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  Topic: Let's have a little poll, about future kits from Salvinos
Gary66

Replies: 65
Views: 48616

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:02 pm   Subject: Let's have a little poll, about future kits from Salvinos
I would love to show you that old post, but unfortunately the history of this board vanished that not long ago so I donít have it, but Iím sure a lot of other members remember that as well. Iím sorry ...
  Topic: Looking for the racing wheels from the 65 Galaxie
Gary66

Replies: 2
Views: 326

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:44 am   Subject: Looking for the racing wheels from the 65 Galaxie
I know they are really too shallow and a lot of you swap them out for PPP wheels. I'd to get about 8 or so sets for a future project , just the rims not the tires. I'd be glad to return the favor with ...
  Topic: 1973 & 1974 Chevelle
Gary66

Replies: 32
Views: 1393

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:58 pm   Subject: 1973 & 1974 Chevelle
I'm assuming the MPC Kar-Kare became the Pepsi Laguna?
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 2094

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:31 pm   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
I have 3 of the Olds. I'll do something with them. But before I get excited about a 1973-76 Monte Carlo they really need to go to work on that chassis. I can't justify buying a 40 dollar kit just for ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 2094

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:58 pm   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
All in all, I still donít think this kit is worth the price, but with some donor kits and creativity all is not lost.

I agree. I think they rushed it.

And for whatever reason, I still think th ...
  Topic: Found this on Mike's decals Facebook page
Gary66

Replies: 1
Views: 909

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Found this on Mike's decals Facebook page
Keep all comments about the kit in either the 'happy' thread in this section or in the detailed comments in the tips and tricks section.
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 2094

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:44 am   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
I'm trying to be as fair as I can and posting good things that are in the kit.

This was posted on Facebook by Mike Herman (Mike's decals):
OK friends, I'm going to make one post about the Salvino ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 2094

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:12 am   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
The body wheelbase is about .125 longer than the MPC Pepsi Laguna:
https://images12.fotki.com/v1667/photos/6/88566/15395287/DSCF0003-vi.jpg

Polar Lights Charger hollow tire on the left, Salvino Ol ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 2094

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:20 pm   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
First impressions on opening the box:
This is most definitely 1/25 scale, the body even looks a tad smaller than that to me.
The tires are size wise the same as the Polar Lights Charger, but they ar ...
  Topic: Savino 442 kit happy thread
Gary66

Replies: 58
Views: 5462

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: Savino 442 kit happy thread
This is for those only wanting to talk about decals available and what cars are going to built, and happy thoughts about the kit. Critical analysis of the kit is to be posted on a special thread in t ...
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 3193

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Salvino 442
Discussion thread for this kit pertaining to tooling issues , errors, and possible fixes is now up in the Tips and Tricks section. Do not post there on general topics such as what car you are building ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 2094

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:35 am   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
Comment here on kit tooling, errors, possible fixes. This is not a thread for those wanting to discuss what cars they are doing.
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 3193

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:44 am   Subject: Salvino 442
It's not anyone's job other than the mods to tell anyone where to post. I'm not home but this evening I will make a thread in the tips section for the 442, its errors, and fixes .
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 3193

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:55 pm   Subject: Salvino 442
I know I can take an Amt chassis and get it close but I shouldn't have to on a 40 dollar kit .
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 3193

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:52 pm   Subject: Salvino 442
You guys are saying we are ripping a "new" kit.
It was announced and teased until release as an all new tool of a subject not previously available. What's "new" about it?

The ...
  Topic: Soap box time.....
Gary66

Replies: 8
Views: 687

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:36 pm   Subject: Soap box time.....
My issues with the kit stem from how it was announced and marketed as a "new tool" kit of a subject that has never been available in kit form.

They did not say " we are copying the M ...
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 3193

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: Salvino 442
They say they are coming with a 74 Petty Charger soon, what's the over/under on the body being a direct copy of the awful Polar Lights kit?
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 3193

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:57 pm   Subject: Salvino 442
I'm disappointed, I got 3 coming on order and wish now I hadn't. It appears the chassis is a direct clone off the Polar Lights Petty/Baker Charger. I have about a dozen of those packed away that I'll ...
  Topic: If you was building the famous banana......
Gary66

Replies: 4
Views: 618

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: If you was building the famous banana......
How , exactly, would you go about modifying the Amt '66 Galaxie body?

I know about the trim/badges that need to removed for all Galaxies and making a fuel filler hole in the right place. I'm talki ...
  Topic: The restored Rossi Dodge
Gary66

Replies: 5
Views: 1617

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:11 am   Subject: The restored Rossi Dodge
Has this car been seen in public YET?
  Topic: How would you fix...
Gary66

Replies: 22
Views: 1397

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:39 pm   Subject: How would you fix...
many of the Ford guys ran '55-'56 Ford frames under their Falcons and Mustang

This car was built and raced in 1970 at Concord, Metrolina, and Starlite. It had a cut down 1956 frame. Owned by Wayne ...
  Topic: Chevelle Mod stocker rebuilt
Gary66

Replies: 3
Views: 653

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Chevelle Mod stocker rebuilt
Got this one of ebay, did the best I could. The top is not straight, it had broken A pillars and it sits too high in the back but I'm calling it done.

https://images108.fotki.com/v1279/photos/6/885 ...
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 1444

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
Where did you get the hood scoop?

