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I wanted to build something quick and easy so I dug thru my parts and came up with this . It's my home built Zinger using a body and front wheels/tires from an AMT 1/43rd scale VW , engine from MPC Popcorn Wagon , headers from Revell Anglia , rear wheels/tires/axle and misc pieces from my Zinger parts box . These are the same parts Dennis Johnson used to build his very first Zinger back in 1970 except he used the rear wheels/tires from an MPC Olsonite Eagle , I had those but decided not to break up a complete kit .  It was fun but not so quick , ended up taking almost four weeks to finish ! .

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On 11/29/2022 at 7:42 AM, TarheelRick said:

Kind of cute in a strange sort of way.  Those rear tires look like they may have seen some street action.

Thanks Rick !  They're 2 piece plastic so I sanded the heck out of the  .

On 11/29/2022 at 8:08 AM, Joe Nunes said:

This is way cool and the colors really work great 👍

Joe

Thanks Joe !

On 11/29/2022 at 8:15 AM, TonyK said:

Wow! That is really cool! I expected to see the old Zinger model but this is so much better. Nice work!

Thanks Tony !  The AMT VW body is a bit larger and better detailed than the Zinger body .

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2 hours ago, Lucius Molchany said:

Kind of neat!Those Zingers were fun,I remember building the blue 57 Chevy version in the 70s!

Thanks Phillip ! They're a good distraction from from the more serious stuff .

49 minutes ago, cobraman said:

Looks great, cool paint.

Thanks much ray !

39 minutes ago, MeatMan said:

Nice work! Very clean.

Thanks Neal !

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