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Post by allan on Sun 05 Sep 2010, 6:30 pm

this one that I will be building up as a roadster,main part is the Revell/Monogram '32 ford highboy street rod kit (85-7625) will be using the fennders from Revell '32 ford 3-window coupe (85-7605) both are 1/25,will be building roadster from whats in the kit,colour will be a candy red,still thinking on seats colour,flat black,tan,white.
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Post by Geoff on Sun 05 Sep 2010, 7:41 pm

Thats going to look nice in candy red Allan, cant wait to see her in colour
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Post by michael on Sun 05 Sep 2010, 7:44 pm

looking forward to seeing this allan wowwee
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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by allan on Mon 06 Sep 2010, 7:25 am

Thank's,Geoff,Michael,candy red is he only colour I think for a 32 roadster,OH the coupe will be built as a high boy at a much later date.
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Post by Kane on Mon 06 Sep 2010, 4:56 pm

Nice!
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Post by Kynan on Tue 07 Sep 2010, 1:35 pm

It will be nice in that colour is it going to be in a modern style or retro
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Post by allan on Wed 08 Sep 2010, 6:34 pm

Kynan,it will be built modern,found new colour for this one its going metalic purple nail enamel,its going to make this one POP. Twisted Evil
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Post by allan on Mon 01 Nov 2010, 1:30 pm

been thinking on this one,going to look at turning it to RHD and been 1/25 scale I have a resin 6 cly' 186 engine in same scale that will drop in it, Cool
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Post by allan on Mon 01 Nov 2010, 2:50 pm

here is mock up of engine in roadster,
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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by tezza43 on Mon 01 Nov 2010, 5:48 pm

Nice one Allan - love those 32's and that 186.

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Post by allan on Mon 01 Nov 2010, 6:15 pm

tezza43,will be putting 3 side draught webbers on it Twisted Evil BMF the side plates,engine comes with a finned tapper cover,don't know which one to use,the one I use will be BMF too. Very Happy
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Post by Bryce on Mon 01 Nov 2010, 7:45 pm

Cool. Good to see something different!

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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by tezza43 on Tue 02 Nov 2010, 8:29 am

Allan here's some pics of a triple Weber 186 - may be useful for reference?





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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by allan on Tue 02 Nov 2010, 10:29 am

Thank's Tezza43,yes they are a great help. bigthumbsup
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Post by Kynan on Thu 04 Nov 2010, 8:17 pm

I had the triple Webber's in a LJ That I should never of sold. That were set-up the same as the pictures
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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by allan on Fri 05 Nov 2010, 8:38 am

Kynan,there was a mid night black LJ Torana down here years ago with webbers on it the girl that owned it was building it up for a show car never seen it finisheddon't know what happen to it had white leather seats in it.,can get webbers from TPB.still thinking on wheels for this one kit ones or others.
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Post by allan on Fri 17 Dec 2010, 4:37 pm

just gotten a set of tripple webbers for the engine from the parts box Twisted Evil
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Post by allan on Sat 18 Dec 2010, 10:51 am

found a set of wheels of this one,going to paint it candy red using the following colours from Tamiya basecoat will be Tamiya TS-18 metallic red followed by TS-74 clear(candy)red,then TS-13 gloss coat.
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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by Geoff on Sat 18 Dec 2010, 11:01 am

Colour sounds spot on for this build also like the wheel/tyre choice to is that the stance your looking for? Any ideas on wheel colour yet? Allan....
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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by allan on Sat 18 Dec 2010, 11:07 am

No idea on colour for the wheels, Laughing
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Re: 32 Roadster

Post by allan on Sat 03 Oct 2015, 3:47 pm

I Just found the engine for this one this morning thought it was lost for good, Shocked  going to dust it of and build it. Laughing  better late then never. Laughing 
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