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#1 Chuck Most

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 09:28 PM

One of these days if I get really ambitious, I'd like to try modeling this one in 1:25 scale

 

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#2 Kennyboy

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 09:37 PM

I opened this thinking I was going to see a newer Chrysler 300........in Milwaukee it is referred to as the ghetto Bentley so I've heard.

 

Your topic is so much better!! :lol:



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Posted 01 December 2013 - 01:12 AM

good website link; thanks



#4 Ace-Garageguy

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Posted 02 December 2013 - 10:51 AM

I've always loved the big ol' "blower Bentleys" and I remember when they were relatively cheap...and I aspired to owning one someday. Now, with the cars in the multi-million dollar range, that's no longer a possibility.

 

This post has given me inspiration though, as it's entirely possible to build something very much like this...using, say, a pair of pickup truck frame rails, a big Jag inline six, and relatively simple bodywork. Even the supercharger as shown on this car could be built up from oval-case GMC bits.

 

Ground-pounding, British-junk-based hot-rod, anyone ??

 

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