larman added a topic in Drag Racing ModelsB/Stock '64 GTOPolar Lights '64 GTO built as a B/Stock drag car. Pretty much out of the box but has the following additions: Plug wires and oil drain plug added to engine, SD exhaust headers from the Revell parts pack with scratch built cut outs made from solder.They are finished with photoetched flanges. Steel wheels from the parts box: fronts from AMT '58 Chevy and rears from Revell Thunderbolt. Suspension is raised all around, with the front slightly higher. Interior has flocking added and side windows made from acetate with sponsor decals from Slixx. Rear tires are slicks from the kit with whitewall added. Thanks for looking! -Larman
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larman added a topic in On The WorkbenchFirst WIP of 2011 -"La Cucaracha"This started as a "pif" from another board. It was just the bare body, interior shell and frame. The idea is barn find/ patinaed car made into a gasser. AMT '40 Ford sedan delivery. Everything used is genuine "junk" parts. About the only nice items on it thus far are the rear tires and they were off a junked '57 Corvette gasser I bought. Engine will be a BBC with either a blower or tunnel ram and fenderwell headers. -Larman
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larman added a topic in Under GlassLast Build for 2010, '51 Chevy Gasser.Finally finished the 1951 Chevy gasser, with very little time to spare until the new year!
This started out as a built custom that had no direction. I bought it at the flea market for $2.50.
Color: Testors Lacquers Huggar orange with black and silver interior.
Engine/trans: 348 from AMT '58 chevy
carb and air cleaner -MPC Switchers
Front wheels: American 5 spokes from AMT '62 Chevy on AMT Firestones.
Rear Wheels: steel wheels on slicks from AMT '58 Chevy.
Front suspension, axle and traction bars: AMT '37 Chevy.
Rear: AMT '57 Ford
Seats: AMT '34 ford Pick up.
Roll Bar: AMT '49 Ford
Shifter: Ertl '50 Olds diecast bank.
Moon tank: AMT '36 Ford
Mufflers: AMT '66 Mustang.
Scratch built/ modified items: Rear wheelwells radiused with lip, motor and trans mounts, fenderwell headers and exhaust.
Thanks for looking! -Larman
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larman added a topic in Under Glass"Strip Monster" '32 FordRecently finished this'32 Ford. First pic is how I got it in a box of builts. The rest are after the resto. The idea was to try and keep the original "vibe",just make it a cleaner better build. Thanks for looking- Larry
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larman added a topic in Under GlassMonogram Beer Wagon Show Rod Finished!I built this Beer Wagon while on vacation in Florida. I painted the main parts with Tamiya Camel Yellow before we left.
The model is basically box stock with some detail painting, but I did change the interior color to red. I also added red flocking for carpeting. This is the first Show Rod I have ever built in around 30 years of model building...I must say it was kinda fun! Thanks for looking! -Larman
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