Johnt671

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About Johnt671

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  • Birthday 03/17/1950

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  • Scale I Build 1/24 1/25

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  • Location Sugarloaf, PA
  • Full Name John Romaine

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  1. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Started Lindbergs 25 Ford Tall T   

    Here's the box art.

     
    A couple of pictures of the big motor fitment. I'm going with the flat head for this one. The other one is a who knows.


     
    Even with the motor moved back as far as it will go without trimming, it looks too long to fit at the front end.
  2. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Started Lindbergs 25 Ford Tall T   

    I've decided to go with the flat head. The 390 would be hard for me to fit. I tested it out again and it would need a lot of cutting to get it to fit. The kit has a lot of nice extra parts with it including some chrome tools. I'm getting ready to go to a car show, but after the show I'll post a picture of the other side of the motor and of the box. I picked two of them up at Ollies a few months ago for $7.99 each.
  3. Johnt671 added a topic in On The Workbench   

    Started Lindbergs 25 Ford Tall T
    Started working on The Tall T a few days ago. Here's a picture of where it is now.
     

     
    I'm planning a late 50s early 60s style build and while the kit has several options for a flat head, it also has a T-bird motor included, which I'd like to use. The directions say that the firewall must be trimmed to use this motor, but the starter and bell housing by the starter hit the frame. I can handle the firewall trim, but I don't know how to solve the starter problem without cutting the starter and bell housing off the motor. I don't want to make it look like too much of a hack job. If anyone has built this kit, and used this motor, would you let me know how you handled it Here's a picture of the motor. Thanks.
     

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  4. Johnt671 added a post in a topic muscle cars   

    Nice stuff.
  5. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Arnie Beswicks 62 Pontiac Temptest   

    Thanks.
  6. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Arnie Beswicks 62 Pontiac Temptest   

    Darn!
  7. Johnt671 added a topic in Drag Racing Models   

    Arnie Beswicks 62 Pontiac Temptest
    I just finished this one. I needed a break from trying to super detailing (still learning) kept it simple. Other than the Slixx decals and a blower it is from the box. I enjoyed seeing Arnie race back in the day, and it looks nice stacked on top of his Catalina I built a while ago.




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  8. Johnt671 added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    Picked this one up at Hobby Lobby. I'm planning a 60's style street/gasser build if I can pull it off.


  9. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Yankee Peddler   

    Very nice. I remember seeing that car race back in the day.
  10. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Monogram Bugatti Type 35   

    Back in my younger days I built a few of these. It's such a nice looking car, and your build came out nice. It looks like its off to E-Bay for another kit for my collection.
  11. Johnt671 added a post in a topic MOVIE REVIEW / RECOMMENDATION - "Love & Mercy"   

    I was around when the Beach Boys came up. A few years ago I got to see Brain Wilson in concert to promote his new album. It was great to see a legend in action.
  12. Johnt671 added a post in a topic ’67 SS 327 Nova   

    Super job.
  13. Johnt671 added a post in a topic Sources for 4 and 6 clyinder engines   

    The Pontiac Fiero kits I have come with a 2.5 4 and a 2.8 six.
  14. Johnt671 added a post in a topic What did you see on the road today?   

    Here's some from this weekend.

    My 1st in class Fiero.


    A nice Ford with a 428.


    1903 Olds.



  15. Johnt671 added a post in a topic To all veterans   

    Thanks and the same to you.