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Bills72sj

1970 Dodge Challenger 440-6 convertible (with uptop)

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This is an AMT 70 Challenger built as a non R/T convertible. The engine is the 440-6 pack with the obligitory shaker hood. The up top is a resin piece from drag city casting. The luggage rack is from an original issue 1972 Grand Prix. I call the paint "Magazine Cover Yellow". The wheels are stock Magnum 500s and the tire letters were done with a Gelly Roll pen.

Yellow 70 Challenger convertible RF.jpg

Yellow 70 Challenger convertible RR.JPG

Yellow RT convertible B.jpg

70 Dodge Challenger Convertible uptop preassembly.JPG

Yellow 70 Challenger convert engine.JPG

Yellow 70 Challenger convertible LR.JPG

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Looks great! You must have the patience of a saint to get that tyre lettering looking so nice. It’s a skill that evades me (among others lol)

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8 hours ago, Plashdaddy said:

Looks great! You must have the patience of a saint to get that tyre lettering looking so nice. It’s a skill that evades me (among others lol)

It definitely took some trial and error to get the technique down. The Gelly roll pen is basically like a BIC ball point pen. Applying the white on the letters of the tires is a very light touch and a tiny amount of swipe/drag. The smaller the letters the harder is is.

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