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#1 Mr Stock

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 05:22 AM

Hi all this is the latest completed model off the bench, its the old AMT kit of the 65 Pontiac GTO. This one fought me along the way here and there with some fit issues, like a windsheild that just wouldn't fit , but it is a 40 year old kit I suppose.

Even with the issues I had this was still a fun kit to build, the colour is a Vauxhall burgundy metallic, the closest I could get over here in the UK to the factory GTO burgundy, the wheels are Cragars form the parts box and the tyres are from the latest AMT 66 Mustang re-pop.

Thanks for checking it out.

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 06:30 AM

Very cool!  That dash looks great.  Nice job on the wood grain. I have the Monogram '64 in the on deck circle of my workshop.  Love the GTO's.



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 06:36 AM

Very sharp.



#4 ChrisR

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 06:56 AM

Looks good!



#5 Belugawrx

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 07:09 AM

Love that car

Very nicely built!!



#6 skymnky721

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:13 AM

Great mag choice,,dont really see any probs w/windshield,,looks fine from here.



#7 Bob Ellis

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:17 AM

Gary, your finished GTO model looks great despite fit issues.

 

The original AMT '65 GTO was converted into a Modified Stocker in the '70s and in the '80s ERTL restored it back to stock. That could be where the fit issues have come from. In any case, it is nice to have the kit available.



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:52 AM

Thanks for all the kind comments guys much appreciated.



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:58 AM

One of the better builds I've seen of that one. Nice job.

 

Charlie Larkin



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 10:12 AM

Looks pretty clean and sharp! Love GTO's!  Only thing I really see is the driver side valve cover is upside down. Can't tell on the passenger side.



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 10:13 AM

Very nice.

#12 Mr Stock

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 11:28 AM

Looks pretty clean and sharp! Love GTO's!  Only thing I really see is the driver side valve cover is upside down. Can't tell on the passenger side.

 

Well spotted Andy...that will be fixed, for some reason I never noticed



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 11:57 AM

Beautiful model. Awesome work....



#14 Chris White

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 12:22 PM

real nice clean and classic



#15 PappyD340

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 12:51 PM

Super NICE GTO!!  :) 



#16 the goon

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 02:08 PM

real nice clean and classic

+1

 

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 02:17 PM

Very nice looking Goat

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 02:19 PM

Nice work!!!



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 04:09 PM

great goat



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Posted 02 March 2014 - 08:30 PM

Nice.