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1/16 Beach City Corvette: On the bench 8/19/17

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Hello......thank you all so very much for your kind comments......I really do appreciate them:).......I got the proof sheet from GWS decals and attached them to the body for size check........I added some details to the front end.......I made some tins for the body.......I made a coil,  steering wheel, and parachute lever.........I also made a parachute brkt.......I modified the 1/18 scale GMP wheels to fit Paul Rowes resin tires and modified the wheels to be removable and also made some hubs......... and modified a scoop to resemble the 1:1 scoop........thanks for looking

 

 

 

 

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Few more WIP pics.......

 

 

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Few more WIP pics.......

 

 

 

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And a few more......thanks.

 

 

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Scratchbuilding goodness via cranking the volume to 11.

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Nice Work John !

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Looking' good lil' Buddy...B)

 

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It all looks great John, but those tins are something else. Geez.....

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Incredible craftsmanship and fabrication. This not that far from building the actual car in 1:1 just takes up less garage space.

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Amazing fab, John! The decals are going to look great, too.

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Hi John, it was nice speaking with you yesterday and I just know we'll get a killer update in the next few days.  I know you have some more things up your sleeve for this car.  cheers, tim

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Hi John, it was nice speaking with you yesterday and I just know we'll get a killer update in the next few days.  I know you have some more things up your sleeve for this car.  cheers, tim

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Hi John, it was nice speaking with you yesterday and I just know we'll get a killer update in the next few days.  I know you have some more things up your sleeve for this car.  cheers, tim

Yes,Tim.......it was nice to get caught up on things......you are a real inspiration to me......can`t wait to see your next up-date too:)

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Posted (edited)

I can only sit back an marvel at what you create brother,  just AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!

 

Randy

P.S.   Happy Birthday !!!!!   Glad to see you caught up to me:D

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Happy birthday John :)

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I am diggin' this project. I do have a question. Is it just me, or is the timing cover placed way up too high in this photo? It looks like the position would put the camshaft/fuel pump right into the intake manifold.

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Posted (edited)

I am diggin' this project. I do have a question. Is it just me, or is the timing cover placed way up too high in this photo? It looks like the position would put the camshaft/fuel pump right into the intake manifold.

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Yes,.......it`s just the way I mocked-ed it up by accident.......it will be moved into the correct position .......Mark Johnson resin engines have pins to connect engine parts together .......and I put the timing cover in the wrong hole.......thanks

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I love your work sir!!  This thing is killer!  Amazing work!

 

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