Restored original owner '68 Imperial Crown Coupe JoHan

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Just finished this one up today. I bought it new in 1984. It's a JoHan re-issued X-EL promo. Took it apart, cleaned it, re-finished the interior correctly, buffed out the body (factory Turbine Bronze metallic), stripped and re-shot the bumpers in Alclad, (original chrome was shot), blackwashed where applicable, "redwashed" the tail light panel, and then did all the BMF. I've always wanted this in my case, now I can finally put it in there!

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It came out BEAUTIFULLY! It was always a beautiful car, and you've built a beautiful copy of it!

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Really nice save.....it's beautiful!!!

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Sweet lookin' Mopar.

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Very nice !

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Great looking car. That red wash looks very good on the taillights.

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very nice and soo clean . love it

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Very nice. I have two of those, molded in bright taxi yellow, that I have had for as many years. Someone had swiped the chassis out of them, put both remainders in the same box and sold it to me for $3. Price tag is still on the box. I need to figure out what chassis would work under the Chrysler.

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Great job. You can be proud to add it to your showcase.

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That car has lots of class. I need to get me one of them.

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Alan, it looks beautiful!

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Awesome, clean build. It looks great stock, but I cant help imagining what a nice mild custom this would be...

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Beautiful job!!! I love 60's Land Yachts.

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Simply beautiful, clean build of a neat 60's Mopar

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That's a rare one in real or model form. Very nice work on it. It looks classy and clean!

Sam

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Man, that is very sharp looking and cleanly detailed.

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Now there's something you don't see everyday.

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Love your build! As I get older, I find myself wanting to build less common cars. I'm tired of Mustangs and Camaros.

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Beautiful...I have an older promo of this car in cream w/ a black top w a 'Tournament of Roses' parade decal.

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I've never seen one of these before, in scale or 1:1. Very nice work.

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very clean!

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Sweet!

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Beautiful model.

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Alan , that is beautiful ! Great job rebuilding it back to pristine condition . I love those big Chryslers !

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I remember a nice, clean '68 4-door for sale when I was in college. If I had the money, or could've found a way to get it...

Very nice job on that.

Charlie Larkin

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