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69 Chevelle

Post by dv8v8 on Thu 21 Mar 2013, 1:50 pm

this is my latest project, AMT's 69 Chevelle its a reissue of an old kit but does have a lot of extra goodies in it and despite being an oldie some of the detail is pretty good, plan is to keep it simple with only a few detail upgrades this is where im up to so far.


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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by Shoey on Fri 22 Mar 2013, 12:16 am

Sits very nice I say!

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by frozono on Fri 22 Mar 2013, 9:33 pm

Nice............. Cool witch color you are going to use....... Rolling Eyes

Somthing like this............. Rolling Eyes Twisted Evil



Cool


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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by dv8v8 on Fri 22 Mar 2013, 11:07 pm

gunna try a custom paintjob black and grey with a touch of red

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by Bigdaddy0 on Fri 22 Mar 2013, 11:18 pm

I built this kit many moons ago. Look forward to seeing this completed to your normal top standard. Paint sounds pretty cool. Be watching hoe this turns out. cheers

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by zenrat on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 10:44 am

Is this the kit with the dodgy rear lights?

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by dv8v8 on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 11:47 am

dunno Fred havent got that far yet ...just had a look at them and cant see a problem, will let u know when it comes to fitting them

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by allan on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 12:44 pm

popcorn

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by doorslammerfan on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 2:40 pm

zenrat wrote:Is this the kit with the dodgy rear lights?

Yep they just dont fit very nicely, some seem to be better than others, so just check before you go to paint

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by dv8v8 on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 5:28 pm

thanks guys will do

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by dv8v8 on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 6:25 pm

yup they dont fit, not even close! thanks guys can fix them before i go any further.




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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by dv8v8 on Sat 23 Mar 2013, 11:46 pm

engine is ready to be fitted



interior is done


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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by allan on Sun 24 Mar 2013, 8:31 am

cool engine and seat tub

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by Carps on Sun 24 Mar 2013, 6:33 pm

Man, don'tcha hate it when bits fit so poorly?

Then don'tcha ;ove it when ya got mates to warn you so you don't go nuts thinkin you've messed sumpin up?

Lookin good so far, even like the big wheels, guess I must be mellowing with age, or whatever it is mellows a fellow. twothumbsup

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Re: 69 Chevelle

Post by zenrat on Sun 24 Mar 2013, 11:00 pm

dv8v8 wrote:yup they dont fit, not even close! thanks guys can fix them before i go any further.




Can't remember where I read about this, but IIRC originally this kit had chrome bezels with red clear inserts. At some stage cost reducing resulted in what we see here.

Still, better you know now than when it's too late.

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