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  1. Is that a cobbled together chassis or is it from the 64 Lindberg Plymouth kit?
  2. Nice work on the GT-40. If you weren't around in 66 you have no idea what a big deal Ford winning Leman's was. There were only 3 sports cars of any importance then in most of America. The Corvette because it was American made, the Cobra, the legend was beginning to grow and so was the price and Ferrari , because it was a Ferrari. They made some beautiful cars. It seemed for the first time the general public, not just the sports car fan, was interested in GT racing. The way Ford won, dominating a race most of America had only heard about, proved America could do almost anything. Again nice work on the Ken Miles Ford GT.
  3. nice work on the Bee. Seems like back in 69 the Super Bee was very popular we had a saying back then everybody and his brother owned a Super bee. Most were 383's but a few had the 440-6. Seemed more popular than the Roadrunner. Oh and most had a big Dodge decal on the rear quarters. Again nice work.
  4. I bought a pro-street Plymounth with the red car on the box and inside was a stock road runner. So buyer beware.
  5. I picked up a tall spoiler for 5 bucks from some resin caster. Think maybe it was Hart but not sure. Better than paying 30 bucks for a Baldwin kit.
  6. Great work Steve. ! Question, Glue Kit or Pro-modeler with paint removed and redone? Sorry can't tell
  7. Didn't I read somewhere that the Flocks had a sister that was a racer. I think the article said she may have been the best of the bunch.
  8. Fine looking build. always had a soft spot for the 66/67 Fairlane
  9. Worked with a young guy who had a 64. It was light green, bench seat maybe, not sure. He had made a ram air system for it using dryer hose with the scoops mounted under the bumper. Nice looking GTO in a not seen much color.
  10. I have read over the years that Huggar orange and Hemi Orange are the same color. Don't know about Poppy Red but again MRN radio, back in the day, described the K&K Dodge as a tomato red. HPIguy who does tutorials on Youtube about building models used TS-23 for Petty Blue and Tamiya Bright red for the red color and it looked great. I do believe real Petty red is Fluorescent but doesn't always photograph the same color.
  11. I bought a bunch of Cady decals when he was going out of business. I know I have a set with gold stripes will look tonight to see if I have any other. May take the weekend to answer.
  12. Try Hart resin parts I think they make a set of "correct" 67's. I've bought some of their products can't tell much difference between their stuff and plastic.
  13. Isn't one of the Jurassic Park cars Jeff Gordon drove a slab side Monte. I'm pretty sure the Dale Sr. 3 Daytona winner is. Really need to check my stash.
  14. Back in the day I heard MRN radio describe the color as "tomato red" if that helps.
  15. Great looking build. I'm a big Wood Brothers fan and an even bigger Hokie Fan. Don't do to many new cars so I have a couple of questions. Where do you get the tire stripe material? And how do you lower the stance? I'm working on this car now, if it ends up looking half as nice as yours I'll be satisfied. Again Beautiful stuff.
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