Benny Parson's '71 Mercury Cyclone - Updated Pictures

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Body: Original MPC Mercury Cyclone

Chassis: Polar Light's Torino

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Good lord, that is a beautiful build! Congrats! I don't believe I've seen Benny's ride built before. I have the Model King reissue of the Cyclone that I hope to build into David Pearson's car some day.

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Yes, that IS nice! Did the body just drop down on there, or did you have to make it fit?

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Yes, that IS nice! Did the body just drop down on there, or did you have to make it fit?

No, it took some work. But the Polar Lights' chassis and engine is WAY more accuracte than the MPC kit.

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Good lord, that is a beautiful build! Congrats! I don't believe I've seen Benny's ride built before. I have the Model King reissue of the Cyclone that I hope to build into David Pearson's car some day.

Thanks Tony. I thought about doing Pearson's car but I decided to do some thing a little different

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Mighty nice looking Cyclone , and that 429 looks awesome !

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Beautiful build! Excellent paint and decal work, plus the chassis-swap and detailing added to that 429 make this an incredible build!

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Very cool! Great to see more of the 60's-70's cars get some love. Back when the cars were still kinda stock and the "chrome horn" was real metal. Nice work.

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Big Parsons fan here. That is doggone nice.

Bob

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that's one beautiful build....I like the 70-71 Cyclone in any form.

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Beautiful build! Excellent paint and decal work, plus the chassis-swap and detailing added to that 429 make this an incredible build!

Thanks. The 429 just clears the shock towers. It is one BIG engine.

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Very cool! Great to see more of the 60's-70's cars get some love. Back when the cars were still kinda stock and the "chrome horn" was real metal. Nice work.

Yea, I dont care for any of the cars after the 80's.

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Added updated pictures. Hope you like them.

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I like them! great looking build! Whats all that in the background?

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Sweet build.

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Excellent model! Great job!

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Oscar that is a photo from our model club meeting (Maryland Automotive Modelers Association), other member's builds on the display table.

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The Cyclone looks super! Very nice work :)

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Nice job JC. B)

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SUPER nice clean build....my favorite!

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Very cool! Great to see more of the 60's-70's cars get some love. Back when the cars were still kinda stock and the "chrome horn" was real metal. Nice work.

Ill second that bbowser....love the 60s and 70s stuff myself...real cars back then. Nice build!

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This is a real nice build , looks great , I have built the James Hylton version of this car , I have to post it one day .

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Please do post it Bruce, would love to see it.

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Well done!

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Very nice build, JC!

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