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*Completed Pics* - 69 Charger R/T

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I don't know if everybody else works the same way but

the 1st thing I have to do on a new project is to select the wheels that I'm going to use. This is the R-M Pro-Modeller kit - colour is Honda Nighthawk Black Pearlescent (still needs polishing) and rims are from the Revell Motor City 69 Shelby GT 500. Very early days yet - it's just a mockup to get the general idea of how the rims/ride height will look.

I'll post more progress as I make it.

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Thanks for looking

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Nice black low and mean Charger.

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Looks very familiar Ajay...

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The rims and tires are out of the 58 corvette kit from Revellogram. They are the same rims and tires you used. I rebuilt the kit spindles and front suspension along with the rear to get it into the weeds as this kit needs to be. Hopefully, yours will stay together longer than mine. The newest kitten discovered that with just a few leaps he could get up to all the shiny stuff on the shelf. The charger suffered the worst, but it is being rebuilt. Very Slowly, but it is being rebuilt.

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UUUUGGGHH!!

I would be having the cat banished to the outside forever if that happened in my house. One thing I learned with cats is the only thing that works with them is fright! :o

My cats are banned from my model room although when I do allow them in the room they kinda just sit there and stare................waiting to make their move!

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:(:D

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Here is my culprit. He was found wandering around on the front porch last October. He was deemed too cute by the wife to allow to live outside...

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He has since tried to overthrow the current hierarchy of cats a zillion times. The two older males are not having any of that though. So he has commenced to taking over that which he can, My pillow, the top rung on the the climbing pole

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He rigorously defends his postion against all attackers

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But I have yet to convince him that I rule the house. He goes to the doctor on friday to be 'fixed' My wife is desparately hoping that his 'correction' will calm him down a bit.

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But I have yet to convince him that I rule the house.

Maybe you should have your wife tell him you rule the house... :wink:

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My cats are banned from my model room although when I do allow them in the room they kinda just sit there and stare................waiting to make their move!

I swear, mine, if he is awake, he is plotting some form of mischief!!!!!

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He goes to the doctor on friday to be 'fixed' My wife is desparately hoping that his 'correction' will calm him down a bit.

AWWWWW.........ain't he cute!!

As far as the "fixing" don't count on it! :lol: :lol:

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Seems we hi-jacked your post... Never complimented you on the WIP.... Good lookin' ride, the wheels work well. And yes, I start projects the same way... gotta find the wheels and rake before it even gets considered an official project!

BTW... Dogs Rule... :lol:

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A bit more progress -paints been polished out, majority of the BMF applied and I've made a start on the motor which is a hybrid of the 440 from the kit plus the induction system from the AMT Chrysler 300C. I've also decided to changed the rims to the custom ones from the California Wheels 67 Chevelle.

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Thanks for looking

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Slick paint job!..............And I love the contrast of the engine!

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Looking cool Ajay!!!!!!!!

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Got round to finishing this one over the weekend - I took a few liberties with the suspension to get it down in the weeds.

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Thanks for looking

Andy

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Sweet lookin' ride....great job!!

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Very cool! I'm working on the same kit...though mine is more a factory stock deal. I'll post some in progress pics some day soon. I also agree with Steve...Dogs rule!

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That is really nice Andy! Any chance you could submitt some pictures and a write up to Model Cars Magazine?

I'll PM you...

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looks good! how did you do the vinyl roof?

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WOW! :shock: That is one mean Charger. I love it.

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Very nice! This will now be in the dictionary as part of the definition of Pro-Touring.

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I stripped the old paint off of mine, yours has given me the motor-vation to get back to work on it. Great job Ajay!!!!! :)

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looks good! how did you do the vinyl roof?

Hi Glen

The kit came with the vinyl roof molded in - I just gave it a couple of light coats of automotive flat black through the airbrush. The kit I had was the one with the yellow car on the box art - I understand from a post on another forum that the roofline was too low and R/M

corrected this and it was reissued with a blue car on the box.

Thanks for the comments everybody - much appreciated - hopefully I'll have the 67 Coronet I'm working on finished over the weekend which is similar in style to the Charger.

Cheers

Andy

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Now that's the Charger "Blade" wished for - nice, clean and mean!!

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That is a sinister looking Charger. I like the Hemi in it. Great job.

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