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  Topic: Fireball Roberts '57 Ford---1/25 Revell
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Replies: 16
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:50 pm   Subject: Fireball Roberts '57 Ford---1/25 Revell
Nice clean build!!! Thanks for sharing with all us.
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
"Fireball"

Replies: 39
Views: 748

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:19 pm   Subject: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Thanks for the nice comments everyone. I did not use the kit decals, the kit was the first issue with generic decals. My car was done with Powerslide's excellent sheet.

My tires and wheels were PP ...
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
"Fireball"

Replies: 39
Views: 748

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:14 pm   Subject: Re: Early cars
[quote="hemiman_1999"]
Bobby what chrome pens are you referring to I have the Molotow units they have been around for a while they do a nice job but do have a few issues is there another ty ...
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
"Fireball"

Replies: 39
Views: 748

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
I do, sorry no pics. Bill J, are those PPP wheels, and tires on your sweet "57 Chevy build?
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
"Fireball"

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:01 pm   Subject: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Man!!! That's one cheated up nose on that Speed Chicken!!!
  Topic: Working together for better models
"Fireball"

Replies: 11
Views: 1052

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:04 pm   Subject: Working together for better models
I'm on board. We'll have to narrow our focus at first, so that our objective is achievable, and affordable. By the time we're done, the kit may be cost prohibitive. I think it's a noble cause, and wor ...
  Topic: Junior Johnson 63 Chevrolet
"Fireball"

Replies: 12
Views: 1061

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:42 pm   Subject: Junior Johnson 63 Chevrolet
Bill J, anymore progress, and pics? What are you going to use for the long truck arms, and their mounts to the X-member frame. What do you have in mind for the front suspension, and clip? Thanks for s ...
  Topic: bobby allisons hardee;s for ranier racing
"Fireball"

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:28 am   Subject: bobby allisons hardee;s for ranier racing
Fantastic build!!! Your attention to the details shows well in your build. Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: 1997 Bill Elliot Mac Tonight Tbird
"Fireball"

Replies: 6
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:25 am   Subject: 1997 Bill Elliot Mac Tonight Tbird
That's awesome!!! The kit is a real challenge to build, decal out of the box, and make it look right. You did a wonderful job with your build, thanks for sharing.
  Topic: Coming soon! Powerslide resin chassis
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1533

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:55 pm   Subject: Re: Powerslide resin chassis
It's a lot more involved than that. I think I've gone over it before but in brief in order to lower the front end on Revell b-body Mopars, you have to cut into the floor pans to correct the torsion ba ...
  Topic: Junior Johnson 63 Chevrolet
"Fireball"

Replies: 12
Views: 1061

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: Re: Jr's 63 Chevrolet
Quick tip, the AMT 66 Buick Riviera has a separate X frame chassis and most of the floor pan is similar to the 63 Chevy. It's on the way to North Carolina as soon as "Fireball"sends me my Jo ...
  Topic: 1/16 Dukes Charger
"Fireball"

Replies: 4
Views: 585

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:04 pm   Subject: 1/16 Dukes Charger
The DOH roll cage is not complete, and you'll need the Petty, or Baker kit cage to be complete. There are other NASCAR race goodies missing in the DOH kit, but since you're going curbside, they may no ...
  Topic: Junior Johnson 63 Chevrolet
"Fireball"

Replies: 12
Views: 1061

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:35 pm   Subject: Junior Johnson 63 Chevrolet
Just look at the RK Motors video of this car, as Bobby has noted.
  Topic: Coming soon! Powerslide resin chassis
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1533

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:56 pm   Subject: Coming soon! Powerslide resin chassis
Personally, I think it'd be great to have a correct, basic, race ready MoPar chassis. Both early, and later versions. It'd save me from wasting two, three, or more kits just to get some basic race com ...
  Topic: BA '73 Chevelle chassis question
"Fireball"

Replies: 20
Views: 2295

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:25 am   Subject: BA '73 Chevelle chassis question
Yes, that's an excellent reference article!!! Thanks for sharing. This should be made into a sticky.
  Topic: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1187

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:02 am   Subject: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
Looks to be CAD pics, and not the real deal. Hopefully they will address these issues before production begins. The potential has me all giddy!!!
  Topic: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1187

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:30 pm   Subject: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
Those '85 Birds look super slick!!! Mongo like!!!
  Topic: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1187

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:06 am   Subject: Re: Mopar or no-car
Only until NASCAR or the NHRA changes the rules. What basic design now makes roughly twelve thousand horsepower and still rules the ultimate drag racing class? It ain't a Ford or Chevy!!! See comment ...
  Topic: #21 David Pearson purolator cyclone
"Fireball"

Replies: 16
Views: 1353

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:49 pm   Subject: #21 David Pearson purolator cyclone
That is just soooooo sweet!!! Very well executed build. Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1187

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:33 pm   Subject: New Scalextric Chevy Monte Carlo Aero coupe 1/32 slot car!!!
Now,... where's the '88-'89 Beak Bird to blow the doors off the Monte Carlo???
  Topic: Now in stock at Mike's Decals... Revell Daytona!
"Fireball"

Replies: 3
Views: 933

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:20 pm   Subject: Now in stock at Mike's Decals... Revell Daytona!
I want to know what's in the box!!!

