1968 Ford Galaxie GT rebuilder

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This was another rebuilder that I got on Ebay. I know some guys won't like the big wheels, but this car has such large wheel openings it was just begging for some 20's.

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Thats awesome!! Nice work.

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That body has some weird twists and bends to it.

And you're right about the "some guys won't like the giant wheels" thing... :P

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i like the big wheels, great job , nice build

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10-4 on a thumbs down on the rims.

The rest of it....not bad at all. Fords of that vintage look good in that green. Put the stock wheels or a nice set of Cragars on it, and I'd be happy to have that on my shelf.

Charlie Larkin

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VERY NICE!!

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Very nice and clean. I like the wheels - they certainly look good on the car.

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Looks nice!

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Super cool, everything is right about that model

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I don't like the big wheels in general, but you're right; they do look pretty good on this car. Nice job.

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I don't like the big wheels in general, but you're right; they do look pretty good on this car. Nice job.

Ditto!

Ron, you've really nailed the paint-and-finish department! Beautiful model!!

B)

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Great looking build, the wheels give it a modern look..

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Nice lookin' model Ron. The wheels look right at home to me

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Yep, the wheels are ugly, but the car and the build is awesome.

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It's REALLY nice! What color is it? It sure makes it!

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Love it! I think big wheels look perfect on a big car... and Galaxies of this vintage were, indeed, gigantic!

That body has some weird twists and bends to it.

I think it comes with age. I've had two of the AMT '68's, and both of the bodies were warped beyond much use.

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I am really liking this forum! It's refreshing to get honest opinions & not just lip service. Interesting how divided people are on the new style "large" rims. I personally don't mind the bigger rims on some cars...as long as they aren't hideously huge as on a "Donk". I really didn't notice any body warp & the model sits level on a flat surface. It might just have been my amateur photography, although I did see a couple sink marks in the front fender where the core support is. Thank you for all the comments & input...this will help me to be a better model builder. Not sure what color green that is, George 53, as I painted this one several years ago.

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Great looking model Ron. My first car was a '67 Galaxy. Yep they are big boats.

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I like it; wheels and all!

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Looks good to me. It could be a tad lower if it were mine. I can even dig the wheels.

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Looks great!

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or black centres on those wheels would have made the car look super awesome.

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Looks great! I amnot a real fan of the colour green, but this sure does look good! Nice job.

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B)

Simply Amazing work!!

Hey if the shoe fits . . . Your choice of rims is "dead on" Man!!

Thank You for sharing

Later

Russ

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Great model but I also say the wheels are a no-no.

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