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#1 yellowsportwagon

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 05:32 PM

Elmo Langley's 1972 Gran Torino Sport.

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 05:37 PM

I don't recall ever seeing that car before.  Looks like you are off to a good start.



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 05:43 PM

Going to have to make the decals. I can't find a font that is exactly like these numbers. May have to start from scratch.



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 08:37 PM

Real nice paint..



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 08:38 PM

Killer

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 04:26 AM

Killer

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 06:20 AM

Check with Dave Van, he makes Elmo Langley decals for an earlier Torino and I seem to recall the numbers being the same.



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Posted 08 February 2014 - 06:16 PM

The only set ofElmo Langley decals I've seen have yellow numbers. How would I get in touch with Dave Van?

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 03:33 AM

NICE project, now that's a name I haven't heard in years!  :) 



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Posted 13 February 2014 - 05:48 PM

Chassis is mocked up

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 05:58 PM

SWEEEEEET!!!!



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Posted 14 February 2014 - 06:08 PM

Got some more done on the chassis. Stretched 90's Thunderbird.Re did some of the upper rollbar to better fit the Torino body.

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Posted 15 February 2014 - 05:16 AM

Looking good! 



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Posted 17 February 2014 - 06:20 PM

427 engine going together.

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 10:51 AM

A couple more pictures

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 11:35 AM

Man, that's coming along great!

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 02:48 AM

Great build yet!

Keep it going!!



#18 yellowsportwagon

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 02:10 PM

Kind of stuck on how to do the decals. I can't find a font that matches correctly.

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 03:20 AM

That's looking really good Tim !  I really like what you're doing .

I thought there was a font like that in MS Word ( I used it on my McLaren build ) but I don't recall the name .  Dave Van is a member here ,  look him up in the members list .

 

By the way . . .  I've always felt that Elmo deserves a spot in the Hall Of Fame for all the years spent racing and driving the pace car .  I talked with him a few times and he was a great guy !  Same goes for Harold Kinder . :)



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Posted 28 February 2014 - 02:34 PM

There is a font called Impact that I similar but the inside of the holes is rounded not squared like the car has.