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I am building the revel 1989 red SC kit I think its 1:25 size. A couple problems I have run into along the way the required modding the parts to fit right, any building the kit I could go into detail.

Current problems warped body, solution will glue metal crossmembers with JB weld to hold it in place

Also missing a small part. Just as the title says I am missing the rear view mirror with this kit I know some of you guys do model cars does anyone have a left over rear view mirror from some other car that you'd think would work. Here are some build pics

The interior paint looks a lot lighter than it really is because of the flash. However IRL its not so lowrider looking its a dark green like my car but glossy. The exterior is also meant to match my car, it comes very close.
















Anyone who gives me a usable rear view mirror can get for free in exchange the left over parts/decals in the kit. It includes the body kit custom exhaust tips and wheels. Tbird-ize any similar sized car.


 

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Wow, that is pretty detailed, and nice job on all the paint work...I want to get one an do it up like my car now :D too bad they never made a 94+ version of this kit....close enough I guess.
 

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Tanks EARL , this is as close as its getting to your car too so you can buy this one and get close to it. Or try your luck with customizing the NASCAR kit. I tried to add all the detail there is in the kit. I went with a TCCoA look in mind, note the aluminum swapped LCAs and Diff and DS. Thought about adding the RTLB when Im done. You cant see it real well but I added real exhaust hangers in 3 spots, mainly to pull the exhaust up snug where it should be, not hanging low. I also had to make some clearancing mods to the inner door panels. They had to be shaven down so the seats and the panels would sit right. I had to cut into the inner pass seat for it to sit closer to the center hump and this made room for the door panel. I couldn't believe how much work that was needed to make it fit.

You need a dremel to do these kits, or something better.

Also had to slide the engine/trans back a 1/4" to actually touch the DS end. I shaved down a bit of the trans on the Xmember contact point to do that.

Maybe some other troubles in the kit that I cant remember. I definitely learned I can do a better job with all the right tools.
 

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I built so many of these back in the day. They had those Aero wheels or whatever as an option. I cant remember exactly what they looked like but they were cool. Was that anything real?

I cant believe how detailed this thing is! I didnt know the bodies would warp. I would just throw these things together all the time when I was younger, painting them ridiculous colors. Sorry, I dont have a mirror, but this is cool!
 

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Even the models need work.Lol

Whens it getting the dohc swap?
 

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Even the models need work.Lol

Whens it getting the dohc swap?
thanks Rob.

Yeah even the models have become repair projects I have plenty of JB weld And metal strips to hold the car straight. But I cant begin til the interior and windows are in.

Until I get a mirror this is on hold because its really all Im waiting on, the car is done, ready to assemble.

Thanks again yeah its as detailed as I can get. Note the 4 bolts on the exhaust flat black cross member. I dotted each with a gold paint pen, you can go real small with one. I also painted the exhaust ring around the exit of the center muffler with the same pen. Its very handy, have one in silver. Ill do the outside stripes in a fine felt tip black marker. I must go out and buy a marker however LOL. Yeah its not paint but it makes neat black lines. I'll paint the bigger parts but I'm going for all the proper exterior marks I can make. The tbird on the hood isn't perfectly casted so it will stay body color. and the red tails will be all red aka 96-97 style. The birds on it are really tiny and I'm debating trying it.
 

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Terrible, That color combo was never available on a SC!


J/K I love these models, I just never finish them (just like the real thing lol)

One of these days I'll have to finish the Cougar model I started like 3 years ago
 

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Terrible, That color combo was never available on a SC!


J/K I love these models, I just never finish them (just like the real thing lol)

One of these days I'll have to finish the Cougar model I started like 3 years ago
How about the rear view mirror from your kit LOL :D you dont need it do you :zwall:
 

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PM me your adress and I will send you one. I have three of the Cougar kits.

Plus I have a pretty extensive collection of kits :D:D:D It's grown since these pictures were taken. :D

The Cougar kits are in the second pic.

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Paint scheme?

Hello LOLA

Could you post or send me a picture of your Stock cars?

I am looking for a paint scheme for my stockcar

Looking toward blue, currently Black.

:wavey:
 

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Oh my gosh you have tons of models. Does anyone know if they ever made a 96+ MN12 model? Also didnt know they had a Cougar kit too!
 

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Wow it would take me the rest of my life to do all those models. Ok maybe just a really really really long time.

LOLLA Ill PM you thanks.
 

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Its about time I post an update I finished the car.

pics are coming
 

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I had lots of trouble getting the hood to shut and the piping to even work in the car. All the modding to fit reminded me how real tbirds can be. I also lost a headlight lens somehow so minus that being gone Im happy with it. LOLA got another pretty place. The car is also for sale ;)



























 
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