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Hello guys, this is my 1965 Chevy El Camino Gasser, i did have a lot of fun with this project, started working on it after a friend ask me to Join a group build on FB, and i did enjoyed this project a lot...

Base kit: AMT ’65 Chevelle El Camino 

Features: Chassis is full scratch build made out of square rod and styrene sheet, front spinner are from  ’40 Willy Gasser and rear end and suspension from ’66 Chevy Nova Pro Street kit, real wheels and tires  from Thunderbird Pro street kit, scratch build motor mounts, cross member, Driveshaft make it longer  with styrene rod, Detailed brake system from master cylinder to connection to the calipers, front and rear  rotor with calipers, scratch build driveshaft bracket, scratch build suspension shocks. 

Body: Painted with water base paint Spectra paint bright orange and Spectra grey, body modifications in  the rear wheels base, remove front bumper, hood is hinge. 

Interior: harnesses made out medical tape and details master hardware, scratch build steering column,  scratch build steering column, scratch build battery bracket, detail tachometer, dashboard painted Body  colors, scratch build performance brake and clutch. 

Engine: Chevy 302ci from ’68 Chevy Camaro, tunner ram from ’66 Nova Pro Street, dual Dominator  carbs from B.N.L. resin detail with throttle linkage and fuel lines, air cleaners from parts by parks, Oil  braiders from futuratraction, scratch build fuel block out of square rod, Exccel coil form B.N.L. resin,  distributor form the kit detailed with 30 cages wires heaters made of soldier wire and aluminum tubing. 

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Wow! That is a super build! Excellent work!

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Wow ! Way cool model. Great detail. I really like it !

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17 hours ago, Dave Armstrong said:

Really nice looking build! Great detail!

Thank you Dave

17 hours ago, larman said:

Wow! That is a super build! Excellent work!

Thank you Larry

14 hours ago, cobraman said:

Wow ! Way cool model. Great detail. I really like it !

Thank you Ray

6 hours ago, slusher said:

Outstanding detailed Gasser!!

Thank you Carl

4 hours ago, ChrisR said:

Looks great!

Thank you Chris

39 minutes ago, PappyD340 said:

Very nice El Camino Marcos with great detail, well done!

Thank you Larry

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Outstanding details thru out this build. Great paint design and colors. 

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Wow, outstanding build Marcos with superb detail!! ?   Some may notice the interesting rear tire choice tho.

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Wow! Great model! The engine and chassis details are amazing! Great work!

Sam

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18 hours ago, espo said:

Outstanding details thru out this build. Great paint design and colors. 

Thank you David, i though about that color skin way before i start working on it, glad you like it

17 hours ago, TransAmMike said:

Wow, outstanding build Marcos with superb detail!! ?   Some may notice the interesting rear tire choice tho.

Thanks Mike, yes i though is i'm going to have this build street legal i needed a tire like that LOL, glad you like man

15 hours ago, Sixties Sam said:

Wow! Great model! The engine and chassis details are amazing! Great work!

Sam

Thank you Sam, glad you like it, that my favorite part of a build, the engine is the best part for me

10 hours ago, Scott8950 said:

That looks great

 

Thank you Scott

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I took a closer look at the detail on this Marcos and WOW,  absolutely great work!!!!!

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This was an amazing build before I got to the engine and chassis’s pictures,  it then, WOW!!! Top notch detail work for sure!!

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On 1/11/2021 at 6:16 AM, dragcarz said:

Wow, nice build, great detail!

Thank you Roger

On 1/11/2021 at 1:13 PM, TransAmMike said:

I took a closer look at the detail on this Marcos and WOW,  absolutely great work!!!!!

Thank you Mike, this is definitely my favorite build from all what i have build so far, definitely tuck my time to complete this build

On 1/11/2021 at 10:31 PM, DRIPTROIT 71 said:

This was an amazing build before I got to the engine and chassis’s pictures,  it then, WOW!!! Top notch detail work for sure!!

Glad you like it Brian, i love this project a lot, going to be in the show shelf for years LOL

On 1/12/2021 at 1:04 AM, Bills72sj said:

Way cool build!

Thanks Bill

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Evil, wicked, mean & nasty.  One fine looking Chevelle gasser, your detail work is beautiful.

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17 hours ago, TarheelRick said:

Evil, wicked, mean & nasty.  One fine looking Chevelle gasser, your detail work is beautiful.

Thank you Ricky, i really love this build a lot, glad you like it

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