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jjsipes

Bobby Allison Early 80's

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With the Daytona 500 upon us and my 69 Hurst Olds fighting me, I thought I'd get these out and work on them a little. Had painted and decaled a couple years ago but never gotten around to finishing them. Chassis's are painted and then cleared with Tamiya Semi Gloss Clear. Looks better than Gloss or Flat to me on the chassis. Tired have been delettered  and decaled and shot with Flat clear. Looks great but they seem to want to stick to everything. Don't even remember what Flat Clear I used

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They look great, Bobby was the man!

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Loved to watch the Alabama Gang way back when.  

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Looks like you match the orange to the Hardee’s car perfect.Best match ive seen.What color brand did you use?

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Paint & decals look great Jason.

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Those look Great so far Jason

.. I had a problem with Tamiya Flat Clear staying sticky for a while.. when I ran out of Testors Dullcote one time.

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Been working on the chassis for the 81 Hardees Buick. Been a while since I had built one of these. Been looking for some reference pictures and building. Had a tight squeeze getting the engine in with the headers installed since I had the firewall and roll cage glued together prior to paint. I know the kit headers are wrong but just feels good to get something accomplished.

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First attempt at using heat shrink for tall bar padding. Not to bad but tough to cut.

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1981 Hardees Buick pretty much done except final touch up, window net and clean up. Cut the exhaust dumps and replaced with aluminum tube for a better appearance. I just noticed the padding on the top bar has slid to the passenger side, need to fix that and glue it.

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On to the 1982 Daytona 500 winner

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Here's a peak at another one Bobby Allison cars I have in the works. 1988 Daytona 500 winner

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Great looking builds what shade of Orange did you use on the hardee's cars. 

 

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1 hour ago, NothingAsFineAsaW9 said:

Great looking builds what shade of Orange did you use on the hardee's cars. 

 

To my knowledge if I remember correctly, it was Testors Orange enamel but it was painted 2-3 years ago

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Thanks take a look as I have the Monte that Cale flipped forcing him into his back up olds at Daytona.

 

 

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Nothing on TV tonight, wife working so, I pulled 1988 Daytona 500 DVD out put itin player and got the 1982 Daytona 500 winner out to work

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1982 Daytona 500 Winner just about completed. Need to do the exhaust, which is drying, and a window net.

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Nice!  I always liked this livery, Bobby was the Man!

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