Wally Booth's ProStock Gremlin

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Just completed my Wally Booth ProStock Gremlin. Decals from Scale Auto Details. Airbrushed Tamiya TS paints. I combined the interior and chassis from an MPC Dyno Don Pinto ProStock with the Gremlin engine and body. The Gremlin chassis is just not up to par for a ProStock model. I think it came out okay.

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Sweet,

I so want to do one of these. Bad.

It's coming up with the chassis seems to be the hard part. I keep thinking about attempting my 1st scratch build to do it.

Already have a conversion 72 bumpers and grille

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Looks great !

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Sweet,

I so want to do one of these. Bad.

It's coming up with the chassis seems to be the hard part. I keep thinking about attempting my 1st scratch build to do it.

Already have a conversion 72 bumpers and grille

sweet build, dont see too many of these. nice work!!

not that hard Bill. or maybe using the fire fighter mustang chassis... just a thought

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sweet build, dont see too many of these. nice work!!

not that hard Bill. or maybe using the fire fighter mustang chassis... just a thought

Already thought about the firefighter mustang2, but it's my understanding one is coil over susp and the other is leaf spring , just don't remember which one is which (might still go this way regardless just for simplicity ,,and just not turn it over )

To the op I saw the in process pics and I REALLY want to do this car, only I am leaning more towards the other paint scheme this car ran under.

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Never heard of Scale Auto Decals, or a conversion kit for the AMT Gremlin who makes what. Great build

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That is outstanding!

Wonderful work!

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Missing Link has a 1972 style grille and bumpers (ft and rear ) I just got a set a few weeks back

I've seen the decals on ebay a few times

But, And I think Slixx now has the decals to do this car as well as Wally Booths 1969 Camaro

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I LOVE it!!!!!!!

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This is FANTASTIC...I to want to do this car.

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That looks great! Detailing is spot-on...

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Nice build!

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Really Cool!

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Detailing is great, love the build

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very cool

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Darryl.... this is a totally cool build and I am digging it. Nice job!

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That is a totally killer Gremlin sir! Great detailing in the engine compartment and the sharpness of the paint masking is beautiful man!

I'm also have the Gremlin on my "Gotta Build" list and yours has inspired me!

Way to go Darryl !! ;)

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Nice build - looks awesome.

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Great job!

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Sweet,

I so want to do one of these. Bad.

It's coming up with the chassis seems to be the hard part. I keep thinking about attempting my 1st scratch build to do it.

Already have a conversion 72 bumpers and grille

Bill,

The old MPC Dyno Don Pinto ProStock chassis is almost a direct replacement. Not much modification needed. Also, unlike the mustang, the Pinto had the same wheelbase as the Gremlion. The Pinto ProStock interior also fits with little modification.

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Never heard of Scale Auto Decals, or a conversion kit for the AMT Gremlin who makes what. Great build

The decals were from Scale Auto Details (my company) and some of my decals have been reviewed by Gregg in Model Cars Magazine. I have a Fotki album where I show many of my decals and some of the resin parts I sell. You can access the Scale Auto Details album at this link: http://public.fotki.com/doctordarryl/scaleautodetails

Resin parts are available to convert the AMT (R2) '76 Gremlin into a 72-73 Gremlin. Another path is to use the 72 front end (grill/bumper and front pan) from the old AMT Gremlin Funny Car kit and cut the rear '76 bumper apart to simulate the 73 bumper/pan.

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Bill,

The old MPC Dyno Don Pinto ProStock chassis is almost a direct replacement. Not much modification needed. Also, unlike the mustang, the Pinto had the same wheelbase as the Gremlion. The Pinto ProStock interior also fits with little modification.

I remember you mentioned this in your build thread, but I would need to also locate a pro stock pinto kit . And they aren't exactly giving them away . Even if I came up with a decent pinto kit I would want to build it as a Gapp-Roush car, there for I would need 2

Thus for me this would not be a car to do if on a budget. So far all have to do this car is the idea and the 72 bumpers/grille .

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Missing Link has a 1972 style grille and bumpers (ft and rear ) I just got a set a few weeks back

I've seen the decals on ebay a few times

But, And I think Slixx now has the decals to do this car as well as Wally Booths 1969 Camaro

Bill,

I have sold a TON of the Wally Booth ProStock Gremlin decals through mail order and eBay. You are correct that Slixx has a new multicar set that includes Wally Booth's Gremlin. I think I may wind up seelling more decal sets than they will for this model since mine were available first and some folks don't want to spend money on decals for another car they will never build. The Slixx set is more expensive and is ideal for those who would want to build a Wally Booth Gremlin and Camero. I will eventually pick up a set of the Slixx decals for my collection. Slixx makes FANTASTIC decals.

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For those interested, I have a three page write up on everything I did to build this model. Send me an e-mail at doctordwp@gmail.com and ask for the Wally Booth ProStock Gremlin writeup and I will send you an electronic copy.

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I remember you mentioned this in your build thread, but I would need to also locate a pro stock pinto kit . And they aren't exactly giving them away . Even if I came up with a decent pinto kit I would want to build it as a Gapp-Roush car, there for I would need 2

Thus for me this would not be a car to do if on a budget. So far all have to do this car is the idea and the 72 bumpers/grille .

Bill,

I understand. I have several of the Dyno Don Pintos along with a started junker kit I bought for the Gremlin project. I also have some of the Gapp & Roush Pinto kits. One of these days I'll build one of each.

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