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The infamous 1958 Plymouth Fury known as Christine!  Build using the AMT Christine kit, I upgraded to the Golden Commando engine taken out of a 1957 Chrysler 300C kit to match the movie images, correctly positioned the distributor and added the plug wires.

Headlights, taillights, dash and radio are all lit by LEDs.

Enjoy!

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oh no way man that is so cool, love it mighty fine job. 

 

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That's cool!  It kinda scares me a little with that dash lit up like that.  :)

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LED lighting is a real nice feature IMHO.  Have you done more with LED's??  Include a license light next time. 

Looks like it should be in the Under Glass section.

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Nicely Done! Beautiful work on the lighting effects.

Did you post a thread under the Work In Progress section? 

I'd love to see how you worked the LEDs into the build.

David G.

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Oh yeah, you rocked it Glenn.

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That third image... SO cool!! 
 

Great build. 

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Beautiful looking build and the lighting is very well done. 

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5 hours ago, espo said:

Beautiful looking build and the lighting is very well done. 

 Nice work on those air cleaners!

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Thanks all!  I have done some other LED work on the BTTF Delorean and the Millennium Falcon.  Both are at my work office so I can't get them for photos due to Covid precautions, will post later.  Lots of really thin FO in those.  Christine is pretty straight forward with a small LED in each headlight, tail light and two in the dash.  Wiring is all internal to the build so its not seen, and then exits under the car just inside the rear wheel so its barely visible.  I used a connector so I can "unplug" the car if I want to display it differently.  The battery and switch are under the base.  I wanted20171015_153655.thumb.jpg.0fa833ffd3fe9ab94c19ceb8306a9dca.jpg to be able to replace the battery and at that scale, its hard to build it into the car.

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Thanks for posting the progress pics Glenn. Sometimes it's nice to "see under the hood" so to speak.

David G.

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I love how we are seeing more and more modellers using led lights in their builds. gives that extra pop. Very nice build

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Nice replica.  Very impressive light system.

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Wow. The LEDs make all the difference! Nice job.

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Fantastic!

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