'60's style Bugatti Showrod

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Just got this off my workbench. Had a blast building it.

Here's some details, but I hope the pix speak for themselves.

Body/Frame/Seat from the old Monogram kit. Cowl sectioned 3", lengthened 5". Frame Z'd 4" in front 6" in the back.

Engine from AMT parts pack. Suspension parts from Revell '32 Ford & Tweety Pie.

Scratchbuilt Hallock style windshield and underslung radiator below supercharger. Paint is Tamiya Clear Red over Testors "Diamond Dust" and lots of Alclad.

Whatcha think?

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Now that is seriously cool. B)

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Nicely done. Where did the headlights come from?

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oh come on ,, this is to much,, talk about kookie cool ,, this is like beyond unreal , a Big congrats on this ,,,, psssssssssssst i bet he can't make a battery terminal ,,, i did ,,, :lol:

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Oh man. That is cool! Nice work.

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This is TOP !!! Nice paintjob.....

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Beautifully done, I love it when anyone takes a step from the norm.

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Posted

Wow! Nice original build of an old classic. That's sweeeeet!!!

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Posted

That is way cool. Does the trunk open ? It looks like it may.

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Posted

That's one cool ride. Nice work.

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Posted

Very nice!

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Posted

Great work, that it beautiful. That kinda work gives us hacks something to work towards.

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Posted

Tim that is one great looking model.

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Posted

Very cool and nicely done. Not over he top crazy but different enough to be noticed. Great paint on the body and all the "metal".

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I have one of those kits, and I would have never guessed it could look so cool. Great build Tim, Love every square inch!!!

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Extremely nice, clean and SHINY :) :) :) . Don't you think the engine might need to be cooled off? Can you share your source of gauges? I like that 4 in 1 deal. What scale is this puppy?

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Very cool! .. nice job on that

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Very cool ?

Try sub zero !! :wub::wub:

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Wow...this is really cool Tim. Great work on the engine. Where did you get the great looking hose clamps?

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Incredible! Beautiful work.

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BEAUTIFUL BUILD!!! Love the Color...

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Now there's something different! Great idea, and very well done.

Sam

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That's beyond awesome! Super nice job Tim.

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Hey, it's finished! Can't wait to see it "in person" this Monday... just outstanding!

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Love that colour!!

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