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Dale Earnhardt jr 2001 Bud monte carlo

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I have been working on this for quite some time and have finally finished. I found every reference I could of the actual Daytona car and tried to match it. All the way down to the tape limiting air flow in the front grill. I enjoyed every hour sent working on this car. Biggest issue was the decals were brittle and didn't want to stick as the kit is 15 years old. Also, this kit did not come with the decals that said Budweiser or Bud. Instead it came with Dale for the hood and Earnhardt jr for the side. I ordered decal paper and through computer magic was able to make the Bud decals among others that was on his 2001 Daytona car. There is also a tread of the build under on the work bench. Thanks for looking, and let me know comments and criticism to help improve the next build.

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Wow, making your own decals sounds intimidating.  I'm sure they can't market beer to the "youth market" these kits are aimed at.  Nice job.

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Wow, making your own decals sounds intimidating.  I'm sure they can't market beer to the "youth market" these kits are aimed at.  Nice job.

making the decals was not has hard as i thought it would be. What is hard is if the decal has white or needs any white color, you need to get white decal paper. The hard part is when you need to cut it out. I needed to use a xacto knife to cut the decal along the black lines of the letter. Yea at the time this kit was made I'm sure that was the issue but it must have changes. His later models did not have this problem.

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You did an awesome job!!!

Thank you for getting it for me. I have been looking for it for a while

 

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