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  1. espo added a post in a topic 1970 Pontiac Bonneville V12 pickup   

    Your stained real wood looks great. More realistic than decals or trying to paint wood. Are you going to raise the rear bed wood section to be level with the forward floor section or just have it stepped ??  I like the center blue spoon, but it depends on how you are envisioning the car. The 389 - 400 -421 - 455 engines all look alike. The differences are internal with different bores and strokes.  
  2. espo added a post in a topic What kit had a 1/25th Moon Gas Pedal?   

    The Moon Gas Pedal has appeared and disappeared in several reissues thru the years. If you have any older kits that are offered with a Drag Racing option that would be a great place to look.  
  3. espo added a post in a topic Calling it done. Revell 57 Ford Custom Wagon   

    Great looking wagon. I like the pin striping decals.
  4. espo added a post in a topic 61 AMT RANCHERO   

    Beautiful clean looking build.
  5. espo added a post in a topic 55 Crown Victoria   

    The engine from the '56 AMT kit will be fine. Ford offered the 239 cu in Overhead Valve engine first in 1954. In 1955 Ford changed the bore and stroke around to offer a 272 cu in and a 292 cu in engine based on the original  239 engine. For 1956 they had the same offerings and late in the model year they offered a 312 cu in version. All three displacements were offered in 1957 and in 1958 with the new FE engines starting at 331 cu in they dropped the earlier Y Block engines except for the 292 cu in that was kept as the base V-8. From the outside the Ford Y Blocks all looked alike. A 6 volt battery can be found in many of the Revell offerings of '30's and 40's Fords.  
  6. espo added a post in a topic Dodge Q3 light turquoise   

    MCW might be the best bet on accuracy. A little more expensive but it will be right. Or see if anyone carries Duplicolor paints.   
  7. espo added a post in a topic 1/24 race exhaust?   

    I would look at the local hardware store for brass or aluminum stock. This will give you the strength and yet be thin enough to look in scale.   
  8. espo added a post in a topic British Racing Green?   

    Tamiya #TS-43 Racing Green is a non metallic green that looks every bit the part of BRG. They also have #TS-9 that is listed as British Green and is just a shade darker  than TS-43.  
  9. espo added a post in a topic My version of Little Red Wagon   

    Very impressive so far. Did the exhaust headers on your build come with this kit ?? I'm looking for something like that for a different Hemi build.
  10. espo added a post in a topic Revell 83 H/O build   

    I have been enjoying following your build. I had a Monte Carlo SS that I ordered new in '86. It was white with the dark red cloth interior. When I built a model of that car I used Model Master #2904 Klin Red for the interior. It is a gloss finish but with a light dusting of flat clear at arms length the finish looked just like cloth. Just a thought for the future, but the interior dye spray might be even closer.
  11. espo added a post in a topic Amt 57 Chrysler 300C   

    The paint finish is awesome. Great painting detail work on the firewall and head lights.  
  12. espo added a post in a topic 1st WIP for 2017, the Tamiya 1/24 Morris Mini Cooper   

    Always thought these were interesting cars. This model really looks like a great build. At this point someone could almost make a Dune Buggy out of the platform.  
  13. espo added a post in a topic 1970 Pontiac Bonneville V12 pickup   

    Great idea for the transmission tunnel. I was going to suggest trying a partial picnic spoon for a firewall behind the dash.
  14. espo added a post in a topic 1969 Chevrolet Corvair (AMT)   

    Beautiful paint job. Are you going for a Stock build or something with some modifications ??
  15. espo added a post in a topic The Snakepit Sting Ray Rescue & Resto Shop   

    Looks like you have a few real nice old Corvettes to work your magic on.