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#1 shafer

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 07:00 AM

got a sox and martin gtx for Christmas , merging it with a petty torino to create a 67 Plymouth by petty

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#2 Bartster

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Posted 06 January 2014 - 07:26 AM

Sounds like a good project. My 3rd favorite Petty car. Carry on !

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 12:47 AM

Great start Clyde!!  :) 



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Posted 07 January 2014 - 04:14 AM

Sounds interesting...



#5 shafer

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 11:25 AM

cold weather is keeping me from working on it paint wont dry fast



#6 shafer

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 06:25 AM

so I now have paint and decals on the gtx
you will see that a test fit of a torino stock car chassis is a perfect fit , it required some midifications of the under hood area but i am very pleased with the results
 
i have issues with pictures this am click here to see the progress
 


#7 shafer

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 11:49 AM

completed project

 

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 11:52 AM

Nice job Clyde!



#9 Greg Cullinan

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 10:25 AM

So aggressive looking. Like it a lot. Paint and all look Great

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 11:12 AM

nice job and see you have a bear in the rocking chair watching over it :lol:


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#11 Greg Myers

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 04:01 PM

Nice build  :) crisp and clean and mean.



#12 shafer

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 02:51 PM

thanks to all


nice job and see you have a bear in the rocking chair watching over it :lol:

a petty bear?



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Posted 10 February 2014 - 08:25 AM

I missed the finished part.  Car looks great!



#14 CHEVY2MUCH

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 10:44 AM

did you use the complete polar lights chassis under the gtx body?



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Posted 15 February 2014 - 12:51 PM

I modified the chrysler rearend and front suspension and repositioned it to fit the gtx wheel wells, this was attached to the polar lights frame


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