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GoodbuildNY

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  1. I would love to pick one of these up. I had a 91 LX 5.0 that I’ve always wanted to build a model of. How or where can I pick one up ?
  2. Made some progress on this one. Most fab/fit work as well as final mock up is done. I’ve started painting everything now. Comments and questions are always welcome
  3. I’ve ordered from them a few times and never had any issues. The orders came just as quickly as some orders I’ve received from state side companies.
  4. Hello all, so I purchased this built up on EBay for $20 or $30 ( can’t quite remember exactly) a while ago. It was fairly complete but I took it apart and threw the painted stuff into the purple pond. The plan came to me quickly.... not stock,not even day 2..... I’m going for that 6-7 year old muscle car turned into a nasty street machine... a “ day 6 “ theme. Go fast parts and mean look . It will have a tunnel fed 429 SCJ, cragars , black paint and a black vinyl top. I included a few photos showing what I started with and how it’s going. Used a couple other kits as donors ( Revell 70 torino & Amt 71 cyclone nascar kit ) as well as raiding my parts box and several parts from Missing link ( BIG thank you to missing link ! )
  5. My cyclone restoration currently getting some bench time.....
  6. I never even attempted it with this build. This build was just a quick/ fun build and I didn’t really want to invest extra time in getting the doors to work well. Instead I focused more on getting the stance right and opening up the radius of the rear wheel openings. Wish I opened them more actually.
  7. Thank you for the compliment. It was basically same scenario for me. Built one back in early eighties when I was younger but wanted to build another now that My skills have gotten better some 30+ years later lol. Sure it’s a fiddly old Revell kit but I’ve certainly built worse and sometimes I enjoy the challenge of making it better. Definitely give it a shot Thank you. I love gassers as well and felt I had to have a good looking Henry J gasser in the collection. Bad reviews/opinions aside, it can still present well. Thank you
  8. My order has arrived and NO SURPRISE........ it looks awesome!! So worth the wait. Thank you Steve for all the work you did in making the master and thank you Ed for making it possible for the rest of us to have these parts. I did purchase a few other parts as well for future project. If anyone hasn’t checked out Ed’s other products I strongly recommend you do. Over the years I’ve purchased many other things ( chopped deuce, hoods ....etc ) and hands down some of the nicest out there on top outstanding customer service.
  9. I live close and plan on checking it out, I’ll let you guys know
  10. I second this method and they’re relatively inexpensive new ... even cheaper at garage sales
  11. I’d love to pick up one of those Shelby convertibles but the site already says sold out. I keep missing it. 🙁
  12. I don’t have Facebook but I can use a friends to try to get a hold of Dmitry. I’ve got 20x9.5 & 20x11’s CS66 on my 07 Shelby and want to do the same as you and build a replica of my car. I’ve got CS3’s on my 19 GT in the same size that I’d also like to replicate. Hopefully Dmitry can help out. What did you use for a source for tires ?
  13. Ed is a great guy and when I ordered he told the wait would be longer than normal. I don’t mind waiting ,as I said above worth the wait. Been great watching yours come along though.
  14. Looks absolutely beautiful ! Nice work . I’m still waiting for my order but obviously WELL worth the wait.
  15. Looks great ! What 3D printer did the wheels come from? Do they do custom orders? I’m looking for Shelby CS66’s and CS3’s
  16. I’d like to know also. I’ve been waiting to build some of my trucks because I haven’t found a large enough case without a huge price tag.
  17. Sorry, forgot to mention that this 64 tempest body was warped pretty good and worse the windshield frame was crushed on the driver side although nothing broke. All problems have been fixed using the above method..... and patience.
  18. I’m sure the subject of warped/ twisted bodies, windshield frames and frames has been discussed many times on here but I thought I’d take a moment to share my solution on here with everyone. If it’s been brought up before than I apologize in advance. Anyway here’s a few pics and brief explanation... FIRST..... you must be patient. It’s takes up to a couple months to conform depending on the plastic. I went out and bought a big tub of a basic lego set. I assemble the legos to form a solid,even base to clamp the part to. When I’m happy with the contact points I clamp the part to the buck. Do not clamp it really hard as it could cause more warping or distortion. I clamp it until the part is to the point I want it to end up then go a tiny bit more. Next you’ll need a heat source. I have electric baseboard in one of the rooms in my house. I position the buck and part about 3 foot above the heater and leave it alone for at least a month. At that point I let the heat cycles from the heater do it’s thing. This method has worked for me EVERY time but like I said earlier it takes time. During the summer months this will likely not work for most as your heat will probably not be on. I save most of these repairs for the winter time for that reason. I would definitely caution against constant heat or putting the set up too close to the heat source. Hopefully this helps someone.
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