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  Topic: Mercury Cyclone Adjustable Chassis
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 129

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:19 am   Subject: Mercury Cyclone Adjustable Chassis
My way.....
https://public.fotki.com/DaveVan51/model-king-stocker-/
  Topic: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
DaveVan

Replies: 15
Views: 358

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:11 am   Subject: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
Any ideas on what this is????? Seen at Penske.....
https://media.fotki.com/2v2ENhyynxJcANd.jpg
It's a Mustang composite body...not a Xfinity body.....2021 Cup body??
Test mule??
  Topic: 1976 #21 Montego
DaveVan

Replies: 6
Views: 315

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:59 am   Subject: 1976 #21 Montego
After our visit to the Wood's I bought some Tamiya TS-18 Met Red. I am going to test out applying this over gold and silver and see if either is close FOR A MODEL. Getting paint to look right in scale ...
  Topic: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 605

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:09 pm   Subject: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
Thanks for sharing the car with us Bangor. Not sure what car it is supposed to represent, that is my main problem with the current/future "cars".
It's just a mule.....they wanted something ...
  Topic: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 605

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:36 pm   Subject: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
The test car is pretty much a SCCA Trans Am racer.......bet it could race in the series with a body closer to something real. So if NASCAR wants to become Trans Am....say so and do it. Don't hide the ...
  Topic: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 605

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:11 am   Subject: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
I read an article that about 1,000 to 1,500 people will lose their jobs going to the Gen 7 car.

I bet more jobs than that are lost.......and all those 'skills' lost to spec chassis and body.....an ...
  Topic: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 605

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:09 am   Subject: NEXGEN test car at Richmond
I see nothing that will reduce cost, big reason behind next Gen, except maybe the composite body. And that is only if the cost is not to high and how they set it up. Alloy wheels will constantly need ...
  Topic: Were these types of cars ever kitted?
DaveVan

Replies: 8
Views: 355

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:51 pm   Subject: Were these types of cars ever kitted?
Could the AMT Grant King Sprint Car be a starting point? It had a Supermodified body in the kit.

https://public.fotki.com/drasticplasticsmcc/mkiba-build-under-c/amt-instructions/modified-asphalt--d ...
  Topic: Were these types of cars ever kitted?
DaveVan

Replies: 8
Views: 355

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:52 am   Subject: Were these types of cars ever kitted?
NO...but I can see Sprint car parts added to some Plastruct tube and LOTS of time making one!
  Topic: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
DaveVan

Replies: 15
Views: 358

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:39 pm   Subject: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
On the over head shot of the 22 car I did not realize there was such a difference in body shape from one side to another from the doors back
I thought that was a cool shot.
That was the Roval car t ...
  Topic: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
DaveVan

Replies: 15
Views: 358

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:47 pm   Subject: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
That Penske shop is something else!
Add the Indy and Sports car shop and it is huge!!! can see the other shops.... Sad
  Topic: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
DaveVan

Replies: 15
Views: 358

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:24 am   Subject: Charlotte Roval and race shops.....
a few photos from Roval and shops....thx
https://media.fotki.com/2v2ENh5QdxJcANd.jpg
  Topic: Wipers? Rain tires?
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 187

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:04 pm   Subject: Wipers? Rain tires?
Revell IMSA Folgers, Motorcraft or 7-11 kits and the Trans Am 25th, JPS or Whistler kits.....all Roush cars.
  Topic: I know F8 racing is a regional thing.....
DaveVan

Replies: 2
Views: 137

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:35 pm   Subject: I know F8 racing is a regional thing.....
Gotta admit that's wild!
Not the jalopy F8 racing in SoCal 1960's.
Pretty cool.....
  Topic: Wipers? Rain tires?
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 187

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:56 am   Subject: Wipers? Rain tires?
The Revell racer Mustangs have a big wiper that would be correct to use.
Tires are rain tires and if they are like the rain tires we saw at Roval this week looj like Gatorback street tires......do n ...
  Topic: Michael Waltrip Wood Brothers First Contact Thunderbird
DaveVan

