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'67 Plymouth Satellite Convertible

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This is very much like a car my Mom had, but hers was a '66.  I used the Revell GTX, cut the top off and painted it with Scalefinishes Dodge R Yellow.  The back seat was narrowed down and the armrest panels from the AMT '69 GTX convertible were added.  I always liked the look of the top well for the Revell '69 Camaro ragtop, so I copied it using craft putty to make a mold and nail acrylic to form the part.  The top boot was donated by a Monogram '59 Impala and the uptop is a modified piece from a Polar Lights '65 Coronet.  The rest is box stock with the exception of the plug wires and BMF and Molotow finished it off.

This one took a while with the modifications but I like the way it turned out. I'll get some better pictures outdoors when I get a chance. Thanks for looking!

 

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Really nice! Super clean build that any MOPAR fan would love to have sitting in their driveway.

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Beautiful looking Convertible. Did Mom have a Hemi also ? Great paint color and finish. I like how you detailed the engine bay. The Convertible top looks perfect, 

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14 hours ago, espo said:

Beautiful looking Convertible. Did Mom have a Hemi also ?

LOL, no she didn’t have a hemi, I used a little artistic license.  It had a 361 with a Torqueflite and would scoot along pretty fast, as my brother and I tested a few times.  I had that engine ready to put in the model but ran into some fit issues at final assembly.  By then I had put enough time into the project, so I took the easy way out and went with the kit engine.

kind of ironic that a hemi was used because another engine didn’t fit!

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On 5/2/2020 at 4:23 PM, Flynlo said:

Really nice! Super clean build that any MOPAR fan would love to have sitting in their driveway.

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Curt,  Your Satellite looks fabulous. ...beautiful car and very nice pics as well.  Your modifications to achieve the vehicle you wanted all worked out superbly.

I hope you're doing fine these days.  Cliff

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Great looking Mopar Curt! That's a beautiful and realistic color choice. Your Mom had good taste! The convertible top well was a cool addition, and those redlines really set it off.

Our paths have not crossed for quite a while. Hopefully I'll will see you and Gene at an upcoming show when things are back to 'normal.'

Eric

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Again, thanks all for all your thoughtful comments.  Cliff and Eric, I really look forward to the next time we can meet for a show.

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WOW, you knocked it outta the park Curt. Beautifully done.

 

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Lookin' good Kurt as I too am currently working on a '67 GTX model, and of course I just love dem B-body Mopars!

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Very nice result. My Dad had a white, red interior 66 Satellite convertible. One of the reasons he bought it was because it had a trailer hitch (for our speed boat)

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Very nice clean build..I like the smaller height A pillars/w/shield on the one you did over the real ones with the taller glass..Very nicely done and super clean..

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