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I took a little break from model cars and this is my first build coming back. A Revell kit built mostly stock except for a small suspension lift. I wanted to do my usual underhood detailing, but the kit is pretty sparse in detail and the spark plugs are modeled into the engine block. I decided to use my model railroad background and use chalks to weather it. Thanks for looking.








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Seems like most go overboard on the weathering but yours looks just right to me !  A little dirt and grime on slightly oxidized paint , definitely a driver and not headed to the scrap pile .  Well done !

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Great looking little truck. I like the lightly dusted look on the finish. The more you look at the pictures the more little details start to appear. 

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That's cool. I remember having this kit when I was a kid. It was molded in blue. I built it and gave it to a buddy. He ripped off the stock suspension and added monster truck wheels and tires. Seeing your build took me back to the 80s. Thanks!

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