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Hello

I have always wanted to build a model of a 78 Trans Am. The car will be Gold with Probably a Tan interior, The kit is pretty crude, Engine parts dont even want to fit properly, The stock rims in this kit are horrible, So i may use a different set, Thanks for looking.

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I agree with the Monogram kit. but I could never get my hands on one at local shops. For the wheels i might go with some 90's GTA wheels. what do you guys think?

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Andre,

Cool looking car,great paint work.I was always a fan of the black ones,but I like seeing all the the different colors.I had a red one when Iwas younger.the wheels need to please you....I'm a fan of 5 star type that are reverse rims in front as well as the back.good job on this project.Thank you,Chris

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Great color choice....i just pick-up the Revell '78 Firebird 3'n1 Kit.85-2343 has the Bird Decals....Will be following this one..Thanks...Cheers.. B)

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Great looking paint job, this was always my favorite color for 78 trans ams.

IMO just go with the snowflakes, the monogram kit has a set of good ones...

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Nice! What brand/type of paint did you use?

Does this kit have an automatic or 4-speed?

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Thanks For the comments. the paint is Testors one coat lacquer, Inca Gold.

The Rims I have some early 70's Trans am rims sitting around somewhere, hope I can Find them.

Thanks for looking.

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Finished the Dash. The interior color is tamiya Desert yellow xF-59 . I should have the interior done by tonight.

oh, and it is a manual Transmission.

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Finished the Dash. The interior color is tamiya Desert yellow xF-59 . I should have the interior done by tonight.

oh, and it is a manual Transmission.

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Thank you.

Well i am going to copy you and use the Tamiya-Desert Yellow XF-59 for my interior also...(Permission) ;) Build looks Great!!..Cheers.. B)

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Hello

I finished the steering wheel last night. but the seats look like they will need some work. I hope I will be able to get them done by tonight.

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Well Got some work on the seats today, Sanded and painted them, My first time ever doing this, The seats look much better now.

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Thanks Nick,. It sure does look better, I should have then interior done tonight. After I finish my 12 hour shift at work. Cant wait.

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Nice save with the seats Andre, and that body paint looks like candy! good job cant wait to see more.

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Thanks For The comments, Ok I have completed the interior How ever I did forget to get rid of the mold circles. Starting with my next Model I will make sure to take care of those.

Well I hope you like.off to work on the chassis then hopefully some mock up with some wheels to choose from.

Thanks

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Still see some touch ups to do. hard to catch withthe naked eye.

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Great job. Cut some front and rear floor mats out of styrene and paint them black. That may take care of the mold holes.

JB

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Great job. Cut some front and rear floor mats out of styrene and paint them black. That may take care of the mold holes.

JB

I was thinking of somthing like that .. maybe with electrical tape or somthing .

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Looking good, i have never liked gold cars but this color fits this car, i will be watching the build.

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Hello, I decided to try out the kit stock rims and tires. Gave them a blackwash treatment, They look ok.. but the tires seem to big. let me know what you guys think.

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Thanks. All comments welcomed.

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