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  1. 14 hours ago, slusher said:

    Nice color!

    Thanks Carl.

     

    14 hours ago, TransAmMike said:

    Lookin good James and man, what a deal on the kit.  My small city Ollies seldom has any decent models when they have them.

    Thanks Mike. I have two Ollie's in my area, but both are about 35 miles away from me.

  2. 7 hours ago, Zippi said:

    Gotta love those Great deals.  That should be a nice build James.

    Thanks Bob.

     

    5 hours ago, Keef said:

    I bought two of those at Ollie’s, mainly for the wheels and tires and some other pieces. I’ll be watching this to see what you do with it .

    The wheels do look good. I'm wondering what the engine is supposed to be. A duel turbo 350 maybe, IDK.

  3. 16 hours ago, PhilipLeblanc said:

    Wow! That's a fantastic find! Scoring a '69 Camaro Z/28 model at 33% off during Ollie's holiday sale is quite the catch. What are you planning to do with it?

    Well, I think I will build it. I build mostly OOB, maybe put some plug wires on the engine.

  4. Tried a different paint for this one. Vallejo Model Color Gun Metal Blue. It thinned well with Mr. Hobby leveling thinner. Came out ok. This was the Coke kit, but I didn't use any of the decals. Nice kit. Mostly OOB build, I added plug wires and I didn't like the looks of the big chrome headlight bezels so I just kinda frenched them in and put some foil behind them. I lost the center post for the windshield, made another one, but forgot to install it before I took the photos.  All comments welcome and thanks for looking.

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  5. 20 hours ago, espo said:

    Good looking color. The side view of the body looks nice and smooth. 

    Thanks.

     

    16 hours ago, customline said:

    I'm curious about the custom engine. It seems kinda small. Does anyone know what it's supposed to be? Small block MoPar?

    Niiiiiiiiiiice paint, James! Beautiful blue. Can't wait to see it in foil 😍

    Thanks Jim. I think it's supposed to be a 340 Mopar.

     

    5 hours ago, David G. said:

    That's a pretty color and it seems right for the time period.

    David G.

    Thanks.

     

    5 hours ago, Zippi said:

    The 41 is coming right along James.  Great looking body color.

    Thanks Bob.

     

    3 hours ago, NOBLNG said:

    Looking good!👍 I too like that colour on it.😎

    Thanks.

  6. 1 hour ago, TransAmMike said:

     

    Oh yeah James, with clear on it that will be prrrrty!   You still strummin'??

    Thanks Mike. Yea, I pick up the Les Paul every now and then.

  7. Got the engine ready, primer on the body, got some more work to do on it. And got the chassis painted in Tamiya Black. Going to try some Vallejo Model Color in Gunmetal Blue on the body.

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  8. On 1/26/2024 at 5:37 PM, Yeah Nah said:

    Looks good James. I assume you used some sort of decal setting solution?

    I used the Testors solution. The problem was they were too big for the car. Lots of overlap where it should not be.

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