1964 Pontiac GTO

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My club had this for a common build theme - due in May. Needless to say, I missed the deadline. I did manage to finish it now, though.

Kit is the recent reissue '64 GTO - paint is Duplicolor primer and Duplicolor dark cherry red metallic. It is built to represent a "burnout machine" - the kind of car somebody has that is in construction, but meanwhile, is darn good at wasting tires.

Engine is a 615 Chevy big block from the Revell 55 Chevy Pro Sportsman kit - borrowed some parts from the parts bin (manifold, front cover, headers, etc) - painted Pontiac engine blue from Model Master.

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So badass !!!

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Nice job on that "goat!"

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Very nice build. It has the perfect look!

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looks ready to pound some mustangs into the ground.

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Oh yeah, good job, you can just imagine the tyre smoke right now B)

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Love it. Very nice build.

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Nice! I like the grill treatment and the wheels look great.

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That is very cool, love the steelies and whitewalls. What's with the mirror way out on the fender?

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all that car needs is some bigger tires on back maybe street slicks

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That has a serious, kick butt, no mercy look!

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Clean and simple, Excellent work!

David G.

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I like it.

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Nice model!

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Very nice! I love the stealth look about it!

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Color combo looks great! B)

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Very nice!

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That is very cool, love the steelies and whitewalls. What's with the mirror way out on the fender?

Thanks for the comments.

The mirror - I was going to hang it traditional style but found a few reference pictures like this this:

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I liked the non-traditional look. The side mirrors were optional in 1964 as far as I could tell, so they were mounted in different spots, even on the door.

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The mirrors are done like the euro super cars of the era ,

And i really dig the whole vibe of the car also

Bad Ass (we allowed to say that) .way too cool

Michael

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Thats A sweet Build Erik.. Red

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Really nice look of a daily driver with attitude

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Nice goat . Looks legitimate and convincing . I think I saw this one day on my rounds . Just right Street Warrior . Thanx ..

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You nailed it!

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Great looking Pontiac. Very good subject also, I haven't seen these "Burnout Cars" being built too often. Great idea on the engine too. I wouldn't have an idea of using the Pro Sportsman engine and modify it for a street driving.

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Freakin' wicked!!.. B) B)

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