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  Topic: 1981 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac Lemans
randman

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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:47 am   Subject: 1981 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac Lemans
Great Job !!! Did the kit decals work out OK ??? This past summer, a weekly racer at Evergreen Speedway Monroe,WA., had a kinda - sorta 1981 LeMans, complete with the Tuf - Lon paint scheme and tiny W ...
  Topic: 1981 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac Lemans
randman

Replies: 5
Views: 338

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 3:53 pm   Subject: 1981 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac Lemans
I did quite a bit of body modifications based on an article written by Drew Hierwarter. I shortened the front end and hood, reshaped the window openings, and moved the fuel filler. I filed the headl ...
  Topic: 2022 Chase Elliott Hooters Camaro
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 278

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 3:45 pm   Subject: 2022 Chase Elliott Hooters Camaro
Chase Elliott's Hooters scheme for 2022. Spoiler is custom built and I added some roll bar padding and the dash.

https://i.postimg.cc/QKpX6Xmx/20221118-151631-640-480.jpghttps://i.postimg.cc/z3WX ...
  Topic: 2022 Alex Bowman Ally Camaro
randman

Replies: 3
Views: 192

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 3:43 pm   Subject: 2022 Alex Bowman Ally Camaro
I modeled this one after Alex Bowman's win at the Spring 2022 Las Vegas race. I tried to create the champagne white color by layering Tamiya TS-7 Racing White, then TS-26 Pure White, TS-56 Pearl Clea ...
  Topic: 2022 Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com Camaro
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 189

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 3:40 pm   Subject: 2022 Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com Camaro
This is the first Salvinos Next Gen kit I built. It was completed several months ago. I opted to paint instead of use all of the supplied decals. Paint is Tamiya TS-93 Pure Blue and TS-26 Pure Whit ...
  Topic: Tires
randman

Replies: 8
Views: 808

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2022 2:12 pm   Subject: Tires
Assuming we are discussing the Monogram tires. To my eye, that the 'ridge' around the outer part of the sidewall on the 'smooth' side is too pronounced. I've found that sanding down the raised letteri ...
  Topic: Salvino’s 2022 Next Gen driveshaft
randman

Replies: 8
Views: 1128

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2022 10:25 pm   Subject: Salvino’s 2022 Next Gen driveshaft
For me, I cut off the original front piece and replaced it with a longer piece of Evergreen rod. This will allow it to fit in the connecting points of the engine and transaxle. You won't see the sid ...
  Topic: #24/48 Nextgen Camaro's
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 818

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2022 2:41 pm   Subject: #24/48 Nextgen Camaro's
Those are really nice builds. What did you use for the grill and the front/rear cameras? I'm almost done with the 48 car and wanted to add the camera detail. Yours looks great.
  Topic: ready made Petty blue
randman

Replies: 7
Views: 1481

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2022 3:24 pm   Subject: ready made Petty blue
Tamiya TS23 is a popular choice.
  Topic: Fixing the Salvino's Le Mans thread
randman

Replies: 2
Views: 959

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2022 10:08 pm   Subject: Fixing the Salvino's Le Mans thread
I found this article from Drew Hierwarter that had a few tips I used.
https://i.imgur.com/4V6PvNSh.png

https://i.imgur.com/Se2J5rGh.jpg
  Topic: wood brothers quicklube motor raft decals ever been made?
randman

Replies: 2
Views: 1175

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2022 2:20 pm   Subject: wood brothers quicklube motor raft decals ever been made?
I did a Blaney build a few years back with these Ace Decals. Is this what you are after?

https://acemodelcardecals.com/product/21-wood-bros-20142015-ford-fusion/

http://randyayersmodeling.com/m ...
  Topic: Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 3066

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:40 pm   Subject: Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick
[url=http://randyayersmodeling.com/modelingforum/viewtopic.php?t=5214]Completed kit in the Showroom
  Topic: Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 2097

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2022 9:38 pm   Subject: Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick
I finished this one last week. It's the second time I've built this kit, the first time was probably when it first came out in the late '80s.

Tamiya TS-35 Park Green, TS-26 Pure White, and TS-21 G ...
  Topic: 1991 #25 Ken Schrader Kodiak Lumina
randman

Replies: 17
Views: 4411

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2022 7:18 pm   Subject: 1991 #25 Ken Schrader Kodiak Lumina
Here's the new Quaker State decals vs an old Revell truck kit decal for reference. They seemed to cover pretty well without having to double up.

https://i.imgur.com/CdHUygGl.jpg

https://i.imgu ...
  Topic: 1991 #25 Ken Schrader Kodiak Lumina
randman

Replies: 17
Views: 4411

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2022 2:39 pm   Subject: 1991 #25 Ken Schrader Kodiak Lumina
Great looking model, Joe.

How long have those decals been out? I just finished a Quaker State Buick with the newest Powerslide decal release from a couple of weeks ago and the white seems to cover ...
  Topic: Out of my comfort zone
randman

Replies: 10
Views: 3022

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2022 2:48 pm   Subject: Out of my comfort zone
I've built three of the Gen 6 kits (2 Fords, 1 Chevy).

The chassis is the same between them. I used Tamiya Insignia White (AS-20) which is actually a very light gray. The Tamiya paint dries fla ...
  Topic: 1986 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Monte Carlo SS
randman

Replies: 5
Views: 2260

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2022 7:22 pm   Subject: 1986 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Monte Carlo SS
Here's another one that was started and then sat around for years. I finally got around to finishing it.

This is from the Earnhardt Wrangler combo kit.

