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Yet another Christine . I don't think this particular car would be this popular had it not been for that little movie made from the Stephen King novel of the same name. Being a big Mopar fan I won't complain. The first paint job was a disaster, the second time it went well so here it is , waiting in the corners for her next victim. The build pretty well despite the delicate suspension and steering parts.  I left the belvedere script untouched, the difference barely noticeable. Tamiya spray red and pure white coated with TS 13. The big flaw in this kit is the curved side trim that I had not corrected, I have seen others that did it and it make a whole difference. At least it's a decent representation of an iconic movie car so I am ok with it.

Hope you like it too. If you read that far, thanks for looking.1930462167_plymouthbelvedere5706.jpg.e38081da5b66b0081b2cf22639ad451e.jpg

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On 9/15/2022 at 5:14 PM, Jim B said:

That's awesome.  Well done.

thanks Jim.

On 9/15/2022 at 7:46 PM, Slotto said:

That is really very nice! I love the garage too

Thank you Steve

On 9/15/2022 at 8:16 PM, Classicgas said:

Beautiful.

Thanks.

On 9/15/2022 at 8:17 PM, Horrorshow said:

Great work. I love this kit, I’ve built four, box stock, gasser, dirt track racer and a Richard Petty build.

Watch out Moochie!!!

Thanks David

On 9/15/2022 at 9:11 PM, Kah puts said:

Something creepy about that car I don't trust it, LOL nice build. 

Thanks Glenn.

On 9/15/2022 at 9:27 PM, Zippi said:

Pretty kewl looking car Mario. 

Thanks Bob.

On 9/15/2022 at 9:49 PM, Jonathan said:

Nicely built!  Great photography, too!

Thanks Jonathan.

On 9/15/2022 at 11:00 PM, mustang1989 said:

That right there is some mighty fine and fancy footwork on that car!! Very nicely done!!! 

 

On 9/16/2022 at 5:35 AM, Kit Basher said:

Very nice! Your diorama skills are awesome too.

Thanks Hugh.

On 9/16/2022 at 9:26 AM, ChrisR said:

Looks great!

Thanks Chris

On 9/16/2022 at 10:39 AM, Smitty said:

It’s funny how a movie can turn an innocent ‘58 Plymouth into a monster! Your excellent diorama and photo skills really add to the sinister feel. Great job!

Thank you Eric. Movies are a powerful medium. they have a way of increasing the value of certain cars (think Bullitt)

On 9/16/2022 at 10:46 AM, 1959scudetto said:

Perfect, Mario ! Looks like Christine is sitting in the dark waiting for her next victim...

Thank you Helmut. The darker pictures make her more sinister.

On 9/16/2022 at 10:53 AM, XYHARRY said:

Excellent build Mario. Those photos look straight out of the movie. Well done. 😎👍

Thank you David, the last 4 photos were taken in a "Darnell garage " spirit.

On 9/16/2022 at 11:14 AM, espo said:

Beautiful paint and color. These looked good in red even before the movie. 

Thank you David. Agreed, some did not like them but I just love the designs of that decade.

On 9/17/2022 at 4:39 PM, carrucha said:

Good job on replicating an infamous movie car.

Thanks Hector. 

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On 9/20/2022 at 3:16 PM, TransAmMike said:

I guess I missed this one Mario.....very cool👌

Thanks Mike. There is so much to look at here . It's easy to miss stuff.

 

On 9/20/2022 at 4:06 PM, ewetwo said:

Looks great.

Thanks David

 

1 hour ago, spencer1984 said:

Very cool!

Thanks Bill. Movies cars are really interesting.

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