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Falcon dirt car

Post by silverfox on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 11:15 am

AMT Ford Falcon dirt car kit body , AMT nascar chassis , Freds resin workshop rims and tires. Masking tape cut with pinking shears scissors. Tamiya paint.






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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by DeeCee on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 11:17 am

COOL, i've seen this kit reduced to bugger all, still never bothered, but this makes them look appealing, well built silverfox.

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by Paul on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 11:19 am

...Very sweet Falcon!!

If you used a Nascar Chassis, does that mean you still have to kit chassis left over?? only ask because I'm looking for one to use under a stock Falcon body (resin).

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by silverfox on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 11:26 am

No longer have the chassis , sorry, was given to someone a while back for another project.

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by mgy125 on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 11:28 am

Very nice! Hope mine turn out as good looking as yours. A+

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Post by doorslammerfan on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 12:04 pm

looks good, I like the paint scheme

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Post by dv8v8 on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 12:32 pm

bigthumbsup

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Post by allan on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 1:27 pm

very cool dirt car A+

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by zenrat on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 3:23 pm

Nice job. Pinking shears masking tape is a cracking idea.

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Post by RetrospectKustoms on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 6:27 pm

Very, very nice build Silverfox, great job on the paint, that's ace!! twothumbsup

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by hqmon on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 7:30 pm

Excellent work on the Falcon dirt track car. Great tip as well.

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Post by tezza43 on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 7:50 pm

Excellent build mate - looks like a real one.

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Post by Adam Clark on Wed 25 Apr 2012, 10:05 pm

Seen these down to $5 and this is making me think..
Nice build Smile

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by silverfox on Thu 26 Apr 2012, 8:13 am

You guys are right about this kit. Body is only part worth buying the kit for. No good for road car as guards opened out and you really need better tires, can use rims. Old AMT nascar kits are cheap to buy and make good chassis to fit under dirt car bodies. By the way did you see my new driver name - ( 'skid' Marx ).

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by Paul on Thu 26 Apr 2012, 8:55 am

Adam Clark wrote:Seen these down to $5

wtf .....get me some and I will pay ya double!! showus

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by mgy125 on Thu 26 Apr 2012, 9:29 am

Just realized...this must be a new season car. They don't look this good once the racing starts. This is just a superb build of a eeccchh kit. Well done.

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by aussie muscle on Thu 26 Apr 2012, 4:15 pm

its a beautifully turned out piece of art, there.

silverfox wrote:You guys are right about this kit. Body is only part worth buying the kit for. .
tis a shame AMT butchered the molds for the Falcon to make that hideous thing. But there are a few resin bodies available for the street version. i've got both a two door (ebay) and a four door (partsbox) cars to build.

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Post by Kane on Thu 26 Apr 2012, 10:18 pm

Neat build, not my kind of car, but this looks nicely done.

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Post by Yahshu on Thu 26 Apr 2012, 11:58 pm

Very nice build you have there, now if they would just reverse engineer this kit so we can build a stock 2 door out of it.

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by thommo on Thu 03 May 2012, 10:52 pm

Great job would be a shame to take it to the track

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Re: Falcon dirt car

Post by truges on Fri 04 May 2012, 4:19 pm

Really nice build Bruce- it has just the right look. You're a top notch builder mate!!

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Post by checkmate on Fri 04 May 2012, 6:38 pm

Paint looks great, good colour combo and cool pattern.

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