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My first resto-mod...Revell Plymouth Superbird

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Got bored earlier and decided to head down to the workshop. Wasn't sure what I wanted to work on...'66 Impala? Nahhh. '04 Corvette Z06? Not right now. So I glanced over and saw my Superbird that I had built perhaps 10 or so years ago, complete with its mismatched paint, brushed-on "vinyl" roof, and generally shoddy assembly, and the wheels in my head (slowly) started turning.

What I started with:

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Managed to get it disassembled with breaking only the shifter lever lol

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Engine, wheels and tires are not pictured since they will not be used in this project. Not sure yet what colors are going to be, but this is the inspiration:

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I think I will be using the engine and some other bits from an abandoned Dodge Magnum project, and maybe some narrowed Pegasus wheels on the Magnum's kit tires. Stay tuned...

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My name is Rob Mattis and I approve of this build.

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My name is Rob Mattis and I approve of this build.

x2 :lol::D:P

I see you have a pic of "Mr. Angry's" ride. You couldn`t have picked a better subject for insparation in my books. In case you didn`t know, this guy has more that one Pro-Touring Charger:

1.http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3100151/1969-Dodge-Daytona

2.http://www.cardomain.com/ride/744737/1968-dodge-charger

His web page: http://mrangryinc.com/

BTW You`re welcome for the links ;)

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x2 :lol::D:P

I see you have a pic of "Mr. Angry's" ride. You couldn`t have picked a better subject for insparation in my books. In case you didn`t know, this guy has more that one Pro-Touring Charger:

1.http://www.cardomain...9-Dodge-Daytona

2.http://www.cardomain...8-dodge-charger

His web page: http://mrangryinc.com/

BTW You`re welcome for the links ;)

LOL thank you Steve ;)

Progress is on hold till next weekend, when I can get a couple new flourescent light tubes for my workbench...trying to work with flickering lights gives me a headache -_-

Also, not sold on the Pegasus wheels, I think they're just too big. I would like to find some suitable 18"s, much like Mr Angry's Daytona...

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