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This is my Revell Starsky & Hutch Ford Torino painted with Tamiya TS-49 Bright Red with a Tamiya TS-29 Semi Gloss Black interior.  Embossing powder for carpet, wheels from my parts box since I liked the offset on them better,  and a coiled cord for the Federal Signal Fireball emergency roof light.  I replace the suspension stubs with coiled springs for better realism.











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Your build looks perfect. Having watched your build on the Bench I know the effort you put into this to be as accurate as possible. I know it was a TV/Movie car, but it's hard to think that the Writers ever thought a Red with White stripe car could have been taken seriously as an Under Cover PD car.

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Thank you David, Christopher, Jim, and Carl!

2 hours ago, slusher said:

Super Sharp Mike! Any decal problems?

With the exception of the white stripe, the decals went on smoothly.  I found the white stripe a bear to deal with, getting them to line up correctly.  There are a couple of wrinkles that I am still trying to get out.

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  • 2 weeks later...

Thank you Tony, Mike, and Mike!

On 3/13/2018 at 2:37 PM, Foxer said:

That's a beautiful build, but were you tempted to put NH plates on it?  :)

Actually, no I wasn't tempted to!  Sorry!

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