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#1 TheCat

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 07:24 AM

Hello everyone,

 

I want to build a 69 GTO Convertible (by using the Revell 69 GTO kit). I just wanted to know if someone had created a resin convertible body for it?

 

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#2 dimaxion

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 09:54 AM

Shawn Carpenter sells  a resin '68 Conversion in 1/25 Scale . IIRC , the bodies ect were the same in '68 & '69 . The Grilles were different . Anyone else have more details between these two MY's ?  Thanx ..



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 10:56 AM

'68's would have vent windows, the '69's do not. Tailights were different between the years as well (I once owned a '69). ;)


Edited by MrObsessive, 05 June 2014 - 10:56 AM.


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Posted 05 June 2014 - 11:14 AM

Taillights/rear bumper are different.  Trunk lid my have changed to accommodate this.  Also the front valence and parking/side marker lights changed.


Edited by sfhess, 05 June 2014 - 11:15 AM.


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Posted 05 June 2014 - 01:47 PM

Felix,

Why not try removing the roof from your hardtop body?  There is a slight difference in the tops of the quarter panels between a convertible and a hardtop (convertibles are a little flatter) but that really doesn't make too much of a difference in scale unless you are just really, really picky.  Sanding the tops of the quarters to make them flatter is all it takes.  There should be a convertible boot available somewhere that you could use, or even make your own. 



#6 Craig Irwin

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 05:48 PM

R&R did a 1/25 69 GTO vert.