Replies: 2
Views: 132

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:14 pm   Subject: Michael Waltrip Wood Brothers First Contact Thunderbird
Yet to build it....have the decals....yes it was silver..one race deal....so may not be many photos.
  Topic: new nascar
DaveVan

Replies: 14
Views: 1693

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:59 pm   Subject: new nascar
Licensing is not the issue it once was. NASCAR owns ALL the car designs now and controls much of the team licensing. The last round of 'NEW' Cup cars got done because NASCAR wanted it done. They made ...
  Topic: IMSA Mustang GTP
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 384

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:38 pm   Subject: IMSA Mustang GTP
Nice work......I just finished that kit......It is very under rated kit.
  Topic: new nascar
DaveVan

Replies: 14
Views: 1693

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: new nascar
2021 will be the new car...whatever it becomes. I myself doubt we'll see a new kit. Maybe if MB gets it......
  Topic: 1983 7-11 Pontiac
DaveVan

Replies: 6
Views: 392

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:38 am   Subject: 1983 7-11 Pontiac
NICE work......
  Topic: 2019 #12 Ford Mustang Pennzoil Throwback Blaney 1:24 Resin
DaveVan

Replies: 14
Views: 725

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:28 pm   Subject: 2019 #12 Ford Mustang Pennzoil Throwback Blaney 1:24 Resin
Wow...great work....you selling copies??????
  Topic: Mark Martin Decal preview Stroh Light Stroh's Light
DaveVan

Replies: 23
Views: 4719

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:00 pm   Subject: Mark Martin Decal preview Stroh Light Stroh's Light
Finished my 1988 Stroh Bird tonight while watching Bond on TCM.
Decals are great! And thanks to Mark for adding tire decals...it helps.
Decals apply well, NO bleed with the 2 layers.
Well worth ...
  Topic: Salvino's 1981 Daytona winner, Petty Regal.
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 1993

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:06 pm   Subject: Salvino's 1981 Daytona winner, Petty Regal.
There may be a solution coming.....hang on.
  Topic: goodwrench red
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 284

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:36 am   Subject: goodwrench red
I was around that car hundred's of times back in the day, but that was many, many moons ago.

It WAS many moon's ago!!! I was in NASCAR licensing 1980 to 2000. My kids grew up around the sport. My ...
  Topic: goodwrench red
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 284

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:19 am   Subject: goodwrench red
Chevy engine is a red with a orange tint. Tamiya Ferrari red seems to work well....what I used anyway.
  Topic: Penske Matador Kit decals
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 327

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:17 am   Subject: Penske Matador Kit decals
Who don't love a Matador!!!! Nice work and many thanks!!!
  Topic: Penske Matador Kit decals
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 327

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:38 am   Subject: Penske Matador Kit decals
I make REAL Matador decals with screen printed whites. NO colored background stuff. Original decals are good only as a collectible as the white on those bleed badly. PM or e-mail if interested. thx
  Topic: Are there rwo versions of the Monogram '87 Thunderbird???
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 714

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:35 am   Subject: Are there rwo versions of the Monogram '87 Thunderbird???
Didn't they just do the 2 releases of the 87 Thunderbird? The Kulwicki/Schrader Combo and then the Allison Havoline.
Yep....the Allison had a figure included too.
  Topic: Are there rwo versions of the Monogram '87 Thunderbird???
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 714

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:03 pm   Subject: Are there rwo versions of the Monogram '87 Thunderbird???
The kit I opened had a Ollie's price sticker of $7. So either they didn't sell worth a darn or they did have multi runs.
My mind may be confusing the work I did pre-production 87 Bird and the final ...
  Topic: Next project...very different
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 259

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:47 am   Subject: Next project...very different
I like the trucks they use in the show...yet to buy one of the T's....but lookin!
  Topic: Are there rwo versions of the Monogram '87 Thunderbird???
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 714

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:43 pm   Subject: Are there rwo versions of the Monogram '87 Thunderbird???
I pulled a sealed '87 combo kit from the stash tonight to continue my 'Project '88' builds. While prepping the body I noted the A pillars looked different. As I recall when these kits first came out t ...
  Topic: Any renders yet for the Wood Bros.-Matt DiBenedetto Ford?
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 569

