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#1 Yamatodog

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 03:21 PM

I used to build a lot in the 60's, and gave away drawers full of parts, and cars several times during my life,but I've held on to a few .

I have been rebuilding them  one buy one.

my first large scale was the Red  XKE ,a Christmas gift.

Next came the blue 65 Vette , which I modified to look like my dad's 64 Vette.

I took a break from models till the 70's when I built a channeled East coast style 32 low boy with a F.I. Chevy motor,Jag rear end, and wire wheels. the color was Candy apple red over the black body which created a Root Beer color.

This was the first to be re done.

It's now satin blue metallic on white ,3 -97's,  mag wheels and  Big Street T disc brakes in the front 

I have built several T's and a couple of other 32's.

I'll work on some pics.

The pictures I have seen are " Wicked Awesome" I have a long way to go to match the builds , in the galleries.

It's fun ,and each one gets a little better then the previous one (some times)

Dave



#2 PappyD340

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 03:31 PM

WELCOME to the forum David, and welcome back to building, look forward to seeing your builds!! :D 



#3 Yamatodog

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 03:35 PM

I used to build a lot in the 60's, and gave away drawers full of parts, and cars several times during my life,but I've held on to a few .

I have been rebuilding them  one buy one.

my first large scale was the Red  XKE ,a Christmas gift.

Next came the blue 65 Vette , which I modified to look like my dad's 64 Vette.

I took a break from models till the 70's when I built a channeled East coast style 32 low boy with a F.I. Chevy motor,Jag rear end, and wire wheels. the color was Candy apple red over the black body which created a Root Beer color.

This was the first to be re done.

It's now satin blue metallic on white ,3 -97's,  mag wheels and  Big Street T disc brakes in the front 

I have built several T's and a couple of other 32's.

I'll work on some pics.

The pictures I have seen are " Wicked Awesome" I have a long way to go to match the builds , in the galleries.

It's fun ,and each one gets a little better then the previous one (some times)

Dave

 

 

WELCOME to the forum David, and welcome back to building, look forward to seeing your builds!! :D 

It's not the speed ,It's the sudden stops that get ya.



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Posted 03 September 2013 - 07:22 PM

Welcome Dave.....



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 12:40 AM

Hi