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A Pair of Chevys - The Impala

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AMT 67 Impala SS427.

Paint:  Exterior is airbrushed MCW Marina Blue with Tamiya TS-13 clearcoat from the can.  Interior is airbrushed Testors Light Ivory topcoated with Tamiya Pearl White from the can.  Engine is Scalefinishes Chevy Engine Orange.

Aftermarket:  Plug wires, battery cables, Keith Marks decal scripts.

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That looks really nice!

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What a beauty. The colour really suits it, and the engine bay detail is particularly well done. I take it that's a correct colour for the real car that year?

One day about 12 years ago, I got home (in North London back then) to find that somebody a few streets away had a '67 Chevy coupe on their driveway! It was a sort of notch back rather than a fast back like this one. He had bought it on the internet, drunk! I never saw it again, I suspect it was a little more than he bargained for.

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I agree with Simon - a beauty!

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What a gorgeous clean build!!

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That's really nice!

Nicest one I've seen in a while!

 

Steve

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Quite beautiful!

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Gorgeous work!

Later-

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LOOKS fabulous, GREAT JOB

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I like the year of the car and you did a super job building it.

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Beautiful work!  The '67 is one of the best looking IMO.

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Ive always been a big fan of the 60's Chevys. You have built a fine example of one. Very Nice!

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Looking good!

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  • Beautiful build!!

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What a beauty. The colour really suits it, and the engine bay detail is particularly well done. I take it that's a correct colour for the real car that year?

One day about 12 years ago, I got home (in North London back then) to find that somebody a few streets away had a '67 Chevy coupe on their driveway! It was a sort of notch back rather than a fast back like this one. He had bought it on the internet, drunk! I never saw it again, I suspect it was a little more than he bargained for.

Yes, Marina Blue was a '67 color.

I lived in the UK many years ago when I was in the Air Force.  I can relate to the "more than he bargained for" comment - at least as far as size is concerned.  I can't imagine driving that beast on some of the narrow village roads and roundabouts.  You would definitely have the right of way, as you would probably take up most of the road!

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Gorgeous!

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Looks great!!

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Outstanding build in every way. As others have related past encounters with big Impalas. In the fall of '67 I was ordering a '68 full size Bel Air coupe.  On the showroom floor they had a Marina Blue '67 Impala 427 SS with the Pearl White bucket seat interior.  So yes that is very much a valid color combo and it looked just as great in 1:1.  

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Nice job, super clean build.  Growing up our 1:1 '68 Impala was a very similar color blue.

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Very nice, very clean build!

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LOOKS fabulous, GREAT JOB

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Great detail. Love the color

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Very....VERY nice.

I've got one of these kits for later on. You may have just given me my color combo.

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Pure Ëye Candy Tom, well done mate!

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