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:29 am   Subject: Any renders yet for the Wood Bros.-Matt DiBenedetto Ford?
to many variables to commit to anything yet.
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1980 ontario
DaveVan

Replies: 18
Views: 1004

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:27 am   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1980 ontario
Very nice work. Salvinos needs to tool up the chassis tin from tank to bumper......at the cost of the kit.....needed.
  Topic: Making a more realistic 99 Pontiac Grand Prix
DaveVan

Replies: 11
Views: 1008

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:39 pm   Subject: Making a more realistic 99 Pontiac Grand Prix
google home built vac former......a small unit is easy to make.
  Topic: Fireball 1963-64 artwork preview
DaveVan

Replies: 11
Views: 668

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:35 pm   Subject: Fireball 1963-64 artwork preview
Agreed...looks great......
  Topic: Whatever became of the Atlanta model exhibit?
DaveVan

Replies: 6
Views: 555

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:28 pm   Subject: Whatever became of the Atlanta model exhibit?
Before the 'Great Forum Crash' there was a thread on this subject. I don't think we ever had a real answer. In the trash or someones garage is my bet too.
  Topic: Salvino's 1981 Daytona winner, Petty Regal.
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 1993

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:12 pm   Subject: Salvino's 1981 Daytona winner, Petty Regal.
Wish they would offer kits with NO PLATING....save a buck and better for us fringe modelers......
  Topic: Nascar collection question
DaveVan

Replies: 7
Views: 695

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:21 pm   Subject: Nascar collection question
Well......I sold part of my collection to a national hobby dealer. I got decent money for most kits....but he told me 'No NASCAR kits'......he said they do not sell at a price worth his time. I offere ...
  Topic: Model Master Going OOB?
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 2228

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:03 am   Subject: Model Master Going OOB?
That's why I was happy to find 2 new cans.........it will last me a while. BTW....it has a very different smell.....kinda old school..like it was a old formula.
  Topic: plastruct plastic
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 303

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:25 pm   Subject: plastruct plastic
They have the best prices on Plastruct and ship fast. I order multiple times.
For the items Blick does not carry I order direct from Plastruct.....good folks too.
  Topic: Model Master Going OOB?
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 2228

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:57 pm   Subject: Model Master Going OOB?
Cleaning up in the garage today and found two new cans of Color Place silver spray.....I tested it....forgot how good it was!!
  Topic: Elliott, Byron Throwback decal Preview
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 791

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:30 am   Subject: Elliott, Byron Throwback decal Preview
Thanks....as a fan of Bill's at the time...I should have seen it.
  Topic: Elliott, Byron Throwback decal Preview
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 791

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:28 am   Subject: Elliott, Byron Throwback decal Preview
The DoT scheme is kinda cool.....what's the #9????
  Topic: MPR decal question
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 515

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:44 am   Subject: MPR decal question
I use as they come.....
  Topic: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 755

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:43 pm   Subject: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
He does good work.....I have a bunch!
  Topic: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 755

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:42 am   Subject: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
Great info Jodie!!!!
You may contact a decal manufacture using the new white laser systems. I am using some of those decals now and as long as there are no metallics needed these white laser decals a ...
  Topic: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 755

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:27 am   Subject: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
Thx all!
  Topic: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 755

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:47 am   Subject: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
Aren't there curve side and slab side versions??? I just have not kept track of the Chevy kits. I have a Harvick white #29 kit. thx
  Topic: MPC Barracuda Super Stocker Help Needed
DaveVan

Replies: 2
Views: 524

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: MPC Barracuda Super Stocker Help Needed
From what I understand the snap Cuda is the Mod stocker body....thats what happened to it. I'll see if I can find mine a take photos.
  Topic: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 755

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:11 pm   Subject: Help! Which kit is besr for Waltrip 2001 Daytona car?
I have kinda stayed away from the 2001 cars for reasons most understand. But I saw Waltrip on Fox news this morning talking about the new film he has coming....now I want to build Mikey's Monte....... ...
 
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