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  1. Building this one for the Ohio challenge at the Buckeye classic this coming March. I ran through a ton of ideas and options and decided on this for my "inspiration" quick mock-up and we are in business
  2. Here is my Gremlin street freak all finished except the license plate. (I'll do that tomorrow) Here is a quick run down of the build:Chassis-Scratchbuilt front frame section.-Smoothed chassis pan/gas tank removed-Scratchbuilt ladder bars-Rear springs from 1933 Willys gasser-Ford 9" rear end from the 1962 tbird kit-Front axle from 1933 Willys gasser-Scenes Unlimited Brake backer plates-Scenes Unlimited 5 slot mags-Competition Resin rear slicks-Competition Resin front wheels and tires-All chrome is Alclad, no kit chrome remains Engine-Blueprinter parts pack Hemi engine-Scratchbuilt intake manifolds-Scratchbuilt headers -Scratchbuilt valley pan-Competition Resin moon valve covers -AMT injector stacks-Scratchbuilt metering valve-MAD distributer -Detail Master Moon tank-All chrome is Alclad, no kit chrome remains Interior-Diamond pleats made from evergreen tile-Parts box seats-Scratchbuilt roll bar-Nail polish finish to simulate metal flake vinyl-Detail Master lime ignition wire piping Body-Scratchbuilt front and rear roll pans- Wet-n-wild lime nail polish - Purple nail polish and Alclad hot metal violet- Custom cut stencils- Brushed baremetal foil outline stripping - 3 coats of urethane clear coat- Theater lighting "filter" for window tint Work in progress link: http://www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/topic/102367-gremlin-street-freak-gasser-done-831/ I'm sure there's more.. It's been a long project and I'm glad to wrap it up. Now the photos!
  3. Here is a project ive been working on for a while. Using the Gremlin X kit, and the 1933 Willys Gasser kit as the main donors. The main idea was a wild chromed out gasser show car. Something from the late 70's early 80's show car circuit. Name = Gizmo Color Scheme = Bright Green with Purple Windows and Accents, Chrome Everything Interior = Metal Flake Silver Vinyl with Diamond Pleats Engine = Early 392 Hemi with Hilborn Injection Overall Look = Wild. Here is the progess so far: First thing was to lop off the factory front end and make some new frame rails. I made these the correct width to accept the Willys front axle and springs. Rough Suspension Mockup Check the stance and fit of the hemi Removal of pesky fuel tank, and chassis smoothing. Suspension Mounts and new wheels and tires from Comp Resins. Switch out from the funky willys rear end to the 9" out of the AMT 62 Thunderbird Scratch built some ladder bars, and finished up the chassis mounts. (still need shocks and steering linkage)
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