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1962 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster

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This is my '62 T-Bird Roadster painted with Testors White Lightning One Coat Lacquer with a Model Master Insignia Red interior.  I lowered the suspension and trimmed the whitewalls on the tires.  The engine is wired.

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Very nice ! Love those cars.

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Nice build on a Good subject ,Very Nice.

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Very nice! The tires and wheels look great and the stance of the car is spot on.

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Nice! I'm glad you lowered it, that makes it look so much better. Usually everyone builds this with the stance as supplied by AMT which is ridiculous. 

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 Good looking Bird!! Sharp build, Mike

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Beautiful build, I'm glad you were able to finish it.

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Outstanding work on the foil, this 'bird is a bear for that.  Great model.

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Love it!

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Nice looking tbird.

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Gorgeous 'Bird! I'm a big fan of the White Lightning Pearl too... I did a 56 for my wife with it.

 

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Looks great!

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That's a beautiful, clean, job, Mike! My fingers ache from that sharp edged foil

 

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Nice job, great stance

greg

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Gorgeous 'Bird! I'm a big fan of the White Lightning Pearl too... I did a 56 for my wife with it.

 

wowza!  That's one fine bird

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Nice! I'm glad you lowered it, that makes it look so much better. Usually everyone builds this with the stance as supplied by AMT which is ridiculous. 

I agree, you have done a great job on this sweet bird. That foiling job...fantastic!  I am going to try doing foiling again on my new project, a 53 ford pick-up.  

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Very nice Bird! I like the sports roadsters. Good color choices - looks sharp!

Sam

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Beautiful job Mike!

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I like that!!!!!

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Thank you everyone!  I have heard and read of others having a bear of a time getting the chassis/interior into the body.  I looked it over real good before inserting the chassis/interior into the body and found that if the interior is not properly installed, the body will not fit over the interior side panels.  Careful assembly and a couple of business cards and everything went into each other like it should.  Foiling wasn't that bad either.  I spent just over an hour foiling the body and I was done!  The lowered suspension is a must for this kit and it was easy to accomplish by inverting the front spindles and re-arching the rear springs.

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nice job ;)

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Thank you Ken!  

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