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ZZ Top "Eliminator" 1933 Ford Monogram


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ZZ Top is an American Rock Band formed in 1969 who have sold over 50 million albums. One of their founding members, Billy Gibbons, who has always been a car collector and Hot Rod enthusiast  commissioned the customised chopped Ford 1933 Coupe which featured on the cover of their 10 million copies sold 1983 released album "Eliminator". The car featured in 3 music videos featuring hit singles ( Give Me All Your Lovin' ,Sharp Dressed Man and Legs) from the album. 
Monogram released this kit in 1985 and re-released it 3 more times with little change. Although it suffers from Americas kit manufacturers simplicity of detail the shape and fit work and overall it is a straightforward build. Monogram seem to have captured the classic curves of 1930s car design well. To improve realism a photoetch grille and turned aluminium exhaust trumpets and gas cap have been added. Paints used are Tamiya and Alclad lacquers. 
Steve Hansford
Melbourne, Australia

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Beautiful looking build, you really did this one well. I happen to be a ZZ Top fan and have a few CD's that I take on any long drives. "You know they got some crazy women down there" 

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Looks amazing, very nicely done. I remember my dad had the Eliminator album when I was a kid and always remember the front cover with this car on it. The stereo was a 'do not touch' item in my house so I used to play that record all the time when he was out!

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