter Frey (The Altered Wheelbase Guy)

Edited by 6bblbird, 31 October 2007 - 02:53 AM.


#2 Modelmartin

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Posted 31 October 2007 - 03:57 AM

Cool model! I just started doing trim with alclad and I agree it looks better. BMF is still easier, though and less nerve wracking. I like the wheelie stance and the wrinklewalls. Perhaps needs a driver! ;) B)

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Posted 31 October 2007 - 11:03 AM

That's it baby...... :D Real nice Walter ! Been waitn' on that one.

#4 possessedfiend

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Posted 31 October 2007 - 01:08 PM

very nice build love the green :D

Im currently working on a69 barracuda drag project :D

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 03:06 AM

This thing is HOT!! :P
I wish we were able to see the build up as you went along.

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 08:53 AM

BAD to the bone Walter....ahhh those were the days !!

#7 Robert81

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Posted 02 November 2007 - 11:29 AM

That is great!!! B) How did you get it to stay on two wheels? :unsure:

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Posted 02 November 2007 - 11:35 AM

Magic! B)

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Posted 02 November 2007 - 12:28 PM

Super Build Walter! A+ on this one.
Those were the days, stuff mega HP in a steel body with a straight front axel and Hang-em -Hi!

#10 6bblbird

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Posted 03 November 2007 - 09:55 AM

This thing is HOT!! ;)
I wish we were able to see the build up as you went along.

Here are some early pics:http://public.fotki.com/announcerguy/twister/
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Posted 03 November 2007 - 09:57 AM

That is great!!! ;) How did you get it to stay on two wheels? ;)

Pure horsepower baby! (and some blue tape) :lol:

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