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70 Camaro got a small update

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OK, I’ve never been one to repost old builds, but there’s something about this little change that made a big difference to me.

I built and posted this 70 Camaro build back in 2017.  At the time, I wanted to give it more of a “normal” look and shied away from using the Goodyear Polyglas big/little combo that I love to use.  I was thinking more of a muscle car/road course car, but I was also not a fan of the Z/28 wheels that came in the kit.  After testing a slew of different wheels and tires, I settled on a set of Revell tires and Chevy Rallys, and was happy with the result:

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But, last week I accidentally broke a front wheel off.  I put it on my model table to fix it, and as I was about to do so, I remembered that I had a set of the bare rallys from the AMT 70 Corvette left over from last summer.  I tested the one that was broken and thought it made a big difference, so I changed them all.  Nothing else is different, but I like this look much better.  Thought I’d post it with the new wheels and see if you agree.... all thoughts are welcome.

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No need for the engine pic... just threw it in. 

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Nice!
I have a 70 1/2 that just broke at the spindle. LOL. It's in my pile of fixes. 

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Those Rallys without Hub Caps are the only ones I have ever seen. I have that same Corvette kit and have saved those wheels for some other build. The later 8" wide Corvette wheels were a fairly inexpensive way to up grade the wheels on any 1:1 Chevrolet until the price of some after market wheels became affordable and Corvette restorers started paying stupid money for the 8"ers. I have a set and a half, 6 wheels, that will never sell.    

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Looks good! 

I think there's a set of nekkid Rallys in the MPC '75 Corvette roadster that recently came and went and went to Ollie's to die in the $10 pile. I picked up two or three of them just for those wheels and tires, and the metal injector stacks. 

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On ‎2‎/‎20‎/‎2020 at 4:30 AM, Classicgas said:

Either way that's a nice build.

Nice looking Camaro.

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Very nice build.  I like it better with the Rallye wheels.  Will the Firestone's fit on them?

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Looks really good both ways! Throw alittle black-wash on those wheels to make some of their details pop-out!

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