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1/16th Scale Front Engine Dragster

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Hello All.... Many of you may or may not know about the 1/16th Scale Funny Car I have been building for quite a while. Well I needed a small little break from it and I decided to Pull out this 1/16th Scale Font Engine Dragster that I had started 17 years ago and painted it 3 years ago right before I started my 1/16th Funny Car. Keep in mind that the Chassis was painted way back then all of the engine detail was done back then too. All I really had to do was assemble the rest of the car and call it good. in the past few weeks I was determined to get it done for a show this past weekend and some of the things to finish were..... build the Photo -Etch wire wheel set, get the rear tired mounted and polished, Make the parachute, Color Sand and Polish the body out as well as I re-did the radius rods on the front end because I wasn't happy with how they kit one looked on it because they were all bowed out.

 

I am proud of this build because I haven't finished a model in 3 years due to focusing on my funny car. Now I know this model isn't perfect by any means but happy with it. Anyway here are some pics of it to share with you......

 

 

If you would like to see the progress of the build and what it started out over 3 years ago you can click this link:

 

http://www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=27986&st=0&p=267725

 

 

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Thank you for looking....

Edited by Mooneyzs

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Super nice old-new Digger Chris! and to see it in person is even way better!

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You know you don't have to wait 3 years for paint to dry. : ) All kidding aside your dragster looks terrific. We would not expect any less from you.

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Chris…..'WOW"……..these outside shots really show your detail work…….and for a 17 year old build ………it`s quite amazing……...AWESOME build Little Brother :)

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Very cool man, looks bloody good to me dude

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Chris, I believe the only thing left to do is crank that puppy up so we can hear it run, EXCELLENT job and detail, well done! :)

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Killer build, beautiful model. Dave's right . . . it looks even better in person!

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Count me in for another big WOW!!! Beautiful eye candy for sure!!!

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Chris, those outside shots are outstanding !! The engine detail you did 17 years ago stands the test of time. Excellent work.

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Hey everyone.... I want to thank each an everyone of you for the kind comments and for following along on this build.it is much appreciated.its a great feeling to have this one completed on the shelf. Now I can focus on the funny car :)

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Very impressive work and painting you're showing here Chris.

This looks great. If you're showing this level of completion, I can only try to imagine how the FC will look.

Deep respect for what you made here, sir.

Mark

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