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A friend at the local club gave me this partially assembled kit. There were some parts missing and some glaring seams showing so I opted to take it apart and reassemble with my own twist. To take it apart I used the get it wet and freezing trick which worked with partial success. I think the glue is probably 40+ years old. For the purists out there he also gave me an unstarted kit which I’ll do as the box art suggests.
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Great looking project.

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I’m making slow progress on the car but so far so good. The fender skirt is similar to what Steib  uses on there 1:1 hacks but I’m not sure if I want to use it.

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She is looking good!

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