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What kits are these from?

1. Hood - top

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Bottom. 

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2. Hood - top. Looks like a Pontiac, but doesn't match any kits I've seen.

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3. Visor? Hood scoop? Any clues?

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Thanks for playing. 

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The last one looks like a van hood.

But I'm not sure what year or make.

 

Steve

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#2 looks like the hood from AMT's 1970 Thunderbird. 

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Steve is correct on the 3rd pic being from a van. It is a hood cover that came in some of the earlier MPC Dodge van kits.

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16 hours ago, Perspective Customs said:

#2 looks like the hood from AMT's 1970 Thunderbird. 

I tend to agree with that.

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Or, possibly a 71 T-bird:

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Ok, I'll match it up with the Round 2 reissue that I have. I've been thinking it was a Pontiac hood, never even thought about it being a Ford.

The hood cover is a match for a custom part on a mid 70s Dodge van.

Now, if anyone knows what car the orange hood goes to....

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Orange hood has me stumped. Do you have a grille that might match up to the contours on the hood?

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37 minutes ago, Bucky said:

Orange hood has me stumped. Do you have a grille that might match up to the contours on the hood?

No, I don't. The hood was loose in a box full of miscellaneous parts. It's a smaller size, like a Mustang or Cougar. And it has hook hinges like an old AMT or MPC kit from the 60s. Other than that, I have no clue.

I can't even tell if it's a stock or custom hood. Although the fiberglass texture on the bottom tells me it might be the latter. 

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I'm thinking the same thing about it being a custom hood.

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That orange hood might be the custom hood from an AMT '76 Nova.  There would be a custom front end piece to go with it.  I've never had that kit, so it's a guess.  There was no stock/custom '75 Nova, and the '77 had all of the optional parts eliminated.  So, if it's from the Nova, it has to be a '76. 

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1 hour ago, Mark said:

That orange hood might be the custom hood from an AMT '76 Nova.  There would be a custom front end piece to go with it.  I've never had that kit, so it's a guess.  There was no stock/custom '75 Nova, and the '77 had all of the optional parts eliminated.  So, if it's from the Nova, it has to be a '76. 

I looked up AMT 76 Nova online. Kit no. is T472, but I couldn't find any pictures of the contents. If anybody can find pictures of the parts for this kit or the instruction sheet, please post it here. I'm dying to know where this part came from. Thanks.

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4 hours ago, Mark said:

That orange hood might be the custom hood from an AMT '76 Nova. 

 

2 hours ago, Oldcarfan27 said:

I looked up AMT 76 Nova online. Kit no. is T472, but I couldn't find any pictures of the contents.

Do a "Completed Items" search on eBay, and you'll likely get some hits with images...see top right of below image:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Super-Rare-Vintage-AMT-1976-Chevy-Nova-1-25-Scale-Model-Car-Kit-T472-/273224889345?nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557&nma=true&si=TdL1tcmxwBcP8l%2FjiXzKD5svIiw%3D&orig_cvip=true

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Those parts would make the Nova look something like a Pontiac...too bad the rest of the kit doesn't look much like a Nova...

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That looks about like the same hood.

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Yep, that's it! Now I want to find those other custom parts and attach them to a Nova for a Ventura clone!

Thanks guys.

I'll post more oddball parts like these as I find them. It's fun learning where they came from.😁

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