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1/25 Revell '62 Corvette Gasser


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#81 Brett Barrow

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 03:00 AM

Looks like they're straight outta the Mazmanian/SWC/Pittman Willys to me...


Yep, they are. Front tires, too. Rear slicks are solid, fronts are hollow.

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 03:38 AM

The Mazmanian 'Vette didn't have a straight axle either.  It had the stock front suspension (much the same as the '53-'54 passenger car unit).  The suspension is all attached to the front crossmember, which bolts to the frame as a unit.  The raised front end was achieved by installing spacers between the crossmember and frame; actually a couple of hardwood (yes, wood!) blocks.  The restored car still has that setup.



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Posted 29 September 2013 - 10:13 AM

Thanks for the link to the pics Tim.  They are really helpful.


Edited by carrucha, 29 September 2013 - 10:15 AM.


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Posted 01 October 2013 - 09:42 AM

Thanks for the link to the pics Tim.  They are really helpful.

Hector...glad you found them helpful.  Best regards...TIM