50 Olds mild custom

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I am not an Olds guy but; I bought one on a whim. Nice tooling minimal clean up on the body. I was missing a few trees on mine but, Revell send out my missing stuff promptly. I am using 57 Corvette wheels and tires with the "ARTERAKE" added Bob Dudek side pipes, Spots, shaved hood,trunk and doors. I don't like the way the fender trim spreads into the headlights so I shaved it back to looks like it stops on the fender. I also shaved off the taillight holes and will be using a small taillight on the rear. This will be a curbside car no motor. Thats it so far

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i love the pipes and the spots! cant wait to see more of this one.

cheers

bryan

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No motor! Now that's a new take on something with a magnificent mill! I like those wheels and Dudek pipes are SO right! :)

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Posted

Nice stance B)

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Great start Irv. The whites and caps, lakes pipes, and "rake" look great. Nice touch on the taillights too.

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Posted

sweeeeeet

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Posted

Nice.

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Great Start!

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i was just lookin through your fotki, youve got some really nice builds in there! very nice work man! i really like the blue chevy wagon, im going back to look at more of them!

cheers

bryan

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Off to a great start, sweet..

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I never would have thought of the Corvette wheels! Whats your paint/interior plans?

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WoWie~z0wie !! LOVE those '57 'vette wheel covers !!

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Now this is getting interesting!!!

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update 11/5

I have the Olds in primer and I flaked the roof. I am not sure which way I am going. I am thinking black with silver flake roof with red and white tuck and roll

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enjoy!

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Posted

looking good!

are those caddy hubcaps on there? they look nice, and the white walls too!

cheers

bryan

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57 Corvette hubcaps

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aah ok, either way, they look great. im a sucker for wide whites too!

bryan

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Loving your build more and more !

What kind --if any-- of detailling did you do to those gorgeous Corvette wheel covers ?

From what I can see , it looks like a red outline (emulating a red-painted wheel underneath ?) and some dull painted recesses .

Thanks !

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yes that is correct

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