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Revell-Monogram 1/25th kit circa 1998. Kit was missing quite a few pieces, but regardless modifications are as followed: Kit's dashboard was lacking instrument gauges, ones were added using unused Revell Datsun 240z decals Kit's side glass pieces were missing, so mesh screening pieces were used in their place Custom LT1 style fuel injection setup made from an AMT 94 Camaro manifold and a 67 Impala Prostreet 427 intake Edlebrock valve covers from AMT '34 Ford 350 V8. Air Filter is unknown piece from parts bin. Kit was missing headers, so ones were gathered using stock
Aerovette produced by Revell/Monogram 1/25 scale (when they made the hated folding boxes), WIP thread. Built Box Stock, with some changes of colors, most notable it's not silver (where is the DUH emoticon?). Very basic, no opening anything, not steerable, no pedals or wipers, few parts but very well engineered and molded. The tires are toxic, melted on the rear window; this forum is great, Dann in Phoenix gave me a good one (which had tiny melt on a corner but isn't visible). I added some details, such as stainless steel dash trim and paper headliner, drilled exhaust tips. The decals had
Since everyone is getting excited about Chevrolet finally producing a mid-engine Corvette, dragged this Aerovette out to take a look. It was 1980 (39 years ago) when they ditched the wankel engine and put in a proper V8. I like the design, including the Jalousie windows, and you can see some styling cues were carried into the production cars. Revell produced this in 1998. It's typical Revell quality, some flash, simplified parts, but what is most annoying is the folding box! ? But it does have the highway for display. ? The usual amount of parts. Turbine wheels, no
I picked this up at the Phoenix model swap meet. I don't see that anyone has reviewed, much less built this kit (yes I did a search, two hits). I looked on eBay *after* I bought it, does not appear to be a sought after collectible kit, so should I open it?