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I've been wanting to build a big, ignorant late 70s style build with the Revell Torino for a while now. Built basically out of the box I swapped the tires with AMT rubber and wheels from the pro-street Superbee. I also swapped the kit aircleaner for triangle ones also from the Superbee kit, headers from a Monogram 5.0 kit, valve covers from the Revell Boss 302 Mustang, and an a/c compressor. The Boss hood scoop is from the 69 Cougar kit and the rear spoiler is from a Revell 69 Mustang. Finally, I swapped the stock exhaust for side pipes from the Monogram 70 Chevelle.

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2 hours ago, Dodge Driver said:

Pretty sweet machine! Are those Gabriel Hi-Jackers I see under there?🙂

I'm not sure, the ride height is built from unmodified kit parts.

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Awesome!   took quite a few photos of what is supposed to be the actual Starsky & Hutch TV car at a local show, so I have those to work with whenever I get to this kit.

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8 hours ago, Tiger89 said:

Awesome!   took quite a few photos of what is supposed to be the actual Starsky & Hutch TV car at a local show, so I have those to work with whenever I get to this kit.

It's builds easy but the fit is a bit too tight in places. I had to sand the edges of the interior down along the window sill for it to fit all the way in after everything was painted. Same with the hood, you will need to take a bit off the sides of the hood for it to fit after everything is painted. The rear glass is also tight after the body is done.

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Thanks for the heads up on the Revell kit.  I'm working on a resin-body '69 Mustang hardtop, which will sort of have the same theme, big & littles, jacked up in the rear, etc.

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That's the 70s in a nutshell!

Stance, sidepipes, tire combination, engine induction - check. 

All it needs is more diamond tuck, shag carpeting and a CB antenna!

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On 4/10/2021 at 12:47 AM, Oldcarfan27 said:

That's the 70s in a nutshell!

Stance, sidepipes, tire combination, engine induction - check. 

All it needs is more diamond tuck, shag carpeting and a CB antenna!

It does have the CB radio from the kit in it, I just need to dig out a guitar string for the antenna. 

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