Golden Nugget

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That's a cool model - I prefer the "before" wheels though.

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killer model, I as well like the original wheels too. But its your model :)

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Nice build, but i do prefer the whitewalls?

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I like it the new way - but no front brakes? And it's SHINY :) :) :)

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Very nice build! I like the new front rims.

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The wheels (and the whitewalls) in the first photo are waaaaaaaaay better. If those clunky-looking spokes in the second photo and beyond were supposed to be an upgrade, you made a mistake! The spokes are far too thick and out of scale... they scream "model."

Nice model, BTW. Aside from the front wheels, I really like it.

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I think the problem are the OG brake drums. It would be easy to put the first wheels back on without the drums!

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I like the wide whites and wires in front. However, I'd go with a wide white slick in the back to match. This is a really nice build. If you look at both pics, the car could be from a different time period in each pic.

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Nice looking car no matter what you choose .

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This looks so cool - love it.

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How's that!

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Looks nice either way but I think the whites look better also.

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How's that!

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Yes!

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Looks great, If you keep the wihites you need whites on the back, I like the skinnys but harrys right they are to cheep for this nice a car maby a better set of skinnys I looked thru my stash for some but no luck. sorry

Eather way great car

good luck Laz

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Very cool build regardless James. I dig the cycle wheels though. Maybe they'd look better with a little black wash detailing?

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Looks great!!!

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Really nice build! but I have to go with the common though here and say that the original front rims look much better.

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Which wheels are on the rear? I'm guessing some type of "mag" wheel?

The finned front drum brakes aren't a problem, IMHO, but the spoked wheels are-- both styles. Slap some mag style wheels on the front to match the rears and you're good.

Is the paint Testor's Inca Gold? :wub:

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:rolleyes: Very cool build! I'd prefer mags or 10 spokes up front as my personal choice. I'd like to build one this nice. How did you make your hinges for the doors?

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Looks good both ways if you ask me. That's me... Mr. Indecisive. :lol:

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Cool build, definitely like the white walls better.

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Thanks guys. The paint is Inca Gold and several coats of clear. I made half barrel hinges using the molded in door hinges, took alot of careful cutting!

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The rear wheels are from one of the dragster kits, I think.

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Again, thanks for the interest.

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Like so many others, I prefer the original front wheels. One thing to consider would be whitewall slicks at the rear... Maybe? But I dig the overall look and the rear 3/4 view is killer.

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...the rear 3/4 view is killer.

Oh yeah! That's the money shot!

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