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  1. Picked cordoba brown and some gold color for the body, wheels and some engine details will be brown as well, the chassis will be in the gold, i will try my luck at painting carbon fiber for the bumpers and hood. Interior will be black with seats out of the f&f mustang due to the fact that i had to shave the floor to fit in the 71 body and those seats are shorter.
  2. Heres my entry, started with a gluebomb mach III from ebay and a left over 71 mustang body from my stash.
  3. If I can still join, Sign me up im enetering with a 1971 mustang mach 1 with the drivetrain out of the infamous mach III , will be called the Mustang Mach IV pics coming soon!
  4. Scott, you are correct about the mustang II in fact up to maybe recent years, in the past all mustangs in mexico were v8 cars. I have also read that Ford de Mexico was in charge of the engineering to shoehorn the 302 into the Mustang II engine bay.
  5. Great looking wheels, do you have a picture of the pegasus wheels you started with? I have a few wheels of the integra kit that would like to make like yours but wwant tomake sure I order the correct pegasus wheels/tire combo.
  6. Sure Scott, In 1972 there was no fastback bodied mustangs in Mexico so Ford De Mexico took a coupe body and created their own version of a "Mach 1" and they named it the GT 351, All the cars were 351 w 4 speed with full instrumentation Hurst shifter front power disk brakes ram air hood mach 1 grille honeycomb rear panel mach 1 gas cap Dana rear end standard interior with deluxe rim blow steering wheel. Im sure there is more to it but for the most part that is it
  7. yes i agree thats what came with the lightning kit they look too small on that one too !
  8. And now the final product, it had some challenges adn its not perfect by any means but im happy with the result
  9. Now for some primer! More Progress We have paint! I went with duplicolor sealer primer then duplicolor satin black topped off with testors dull cote for that flat black look i was after, combined that with gloss black wheels and gray/black interior i think it looks good.
  10. Well this is going to be more like a "On th Work bench / Under Glass" I know I should have done them separate but I got too involved in the build lol, this was my first kitbash other than a small engine or wheel swap. Enough talk here are the pics. I took these 2 kits a skill 1 Expedition adn a Skill 2 Lightning to create fords one off "Thunder" First thing was opening the hood of the expedition, cutting the engine bay out of the lightning and transplanting it to the expedition. Next for the interior tub mods, this took some thinking and doing so i could mount the chassis of the ligtning to the expedition.
  11. Its going out this mornig the tracking # is 9405503699300348600442
  12. Glad you guys like it, like i told Jeff i was hoping you would find my work up to par with everyones awesome skills here! thanks for the compliments. I left the traction bars off i didn't know if we wanted them on or not but they are ready just in case.
  13. Here ya go guys, Im just finishing up with the steering box and off to the next step (Jeff) it will go, Ill probably mail it out if not tomorrow Monday morning. Hope you like
  14. Woekrd on them last night and here is the end product ready to go on the car
  15. Bienvenido Charbel yo tambien soy de la Ciudad De Mexico pero vivo en San Antonio TX
  16. Hey guys thanks for the replies i knew yall would come through!! And a special thanks to Brett that was lightning quik!
  17. Hey guys, im building a replica car of my dads 1:1 1972 Mexican GT 351 mustang coupe, i got the resin body from motor city resins, and im down to the details to make it as close as i can to the real thing. I need some help with the side decals, all the kits of course have the Mach 1 side and trunk decals however my dads car has GT 351, i took a picture of them on the real car, what i need help with is someone thats handy with the photoshop that can take the picture i have and errase the yellow background and straighten it to where i can take that and print it out with thestors decal maker software and paper. Here are some pics of the model body and the decals i need. Thanks for all your help!
  18. I got the body saturday, ill be working on the suspension this week and ill ship the whole package for the next steps
  19. Im ready for when the chassis comes back
  20. Parts going out today to Billy for paint while i do my part! Priority Mail® 2-Day 9405 5036 9930 0258 7047 11 (Sequence Number 1 of 1) Scheduled Delivery Date: 03/22/2014 Shipped to: BILLY KAUNE
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