Dragon7665

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  1. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 1975 Dodge Dart Sport by MPC   

    Dusters and Darts are fairly similar, so the chassis parts and majority of the body parts are the same, but the frontend of the two is noticeably different... Flatter Grille & Header Panel for the Duster, as opposed to the peaked & pointed Dart frontend... There are afew other changes here and there throughout the cars...
  2. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic Rare 66 Johan Toranado Gluebomb Restored   

    Fantastic Save Bro, and Nicely done!
    Longtime Favorite car of mine, cause I had a fullsize '66 Toro for 35yrs of my 37yr life(had to part with it back in March)... It was Krazy to drive with the performance rebuild my father did on the 425, espeically doing doughnuts and FWD Burnouts... Hehehehe
  3. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic Custom / Concept '09 Challenger SportWagon: August 5   

    Too bad this wasnt continued, looks like there was a Euro Fullsized version built, if not a PS Version atleast...

  4. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 20" Honeycombs   

    Your Snowflakes Look Awesome Bro! I have an Old '72 GTO Promo that I would love to put some 20" Honeycombs on it though...
  5. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 1946 dodge in resin   

    http://www.rocketfin.com/resin_product.cfm?id=3880
    Seems to have possibly needed a '41 plymouth kit to build it more than a curbside, and since TKM isnt in business anymore, I could see people trying to get $110 out of their dust collector...
  6. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 2008 Dodge Magnum Conversion   

    Haha that is Awesome and Very Exciting to hear Mike, definitely please keep me up to date on the progress, cause I would definitely like to have a 08 Non-SRT and a 08 SRT version of my Mag to display...
  7. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic M 715 Gladiator   

    Great Job, Very Clean build of one of my Favorite Military Workhorses... I got a Revell Honcho stashed away to do something similar in the future...
  8. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic VW Golf GTI   

    Wow Impressive work for someone who considers himself a "Rookie"... Looks Great, and cant wait to see it finished
  9. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 1959 Buick Custom: Re-done   

    Great Score, I picked up a convertible with a crushed windshield for $2.00 15yrs ago, and was finally able to find a fairly clean yellow plastic hardtop promo about 5yrs ago for $40... Ive wanted to build the convert as a Kustom and paint the hardtop Nassau Blue, just havent had the ability since theyre stashed in my storeage unit for some time now...
  10. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 2008 Dodge Magnum Conversion   

    Thanks for the headsup Joe, and yeah Ive had plans on building a Prowler 3.5L to semi resemble the way I want mine to look like... The frontend portion is my main concern, though it would be nice to have a fairly accurate interior too... I just suck at Scratch Building...
  11. Dragon7665 added a topic in Car Aftermarket / Resin   

    2008 Dodge Magnum Conversion
    I have a Fullsize 08 Dodge Magnum that I would like to replicate inscale, but there is quite afew differences between the 05-07's... It would especially be nice if someone offered a conversion kit for both the 08 Non SRT and 08 MSRT... My 08 started out as a Non SRT HO SXT, that last year was converted over to the MSRT frontend...

    I have plenty of other Friends that would be more than interested in the conversion kits as well...
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  12. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic Lindberg 1/25 Dodge L-700 & IMC Trailers   

    You're right with that thinking Harry, for the most part those trucks were meant for Local Hauling, and smaller trailers as well.... I remember seeing the same type Dodge Trucks running around the Seattle/Tacoma/Everett USPS locations up until maybe the early-mid 1990's.... There was quite a few of the Drivers that would tow fairly loaded 48' Boxed Trailers, and Flatbeds loaded with Surplus JEEPs, back and forth to all of those locations.... Most of the drivers tried to Blow the dang engines/trans, so that they could finally get rid of the old work horses....

    I forget how long I used to see the Chocolate Brown UPS Versions running around their yards, and a lot of those drivers had the same thrashing practices the USPS Drivers had, but more of them seemed to get caught frequently towing the bigger trailers too far with them(They were Maxed Out Capacity wise, and they would get popped by the State Patrol Officers that knew the trucks capacity(WSP had some they used))....
  13. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic 1977 Monte Carlo   

    Amazing Job Tonio! To me these Bodies look so much better with Chrome D's or Astro Supremes, so you made a fine choice there Bro! Makes me miss my Pop's ol' '76 though
  14. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic Subaru Impreza WRC Monte Carlo   

    Awsome Scooby One of the Many ways I would love to have a Fullsize Version, especially in that Blue(My Fav Kolor)!!! Definitely Bring on that Bike, and as Others have already stated..... THANK YOU for your Service
  15. Dragon7665 added a post in a topic What IS it with these plastic engine covers...??   

    Meh I had an '86 3.8L Park Avnue 4dr., and an '87 3.8L Lesabre 2dr, and both hands down were the easiest & most fun cars to work on.... Granted I had to lay over the top of the engines to reach the Number 4 Plugs, that was more than an acceptable evil for me, as I could change the Alt in 10 Mins(Including removing and replacing the Serpetine Belt), 25 mins to change the Water Pump, and etc..... The Fact that their hoods tilted forward made it that much easier and comfortable to get my 6'4" 285Lbs frame in there.....

    Really the worest ones were the Chevy Beretta's,Pontiac Leman's, and similar cars, as those ones you did have to tilt the engines forward for the most access....


    The Biggest Problem you had going for you, is the fact that you had to deal with an F-body..... When the '93's came onto the scene, all engine compartment went out the door...... Really the only way to Change the Plugs on an F-Body LT1, is to have the car on a lift, and reach up to do the change from below....

    Even with the Larger '94-96 B/D-Body Caprices/Impala's and Etc, most all Dealer Techs want to change their LT1 Plugs from below, but I was able to do mine along with the Plug wires from above..... It took me 1hr & 45mins to do it, but that was cause I couldn't figure out right away how to route the wires behind the Front Accessory Brackets, without doing the required Removal & Replacement..... Finally figured out that I could run the wire with the boots & brackets still in place, just by using some string, and a straightened coat hanger...... The Positive with my Caprice, is that the Plugs are 100,000 Mile Triple Plats, so I got another 60,000 before they need to be replaced.....


    When it comes to the Engine Covers, those actually came about, in an attempt to clean up/beautify the Engine Compartments(Several Studies have shown, that the majority of New car Buyers, would much rather not have to look at their engines..Also when they did, they wanted something that they could easily wipe off to make it look a little more cleaner(Ie Big Ol' Plastic Cover).....

    More and More Companies are making it difficult for all to do even the simplest Maintainence Routines..... My '08 3.5L V6 Dodge Magnum for Example, lacks an Engine Cover, but it has a Plastic two part Intake Manifold, and you have to remove the Upper portion of the Intake just to change the plugs on the Right side...... Under the Engine, there is a Belly Pan to cover the Oil Pan, Oil Filter, and even the Trans Pan, so that needs to be removed everytime you want to do an Oil Change.... To keep you from attempting to check your Transfluid, or even Service your Automatic Trans, there is no Trans-Dipstick, and there is a Cap Plug on the Trans Tube that Clearly states "Do Not Remove, Service To Be By Dealer Only ".....