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Very nice piece..Unfortunately the tail light is upside down..The flat part should be on top and the curved part on the bottom..Not liking the glue in w/shield and rear glass..Would be better from under the body..Otherwise very nicely done with the right proportions..Excellent..This will be a huge success and with maybe some other versions Belvedere with a bench seat,drag versions..Going to be BIG...

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That's builder error putting the tail lights on upside down.. I probably should have looked at the exploded drawings and and checked part numbers before I glued them on the body!..

Edited by Dave Metzner

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Dave and Art

Thanks for the pictures the car looks fantastic. I really love the correct spinner wheel covers also. I will be spending some money on these this year.

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I agree with Dave Metzner on the taillights. I always regretted AMT taking the 49 Mercury taillights off the chrome tree and molding them in the clear red. Good luck getting nice chrome trim on those odd shaped roundy-round pieces! As much as I like clear red taillight lenses, occasionally, they just don't work.

I usually use Testors 1104 Dark Red for my lenses. It's just translucent enough that one coat usually gives you a very realistic lense. Sometimes I'll spray Testors 1204 in a paint lid, and flow that in. Works great on small detailed lenses.

Anyway, I think Mobius has another hit on their hands. Looking fwd to the 65 Comet!

Edited by Dave Darby

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What a nice Mopar, thank's for the pictures..

Difinately another one to buy!!!

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As much as I like clear red taillight lenses, occasionally, they just don't work.

I agree . The only time that clear red (or chromed , but to a lesser degree) is frustrating to me is when back-up lights are moulded as part of the lens !

Pearl White paint is fine , but there's no dimension to it !

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I would assume like the 56 Chrysler 300B the Satellite emblems for the front fenders are decals or are they inscribed on the body later? Thanks again.

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I just looked at the underside pics again, doesn't the center section of the 8 1/4 inch rear end look a bit undersize.

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hard to say,,,may just be the angle of the picture.

could be the tubes are to thick

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I know one thing the mufflers look really correct!

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I just looked at the underside pics again, doesn't the center section of the 8 1/4 inch rear end look a bit undersize.

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I'll be getting at least one of these, but I'm wondering what's with the circles on the rear of the chassis, outboard of the springs? What are they supposed to represent?

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I'll be getting at least one of these, but I'm wondering what's with the circles on the rear of the chassis, outboard of the springs? What are they supposed to represent?

I guess they are rubber plugs just like David suggested, but here is a proof that they are there on real '65 Satellite:

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Edited by W-409

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This is cool. Can't wait to get one. Now I can build the black one from the beginning of the movie Hot Rod. Still need to find someone to do the decals for the 69 Cutlass in the movie.

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I noticed a lack of a front sway-bar, being a big block car it should have one

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Not necessarily, sway bars on the early b bodies is kinda rare

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I just looked at the underside pics again, doesn't the center section of the 8 1/4 inch rear end look a bit undersize.

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I meant 8 3/4 inch rear end, not 8 1/4 as my fumble fingers accidentally wrote.

I think the rear end would look a bit beefier than that, but it might be the picture.

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