1986 Monte Carlo SS finished 5-20-2012

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Very nice, great job

Edited by martinfan5

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Looks sharp and very clean!!

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That looks great :)

Did a wonderfull job, neat and clean :D

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Posted · Report post

Very clean build , well done .

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Great job on the detailed chassis.

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I'd never given this model much consideration before, but it looks like they did a good job of supplying the basic details and you did a great job of detailing everything. I love the colors you chose for this, and while the white outline lettered tires can be a pain, when painted correctly, as you've done, they lend that period-pefect look to a car of that era.

I couldn't help but notice the Bilstein shocks. Definitely an upgrade. Years ago I stuck a set of those on my Corvette and was amazed at the difference they made. Expensive, but well worth it.

Looking forward to your next project.

Edited by Monty

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Awesome looking !!! Always wanted a 1:1 in those colours. now i just have an 88 LS.

but you really did the kit justice with the shock detail and everything else

Very Nice

Michael

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Very nice build. SHINY :) :) :) RULES!

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Posted · Report post

that's clean

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Awesome clean looking Monte ! ! ! :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

I like the color, I remember these cars brand new and seeing quite a few wearing this color scheme...

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Mankato as in...Minnesota? Looks awesome man! I love the details on the suspension!

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Yup Brodie, down here in Southern MN. I was just up in Duluth on vacation about a month ago. Gonna be in Gilbert later in July.

Thanks for the kudos everyone, it was nice to finish a model again finally. (I've been waiting to post something in "under glass")! This is a great site for inspiration and the tips and advice definitely helped this build stay on track as well as kept it fun.

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Nice clean build. i like it.

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Toast, I saw this at NNL North, nice piece! I like that you did it in a color not often done for this kit.

Do you happen to hit Buster's roll-in's on Thursday's? If so look for me, I'm usually taking pictures. You can usually find me by the '04 Roush 380R Mustang most of the time. Like to meet ya!

Chris

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Oh, I'm an idiot...it says it below your avatar. LoL cool, another MN guy!

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