Jump to content
Model Cars Magazine Forum

The "Rodfather"


TooOld
 Share

Recommended Posts

This is an older build that I took new photos of for another site , I built it 10-11 years ago when I just got back into the hobby . This was probably my first attempt at running brake and fuel lines on a chassis . I also added a MAD distributor , brass screen to the radiator shell , some gauges , and replaced the kits rear tires with some from my parts box . Nice little kit , it's a 70's version of the Tweedy Pie with all of the fiddly little parts .

1

2

3

4

5

6

8

9

10

11

13

14

file-vi.jpg

 

  • Like 4
Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 11/30/2022 at 11:14 AM, bigdrag1 said:

I remember this build, Still look`s great.   Thanks for reposting it Bob, it`s really a cool little kit !

Thanks John !  Can't believe you remember , it was at least 10 years ago !

23 hours ago, Joe Nunes said:

This is way cool!  👍  

Joe

Thanks much Joe !

22 hours ago, happy grumpy said:

That's a cool looking rod. Very nice details. The positioned front wheels are a nice touch. Good work.

Thanks you Mario !  The kit comes with steerable fronts .

Link to comment
Share on other sites

22 hours ago, Zippi said:

That just looks so kewl.  You captured the box art to a "T".  Nice build.

Thanks very much Bob !

21 hours ago, Dragline said:

I have always wanted this kit but it can be pricey. I think tje decal sheet is an absolute hoot.

Well done Bob...

Thanks ! I haven't looked lately but I'm sure the prices are getting way up there . If you have a Tweedy Pie it's the same kit except for the wheels & tires , and I have a complete original decal sheet it you're interested . 

15 hours ago, Kah puts said:

Wow how psychedelic is that or maybe that's the shrooms talking 👄 

Yeah it definitely has the 70's look !

Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 11/30/2022 at 9:17 PM, JasonC said:

That's pretty far out man 😎

Thanks Jason !

On 11/30/2022 at 9:20 PM, cobraman said:

Looks much better than the one I built a million years ago.

Thanks Ray !

On 12/1/2022 at 11:02 AM, rrb124@sbcglobal.net said:

New to me. Way to go!

Thanks Robert !  It's a retooled Tweedy Pie released in the 70's .

On 12/1/2022 at 11:17 AM, afx said:

Very nice.

Thanks JC !

Link to comment
Share on other sites

17 hours ago, spencer1984 said:

It's great to see one of these built, nicely done!

Thanks Bill !

14 hours ago, slusher said:

Absolutely beautiful!

Thanks much Carl !

13 hours ago, Phildaupho said:

Far out man !!

Thanks Phil !

11 hours ago, redscampi said:

Usually not a fan of box art but this I Iove! 

Thank you Gary !

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Andy Brizio built wild psychedelic painted T's back in the 60's and 70's, and he has been also referred to as "The Rodfather". I think it's safe to assume this kit was based on Andy Brizio's builds. Andy is father to famous hot rod builder Roy Brizio. Great build!

Edited by Dan Hay
Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 12/5/2022 at 11:51 PM, Bronzekeg said:

nice lookin' build!

 

7 hours ago, ChrisR said:

Cool!!

 

3 hours ago, bobthehobbyguy said:

Nicely done. Never seen a built of this version before.

Thanks very much guys , I really appreciate it !

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...