69 Nova SS, 350 with tunnel tam

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I finished this up today. Minus a side mirror cause I broke it. But i'll find a replacement. I wanted a 70's street strip car. And one that was kind of a different color. Here is the build thread http://www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=74725&st=0&p=938169

For a quick summary,

Revell 69 Nova SS

350 with Accel Ignition, tunnel ram

Paint: Rustoleum Dark Bronze

Int: Krylon Saddle Tan with tan flocking

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That is one nice kit!!!!Nice work

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I really like that build. Nice and SHINY :) :) :)

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Sharp build..

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Posted · Report post

You have captured that look. Very well done Nova

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Nice job. Did you pose it with the front wheels off the ground? Are you putting a hood on it?

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Thanks guys. And yes I put a wire under it to get the front wheels in the air. And no, not gonna have a hood.

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Great build!

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Very NICE build Jason! :D

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Very nice!!! Great workmanship.

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Very nice! Love the color. What kit are the traction bars from? I ask because I am planning to build one very similar for a friend that used to have one back in the early 80's. His was a '69 SS as well and had yellow traction bars just like your build.

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Bars came with the kit.

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Posted · Report post

Nice

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Great looking Nova ! ! !

I like the color..

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Nice.

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Thanks for all the compliments! But is there anything that nobody likes or would change?

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Thanks for all the compliments! But is there anything that nobody likes or would change?

Yeah, a spot in one of my cases for it! :P Perhaps a little blackwash to the wheels, just to give a little depth, but I really think it's perfect!

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Thanks for all the compliments! But is there anything that nobody likes or would change?

It looks perfect from my view, great job on it!

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Very nice build, only thing I would change...give it to me so I could put it in my collection! :D

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Very nice build, I love the color choice and combination. They go together perfectly. Had no idea Rustoleum had that color

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Nice Nova! I think this has always been one of the best looking Novas and your color fits perfectly! Good job with the detailing all over too and I like that wheel and tire combo. Just add Radiator hose clamp(s) and you're ready to fire it up ;) !

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I seen guys put hose clamps on these. What are they using? Or are they just painting them on?

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I like it. Perfect stance.

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I seen guys put hose clamps on these. What are they using? Or are they just painting them on?

I've used a thin strip of BMF to make those clamps. Someone offers those in Photo Etch too, but can't remember who...Detail Master, maybe?

Again, nice Nova!

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That color looks right at home on a Nova. I seem to remember seeing a bronze-brown very similar to that in the paint chips.

Nice color, and nicely-executed model.

Charlie Larkin

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