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To me the 1941 Willys is the best looking gasser.  I have seen a ton of pics online and just love the way they look.   I plan on getting one down the road to build and I'm looking at the Reveal Big John Mazmanian 1941 Willys.  Show me what you have, what brand, and what year.

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I did this one several years ago. I built it Out of Box. I think it's a great kit and is a good base if you should want to go for a super detailed build as well. 

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That is one nice looking Willys Dave.  That's the one I have my eye on.  I have a few more builds before I'll get around to getting one.  

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16 minutes ago, Chuckyg1 said:

This the original issue. Went with flat black

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John....that flat black is old school and looking good dude.  

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1 hour ago, TransAmMike said:

Friend of mine sent this picture from the Rod Run in Gatlinberg.

A bit extreme for me:

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That's nice looking.  Looks like that took a #15 shoe horn to get that engine in the business end of that Willow.

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On 4/16/2021 at 12:55 PM, TransAmMike said:

Not really a gasser but '40 Willys. Built a couple years ago.

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That's a nice clean look to that Willys Mike, I like it and well done ! Tasteful.

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7 hours ago, Zippi said:

Mike, is that 40 Willys (Revelle or amt) box stock or is that a different engine and wheels?  If so, what is the engine out of?

Pretty sure it's the Revell kit, the box is packed away.  It is an out of box build, no mods other than the plug wires.

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6 minutes ago, TransAmMike said:

Pretty sure it's the Revell kit, the box is packed away.  It is an out of box build, no mods other than the plug wires.

Dang dude it looks sharp. Can't wait to get the 41 kit.  I just don't think at this point I'm good enough and I don't want to do the kit any injustices.  Still need to hone my craft.  The painting is my nemesis but I'm working on it.     

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1 minute ago, Zippi said:

Dang dude it looks sharp. Can't wait to get the 41 kit.  I just don't think at this point I'm good enough and I don't want to do the kit any injustices.  Still need to hone my craft.  The painting is my nemesis but I'm working on it.     

If I remember, this was a super easy build Bob.

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5 minutes ago, Zippi said:

Dang dude it looks sharp. Can't wait to get the 41 kit.  I just don't think at this point I'm good enough and I don't want to do the kit any injustices.  Still need to hone my craft.  The painting is my nemesis but I'm working on it.     

Bob, it's actually the '41 Willys Street Rod Revell kit. Has the red and black car on the box.

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1 minute ago, TransAmMike said:

Bob, it's actually the '41 Willys Street Rod Revell kit. Has the red and black car on the box.

Yup.  I think the one I'm shooting for is the 41 Drag Coupe "Big John Mazmanian" kit.  

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4 minutes ago, Zippi said:

Yup.  I think the one I'm shooting for is the 41 Drag Coupe "Big John Mazmanian" kit.  

Thats actually the kit I wanted but my Wife surprised me with this one. It turned out to be one of my most favorite builds.

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7 minutes ago, TransAmMike said:

Bob, it's actually the '41 Willys Street Rod Revell kit. Has the red and black car on the box.

That one was based off a real car that HOTROD did an article on... I think I still have the magazine....🤔🙄

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2 hours ago, Deuces ll said:

That one was based off a real car that HOTROD did an article on... I think I still have the magazine....🤔🙄

I think your right Guido.  Use to love seeing Stone woods & Cook go up against Big Jon Mazmanian.  Two of the best.

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What I so much wish is that they'd make Willys kits with an option to build them stock and the same for Kaiser Henry J kits. I did finally find some stock Kaiser Henry J's in 1/25th scale, but they are original dealer promos that I bought on ebay and although the body is surprisingly accurate and no warp at all, no interiors and just metal plates for the chassis. 

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1 hour ago, John1955 said:

What I so much wish is that they'd make Willys kits with an option to build them stock and the same for Kaiser Henry J kits. I did finally find some stock Kaiser Henry J's in 1/25th scale, but they are original dealer promos that I bought on ebay and although the body is surprisingly accurate and no warp at all, no interiors and just metal plates for the chassis. 

Yeah that option for the Willy's would be nice.  The old gassers in kit or about like the real gassers.....just fading away.  The Henry J gassers were pretty kewl.  The Big John Mazmanian AUSTIN GASSER “FOOTBALL”  would be a pretty nice kit for Revell to come out with.  

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