Hi Dave. Go to the Model Roundup site, gives you a look as to how the kit builds up. Same old kit as the Pro Modeler kit, decent body, with very few race goodies ...
  Topic: sportsman build
"Fireball"

Replies: 2
Views: 640

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:50 pm   Subject: sportsman build
I believe that the NASCAR Sportsman, and Limited Sportsman division rules required you to use a street car frame for the '57 Chevy you're wanting to build. Later on when the Sportsman Division became ...
  Topic: 69 Boss 429 Talladega oil pan wet or dry sump?
"Fireball"

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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:28 pm   Subject: 69 Boss 429 Talladega oil pan wet or dry sump?
If you like those headers on the JJ/Lee Roy car, a similar set was in the AMT '70/'71 Cobra kit. Not easy or cheap to acquire. You might try scratchbuilding them. (something to pull you further down t ...
  Topic: bill elliott '93 bud ford
"Fireball"

Replies: 23
Views: 1766

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: bill elliott '93 bud ford
That's awesome, Bill!!! Outstanding detail, and build. Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: What kit to build Pearson ‘66 Dodge Championship car?
"Fireball"

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:55 pm   Subject: What kit to build Pearson ‘66 Dodge Championship car?
Bobby is correct, as Cotton, and David ran several different year, and model cars during the 1966 season. They ran a '64 Dodge at Hickory that year. "Pops" was on the outside pole for that r ...
  Topic: fine mesh for nascar screens, where do you get yours?
"Fireball"

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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:15 pm   Subject: fine mesh for nascar screens, where do you get yours?
There are several different materials, microns, and patterns of the mesh screen, as with the real thing. We used to get our various mesh screens from McMaster Carr, and Grainger, when I was the Parts ...
  Topic: Tiny Lundīs 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
"Fireball"

Replies: 4
Views: 642

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:30 pm   Subject: Tiny Lundīs 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
That's a very sweet build!!! Care to share any build details, and maybe some undercar, and engine details? Thanks so much for sharing.
  Topic: Petty '68 Roadrunner
"Fireball"

Replies: 24
Views: 1951

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:27 pm   Subject: Petty '68 Roadrunner
I wonder how much Petty borrowed from Smokey on the underside aero treatment he did on that '68 RR? Be interesting to see some comparison pics of those two cars.
  Topic: Cecil Gordon Galaxie question
"Fireball"

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:11 pm   Subject: Cecil Gordon Galaxie question
If that was Cecil's first Riverside race, that would explain the yellow bumper.
  Topic: Photo etch grills for salvino Oldsmobile
"Fireball"

Replies: 1
Views: 775

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:06 pm   Subject: Photo etch grills for salvino Oldsmobile
I'd like some PE grilles for that Olds race car as well.
  Topic: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
"Fireball"

Replies: 34
Views: 2662

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:31 pm   Subject: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
I've tried many, but the AMT road runner/Super Bee chassis is the best. soon as I figure out how to post photos I' can show some mods I've done.

Your mods are the ultimate for a correct build. Howe ...
  Topic: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
"Fireball"

Replies: 34
Views: 2662

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:14 pm   Subject: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
Some very interesting conversations on this post.......


BUT................


Some have not paid attention to my original post.......which is fine.....

I do appreciate all the posts here... ...
  Topic: 1/16th MPC Charger kit as reference point
"Fireball"

Replies: 10
Views: 836

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:10 pm   Subject: 1/16th MPC Charger kit as reference point
I'm trying to build a 1/16th scale Daytona using the conversion kit I just recently received, and I'm using the DOH Charger as a starting point. The conversion kit came with no instructions, so I pull ...
  Topic: 1/16th MPC Charger kit as reference point
"Fireball"

Replies: 10
Views: 836

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:39 pm   Subject: 1/16th MPC Charger kit as reference point
Are you talking about the 1/16th scale Baker/Petty Charger kits being junk, or the PLs 1/25th scale Charger being junk? The PLs Charger body is all wacked out, and isn't even the year body that is pic ...
  Topic: 1/16th MPC Charger kit as reference point
"Fireball"

