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Here's one that was started by a friend of mine and then passed onto me when he returned to military modelling.  I simply swapped the wheels for Tru-Spoke style wires, adjusted the stance and fitted a dropped headlight bar.  Also detail painted an AMT luggage rack and added Monogram 32 roadster taillights to the rear to complete the resto rod style.

Neat idea for a thread!

Cheers

Alan

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Hi Roger, I will get you some pictures tonight. The ones on the Vicky are from the yellow edition of the Monogram 32 roadster. There is little if any difference in width front and rear.   However, I stumbled on  a happy coincidence recently while looking for the right rims for another project.  The outer rims from the rear of the Tom Daniels Pie Wagon are nearly identical spokes and are much deeper. They fit up to the 32 inners perfectly.  I will get you some photos of both setups shortly.

Cheers

Alan

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On 11/3/2020 at 8:40 AM, alan barton said:

Here's one that was started by a friend of mine and then passed onto me when he returned to military modelling.  I simply swapped the wheels for Tru-Spoke style wires, adjusted the stance and fitted a dropped headlight bar.  Also detail painted an AMT luggage rack and added Monogram 32 roadster taillights to the rear to complete the resto rod style.

Neat idea for a thread!

Cheers

Alan

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Really cool Vicky. I have seen quite few Burgundy Vickies and think it is like "THE Vicky color". It looks vintage, classy and meaning business at the same time. 

  And by the way. Really nice set of those wheels and tires can be also found in the Revell '30 Phaeton, together with the very cool headlights with the raised turning signals on top of the headlight buckets. 

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I'm seeing some pretty cool Vickys here. I haven't built one for myself in a few decades (Was the AMT Fire Chief - long gone), but I do have a couple of cool survivors to share...

This green one was built in 1963.

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Then there is this box stock box art replica...

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Thanks for looking!

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On 11/3/2020 at 8:23 AM, Snake45 said:

Cool! I recently restored a '66 Mustang that was painted in Pactra Leaf Green and discovered that Short Cuts Hunter Green is a VERY close match to it, if you ever want to do a "tribute" build. B)

Thanks Snake, I will keep that in mind.

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I am amazed at how many old models and hobby survivors this thread has brought out. It really cool to see some of these models as they are like time capsules that show the progression of the hobby over the years. It also shows how timeless some things are like colors and wheel choices. I personally believe the Deuce is one of these styles that should be studied in art schools. It is the epitome of balance combined with simplicity and understated utilitarian beauty.  

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Hi again Roger, sorry for the delay but here is that side shot you wanted.  And blizzy63, I love the Hot Wheels inspiration - I might have to pinch that idea as that is exactly the colour of the Hot Wheels Vicky in my collection!

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3 hours ago, Rocking Rodney Rat said:

K&R Kustoms + Rods Vicky combining the Revell sedan with AMT Vicky to get a body having close to correct proportions: https://public.fotki.com/jferren/1932-vicky/

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Rodney, this is one of the best Vicky Deuces I have ever seen in scale. Absolutely fantastic. 

Tell us a little more about it. I looked over the pictures, but it still gives me no idea what front axle did you use, what did you modify on it? What are the wheel and tires combos? and where did the quick change setup in the rear come from? 

Thanks for the great additions and keep'em coming. 

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5 hours ago, mrm said:

Rodney, this is one of the best Vicky Deuces I have ever seen in scale. Absolutely fantastic. 

Tell us a little more about it. I looked over the pictures, but it still gives me no idea what front axle did you use, what did you modify on it? What are the wheel and tires combos? and where did the quick change setup in the rear come from? 

Thanks for the great additions and keep 'em coming. 

Thanks for the kind words. I believe the front axle is from the ole Revell '31 sedan (also in the '29 pickup and other versions?) kit re-issued over the years. We (KK & RRR) cut off the spring and made a rather flat spring out of Evergreen plastics. I usually make a crossmember that gets the front end even lower. Spindles were scratch built. The QC is probably from Replicas and Miniatures of Maryland, they're also available in many kits. Front tires from The Orange Crate, rear tires form Monogram '41 Lincoln with Revell steel wheels modified to fit the Lincoln wheels. Tutorial here: https://public.fotki.com/jferren/tall-rear-tire-with/ -KK & RRR

 

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