It's the one that comes with the kit body, the Amt Modified Stocker Chevelle.
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 1444

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:51 am   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
The biggest problem I can see is getting a '64 body or modifying a '65 to look like a '64, though the later pics have the grille removed so you could get away shaping the fenders and tail light areas ...
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 1444

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 8:25 am   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
Sensat71: it's an Amt Cup chassis with the roll cage re worked to fit better. Remove the top of the rear wheel humps and trim the dash sides a bit.

https://images15.fotki.com/v1666/photos/6/88566/1 ...
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 1444

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 5:33 pm   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
Just finished this one for a Facebook group build.
https://images15.fotki.com/v1666/photos/6/88566/14764164/DSCF0011-vi.jpg

https://images54.fotki.com/v1662/photos/6/88566/14764164/DSCF0006-vi.jpg ...
  Topic: Salvino 442 body
Gary66

Replies: 57
Views: 6150

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:23 pm   Subject: Salvino 442 body
The incorrect parts (to me) become more of a problem as the price goes up.
The higher the price, the more correct it should be out of the box.
Just my .02's worth.
  Topic: Salvino 442 body
Gary66

Replies: 57
Views: 6150

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:05 am   Subject: Salvino 442 body
That didn't take long. Rolling Eyes
  Topic: The missing roll bars in the snap Gen6 kits
Gary66

Replies: 2
Views: 941

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:28 am   Subject: The missing roll bars in the snap Gen6 kits
One of the posts lost when the board went kaput was one showing the missing interior roll bars on the Gn 6 snap kits. Would someone please repost that.
Thanks.
  Topic: The restored Rossi Dodge
Gary66

Replies: 5
Views: 1617

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:00 pm   Subject: The restored Rossi Dodge
Since the old thread was lost here is a new one.
Has this car been revealed yet?
Any information been put out yet as to how the car was identified?
Pictures?
  Topic: Where does your screen name come from?
Gary66

Replies: 34
Views: 4041

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:15 pm   Subject: Where does your screen name come from?
Mine has it's orgins with the late Jerry Sims, aka Luke57. I liked it and went with my name and birth year to have something similar.
  Topic: Salisbury NC Swap Meet
Gary66

Replies: 1
Views: 682

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:12 pm   Subject: Salisbury NC Swap Meet
I'll be there, probably wearing a Friendship Speedway shirt. Very Happy
  Topic: ASA Camaro
Gary66

Replies: 8
Views: 1366

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:14 pm   Subject: ASA Camaro
If they put Dale Jr. or Dale Sr. decals on it I think it will sell better.
  Topic: Panch Torino
Gary66

Replies: 11
Views: 3212

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:25 pm   Subject: Panch Torino
You did a great job painting the lettering on the kit tires. I have tried and failed many times...

I use a white gel pen from Hobby Lobby:
https://www.hobbylobby.com/Art-Supplies/Drawing-Illustrat ...
  Topic: Panch Torino
Gary66

Replies: 11
Views: 3212

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:22 pm   Subject: Panch Torino
Thanks guys. It's not a contest quality build, not a trophy winner, but I was pleased with how it came out. Like I said, it's 100 percent box stock, all I did was cut the front a-pillars off the cage ...
  Topic: Panch Torino
Gary66

Replies: 11
Views: 3212

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:52 am   Subject: Panch Torino
Thanks Dave.

A lot of people seem to have forgot all about Richie. And that's a shame.
  Topic: Lanny Haas Polar Lights Talledega building tips
Gary66

Replies: 1
Views: 1117

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:56 pm   Subject: Lanny Haas Polar Lights Talledega building tips
http://public.fotki.com/lannyhaas/how-tos/polar_lights_build_up/
  Topic: Mark Jeffries how to build a late model with a Cup chassis
Gary66

Replies: 1
Views: 1157

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:52 pm   Subject: Mark Jeffries how to build a late model with a Cup chassis
http://public.fotki.com/Gary66/my_model_cars/mark-jeffries-late-/
  Topic: Jerry Sims How to build a darkside Nascar article.
Gary66

Replies: 1
Views: 1162

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:49 pm   Subject: Jerry Sims How to build a darkside Nascar article.
Jerry Sims , aka Luke57, may be gone but he is not forgotten:

http://www.internetmodeler.com/2002/september/automotive/nascar_gtx.htm
  Topic: Panch Torino
Gary66

Replies: 11
Views: 3212

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:22 pm   Subject: Panch Torino
Decals from the Model King generic Torino, kit is the recent Isaac # 15 from Round 2. 100 percent box stock, I tweaked the roll cage and the suspension.

https://images40.fotki.com/v1075/photos/6/88 ...
 
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