Replies: 10
Views: 836

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:49 pm   Subject: 1/16th MPC Charger kit as reference point
The MPC Baker/Petty kits have the, as close to correct, front chassis/k-member racing mods that the factory MoPar teams used back then, at least by my persona[ observations, correct? Would be nice to ...
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
"Fireball"

Replies: 28
Views: 2843

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:03 pm   Subject: Re: K&K 68 Charger chassis and interior colors
I think something that might frighten a lot of people is how some of us get to talkin about very specific details of these cars. It's not about rivet Counting to me, it's about the history. An example ...
  Topic: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
"Fireball"

Replies: 34
Views: 2662

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:46 pm   Subject: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
So... the question arises for me at least. When exactly did the MoPar teams start eliminating/modifying the k-members, and front frame rails on the NASCAR builds? With the introduction of the 426 c.i. ...
  Topic: Bobby Allison 1976 CAM2 Short Track Hornet
"Fireball"

Replies: 14
Views: 1260

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:59 am   Subject: Bobby Allison 1976 CAM2 Short Track Hornet
Awesome build!!! I like the attention to detail, such as the two styles/colors of wheels. Curb side, or any pics of under the hood/chassis? Very nice job with the Hornet body. Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: Bill Elliot's 1996 McDonald's Thunderbird 1/24 Revell kit
"Fireball"

Replies: 43
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:03 pm   Subject: Bill Elliot's 1996 McDonald's Thunderbird 1/24 Revell kit
Appears to me that the sealed kit was probably subjected to heat at some point in it's life, and possibly the plastic bag may have been in contact with the hood. Thus, possibly leaving a residue mark ...
  Topic: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
"Fireball"

Replies: 34
Views: 2662

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:15 pm   Subject: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
So,...all MoPar Chassis race cars originated at Nichel's facility, correct?
  Topic: Bobby Allison 1981 Hardee's Buick Regal
"Fireball"

Replies: 13
Views: 1632

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:22 pm   Subject: Bobby Allison 1981 Hardee's Buick Regal
Very nice build. I've always liked that Hardee's paint scheme. Well executed build, as usual.
  Topic: Bare Metal Foil
"Fireball"

Replies: 4
Views: 701

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:19 pm   Subject: Re: Bare Metal Foil
Hi all! I'm finally back, new username ,formerly bill collector,its good to be back.it was a bummer that site crashed and it took me this long to re-register.here is a question, can BMF chrome be clea ...
  Topic: Slot car
"Fireball"

Replies: 9
Views: 2794

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:53 am   Subject: Re: Slot cars!
Shoe Goo!!!

Yep, that's what we used to keep them glued down Laughing Very Happy Shocked .
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
"Fireball"

Replies: 28
Views: 2843

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:49 am   Subject: Re: Revell Daytona October release
The novice Builder needs to understand that to convert one of the Revell Chargers into an accurate replica of a Grand National Car you looking at everything from the firewall forward pretty much needs ...
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
"Fireball"

Replies: 28
Views: 2843

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:29 am   Subject: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
Until someone gets one of these and cracks it open, we won't know if it's the same as the original (meaning misleading box art) OR if they have updated the chassis to include a more full roll cage and ...
  Topic: Slot car
"Fireball"

Replies: 9
Views: 2794

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:20 pm   Subject: Re: Slot cars!
I speak slot cars! I don't want anybody accusing me of being an attention whore, so I'm really happy to see somebody else bring the subject up. One of these days I'll get things straight and be able t ...
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
"Fireball"

Replies: 28
Views: 2843

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:53 pm   Subject: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
That box art sows a window net and more interior roll bars than the original pro Modeler issue. Either they flubbed on the box art or they have added some new parts. ?

I agree with Gary66, just loo ...
  Topic: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
"Fireball"

Replies: 34
Views: 2662

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:45 pm   Subject: Re: Johan Richard Petty Superbird
I'm going to stick to my guns and state again if you got an original MPC Brooks Daytona and you want the two cars to look good together, get one of the MPC reissue kits. Isaac Torino, Donnie Allison ...
  Topic: 1/16 General Lee
"Fireball"

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:24 pm   Subject: Re: 1/16 General Lee
Awhile back bought this kit to convert it to a Dodge Daytona; I have the nose but have lost the rear wing in our move. I have finally a place to start working on this project; along with others, is t ...
  Topic: 1/16th scale NASCAR Daytona decals?
"Fireball"

Replies: 5
Views: 650

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:47 pm   Subject: 1/16th scale NASCAR Daytona decals?
The Joe Oteri wheels I got a while back have 4 long welds.

Firefly, those wheels/tires look awesome, exactly what I'm shooting for!!! Guess both K&K, and Dow cars were on Nichel's wheels, not H ...
 
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