`66 GTO - A quick build

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I got tired of seeing this kit just sitting on the shelf, and I don`t have any GTOs to display, so I thought I would whip this one together quick while waiting to finish my main projects. This took me a total of about two weeks to complete, which is lightning fast for me. I actually "finished" this over a month ago, but I still haven`t had time to put the emblems on. That`s why you don`t see any emblems yet.

I had a little trouble on the front bumper which you can see in the pics, but other than that, it was a terrific kit.

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In her home with the rest:

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Very nice, love the paint choice.

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Yup, another very nice "quickie".

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Sharp build, Very nice building

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I really like this one! Great color, great wheels.......mmmmmmm. I wanna drive it!!

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Nice Goat!

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very nice 66 goat... B)

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Very nice. only if it were blue. would be my grandpa's dream car.

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cool gto, what color is that, looks like a flat wimbledon white to me.

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Nice lookin Goat man.

Corey

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Sharp build...like the color choice and wheels.

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VERY CLEAN!... B) B)

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Thanks everyone! The color is Testors Custom Lacquer Series Phoenician Yellow. It was the exact shade I was looking for.

Ohh...and the wheels are the Keystone Classics from the 68 Charger kit.

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Very nice!!

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Sweet! Great color choice, and a very clean build. Good work!

Sam

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Nice, clean and simple. Paint looks great and I love the Cragars. Good work.

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Very nice, those cragars always look good on these cars.

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Great build, I do quick builds also, sometimes you just need that break from the big projects

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My mom's first car was a '66, my mom didn't have it very long because something broke( I think the A arm or something, idk)and then replaced it with a '65 which is still in our possession today . Nice Goat, i love seeing these built

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Nice to see Candlelite Cream for a change from red and black.

Well done.

Charlie Larkin

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Thanks everyone! The color is Testors Custom Lacquer Series Phoenician Yellow. It was the exact shade I was looking for.

Ohh...and the wheels are the Keystone Classics from the 68 Charger kit.

That's "the exact shade" I've been looking for too! That's Pontiac's take on Chevy's "Lemonwood Yellow" from 1966, which I need for the replica I'm planning of the '66 Corvair Monza I had for many years. Thanks for the tip. :)

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What kit did you use?

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What kit did you use?

It`s the Revell kit. I was very pleased with it. In fact, it has much better detail than the 1/8 kit I am currently working on.

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WOW, the paint is beautiful on this one! Very nicely done and a quick build too.

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looks great bro, it's a very cool kit. I built one around a year ago and just sold it to a club member.

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