1965 Dodge Coronet 500 convertible

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This started out as an easy build that I like to do occasionally just to keep me from burning out...but I spent as much time on it as any other model. This is a Polar Lights pre-painted 65 Coronet 500 convertible. I loved the color but it was pretty dull out of the box. I clear coated it with HOK clear coat & foiled all the trim that they had pad printed with silver & it really came to life. I detail painted the interior in tan & turquoise & did some detail on the chassis & found some old red stripe tires & Mopar Rally wheels in the parts box. Hope you enjoy.

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Unique and nice

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That is one beautiful MOPAR! Thumbs way up! B)

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That looks sweeeeeet for a Polar Lights Coronet. Makes me want to pull mine out of the stash and build it. Real nice interior also.

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That is one beautiful MOPAR! Thumbs way up! B)

I concur.

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WOW, that kit's never looked so nice.

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Very nice

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That is one nice model. Those Polar Light Coronets are good for something quick to build, even if they do need a little attention- but, what kit doesn't? Did your kit have a six cylinder distributor? Both of mine did.

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Very nice build, I have the same color Dodge kit and thinking about repainting it, but looking at yours make me change my mind !!!! B)

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I wish I could have found one or two in that color. The only ones I saw were red or black. I love what you did to detail this one. Looks nice!

Later-

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Beautiful!

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I was thinking about doing the same exact thing on one of these! Yours came out fantastic. I think this is the best color on these, and your clear makes it all the better.

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Looks great....

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Really well done...great finish !!! And a super nice job on the wheels/tires .Makes one want to revist those Polar Lights kits . :)

Edited by Pete L.

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Nice Dodge! The color is great, and the interior looks real. Nice work!

Sam

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You certainly dolled up that Dodge nicely!

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sharp

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Thanks guys for the great comments. This was one of those kits that was suppose to go together fast but the more I did to it the more I wanted to do. It is a really nicely detailed kit even though it's advertised as a snap kit. I glued most everything as I went. I'm glad you all liked it :)

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Very, very nice.

B)

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Ron, ya killing us, another stunner, check out the perfect reflection in the boot lid

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Gorgeous model. Love the color and the interior details.

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Nice B)

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Gotta say the same. NICE MoPar!!

I have this kit started. Got to get back to her & Finish!!!

I also have the Hardtop in pale yellow/cream.

Should have bought both that KB had that day.

Last kits the store had!!!!

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Thanks again for the great comments...Dr. Cranky, Ray & Dan. I've got the yellow hardtop as well Dan, although it's not built yet. I did look at the finish & I decided it looked a lot shinier than the convertible did so I didn't clear coat it. I may do it when I'm ready to build...we'll see.

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Sharp and clean!

Thank You for sharing

Later
Russ

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