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'70 Grande

1/24 or 1/25 Ford 428 Cobra Jet engines; which kits?

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I am gathering parts for a 1/25 '69 Ford Torino Drag Car build, and I'm curious which 1/24 or 1/25 kits had the best representation of the April 1968-released, Factory-stock 1:1 Ford 428 Cobra Jet engine.  Below, I've listed a small number of kits that came with this motor, but am curious which kit out there might be the most-accurate representation.

1/25 Revell 1969 Ford Mustang Super CJ, (soon to be reissued)

1/25 AMT 1968 Shelby Mustang GT-500

1/25 AMT 1969 Ford Torino, (or Talladega Torino)

1/24 Monogram 1969 Ford Talladega Torino

1/24 Monogram 1969 Shelby Mustang GT-500, (or convertible)

Are there any other kits that have this engine that might be even better/more-accurate? 

Looking for opinions... thanks!

 

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I think your best bet is the Shelby kits, that engine is great and those kits are very easy to find.

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I would say the 69 Shelby.  SAE did some articles on all Ford V8s.

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I assume you gentlemen are referring to the Monogram '69 Shelby kits, correct?

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51 minutes ago, '70 Grande said:

I assume you gentlemen are referring to the Monogram '69 Shelby kits, correct?

They originally came out in Revell boxes. Have they been reissued under Monogram? 

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4 hours ago, '70 Grande said:

I assume you gentlemen are referring to the Monogram '69 Shelby kits, correct?

The 1/25 Revell kits.

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MPC '69-'73 Mercury Cougar kits have a 428 CJ, also the AMT/Ertl '69 Cougar.  This is a different kit from the MPC '69 but the engine in it is the one from the MPC kit. 

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Yea Tim Boyd's article picks the MPC '73 Cougar and AMT '69 Cougar 428CJ as the two best.

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