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Another bad day for Kyle Petty

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While racing at Sears  Point International raceway, Kyle was clipped on the right rear  by Johnny Benson. Benson had a tire go down which forced him into Petty's  car, and caused Petty to lose control. Petty glanced off a retaining wall smashing the left front of his #44 Pontiac.

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Wow, Rick. Awesome job on simulating bent sheetmetal. Would love to watch your process. Was that a particular crash from a particular race?  Also, great job on the flatbed.

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13 minutes ago, MarkJ said:

Wow, Rick. Awesome job on simulating bent sheetmetal. Would love to watch your process. Was that a particular crash from a particular race?  Also, great job on the flatbed.

The process was rather easy heat from a lighter and bending it by  hand/and small sprew  cutter's. The roll back is a die cast bought off ebay. Made the back story up about Sears Point , But being a road course race one never know's.

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It sure looks authentic to me.     On both the car and flatbed

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Nicely done!  

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Gorgeous build sir ..... it looks so realistic.

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Probably one of Kyle's "better" days, never was much of a driver.  Beautiful work on that damage, looks very realistic.

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I have that kit built without the dents but seems to me I remember when he raced that car it looked more like yours after most races.... LOL... Awesome job!!

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Great job with the accident damage.  Looks very realistic.

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On 1.4.2019 at 7:57 PM, Jim N said:

Great job with the accident damage.  Looks very realistic.

I second that - well done!

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Looks great!!

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Great looking build

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