The colors are Krylon Fusion 2330 Sunbeam ...
  Topic: 1997 Petty Pontiac
randman

Replies: 7
Views: 2809

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2022 9:10 pm   Subject: 1997 Petty Pontiac
1997 Petty Pontiac. I think this was driven by Bobby Hamilton at the time, but there weren't any driver name decals included.

For colors, Tamiya TS-23 Light Blue and Mr. Color 171 Fluorescent Re ...
  Topic: 2021 #43 STP John Adretti tribute Camaro Resin Revell 1:24
randman

Replies: 8
Views: 3051

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Feb 11, 2022 4:06 pm   Subject: 2021 #43 STP John Adretti tribute Camaro Resin Revell 1:24
Fantastic job Henrik. I always enjoy seeing your work.
  Topic: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
randman

Replies: 11
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2022 5:03 pm   Subject: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
Awesome build!

What paints did you use on the engine valve covers, air cleaner, etc.?

Thanks!

Tamiya Gloss Aluminum (TS-17) for those.

I use that quite a bit, and that looks just a hair ...
  Topic: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
randman

Replies: 11
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2022 4:46 pm   Subject: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
Awesome build!

What paints did you use on the engine valve covers, air cleaner, etc.?

Thanks!

Tamiya Gloss Aluminum (TS-17) for those.
  Topic: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
randman

Replies: 11
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2022 10:59 pm   Subject: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
You said the wheels and headers are from Jim Rogers, as in the JR of JR Salvinos? I have seen the modern seat, figure, and older style resin seat on the site.

Where can i access/order other stuff ...
  Topic: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
randman

Replies: 11
Views: 4178

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2022 3:49 pm   Subject: Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac LeMans
This is the Salvinos JR Tim Richmond Lemans kit. I used MCW 2056 Red for the color. The headers and wheels are from Jim Rogers. I painted the wheels with Green Stuff World Chrome Metal (over a blac ...
  Topic: CART/Indy Car Kits
randman

Replies: 1
Views: 1157

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2022 3:28 pm   Subject: CART/Indy Car Kits
PM sent
  Topic: Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus
randman

Replies: 9
Views: 4517

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2022 2:37 pm   Subject: Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus
I am currently doing prep/pre-assembly of this same kit. I really liked how yours turned out. Great tip on the ducting, will have to give that a try as well.

How did you do the dash/gauge detaili ...
  Topic: Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 3066

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 7:19 pm   Subject: Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick
I built one of these when they first came out and 30 years later, here's attempt #2. I was about to try the kit decals and then I saw that Powerslide has some in the Coming Soon section so I guess I' ...
  Topic: Stuff For Sale Pt2
randman

Replies: 11
Views: 4735

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:20 pm   Subject: Stuff For Sale Pt2
Received today - cross country trip Monday to Wednesday. Great to deal with.
  Topic: Stuff For Sale Pt2
randman

Replies: 11
Views: 4735

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2021 8:31 pm   Subject: Stuff For Sale Pt2
email and pm sent
  Topic: Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus
randman

Replies: 9
Views: 4517

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:16 pm   Subject: Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus
Nicely done.
What did you do for the ductwork? It looks very convincing.

Thanks. For the ductwork, I paint them aluminum and then use the Tamiya Panel Line Accent Color for the black. This is w ...
  Topic: Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus
randman

Replies: 9
Views: 4517

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:23 pm   Subject: Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus
This is the Revell Dale Jarrett UPS Taurus.

For colors I used Krylon Short Cuts SCS-053 Gloss White and SCS-035 Espresso. The brown was a bit off from the kit decals, but fairly close. The chas ...
  Topic: AMT CART Cars
randman

Replies: 1
Views: 1544

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:51 pm   Subject: AMT CART Cars
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  Topic: 1998 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Elvis
randman

Replies: 5
Views: 2853

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 7:59 pm   Subject: 1998 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Elvis
This Revell Monogram kit represents the Rusty Wallace Ford Taurus Miller Lite Elvis car from the 1998 Bristol night race.

Tamiya TS-15 Blue and TS-26 Pure White. The chassis is SEM 61113 Chassis ...
  Topic: Ken Schrader AC-Delco SuperTruck
randman

Replies: 6
Views: 4194

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:45 pm   Subject: Ken Schrader AC-Delco SuperTruck
This is the Monogram Ken Schrader AC-Delco SuperTruck.

Tamiya TS-26 (Pure White), TS-49 (Bright Red), TS-44 (Brilliant Blue) and SEM Chassis Gray (61113) for the chassis. The kit comes with deca ...
  Topic: Mike Skinner Goodwrench Chevy SuperTruck
randman

Replies: 5
Views: 4141

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:34 pm   Subject: Mike Skinner Goodwrench Chevy SuperTruck
Tamiya TS-14 Gloss Black and TS-30 Silver Leaf for the body. MCW 2128 Red for the chassis and interior.

This one is strictly box stock. The decals are 25 years old and an absolute nightmare. I t ...
  Topic: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
randman

Replies: 6
Views: 4365

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:10 pm   Subject: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
The only issue is if you set the rear bumper flush with the trunk back panel, there will be a gap you'll need to fill on the rear quarter panels. You can mount the bumper flush to the quarter panels, ...
  Topic: 1992 Davey Allison Texaco Havoline Thunderbird
randman

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Views: 9924

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:59 pm   Subject: 1992 Davey Allison Texaco Havoline Thunderbird
Beautiful!

I was going to ask about the wheels, but thanks for the description. They turned out great.
  Topic: 1984 Cale Yarborough Monte Carlo SS
randman

Replies: 6
Views: 4906

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:12 am   Subject: 1984 Cale Yarborough Monte Carlo SS
These are the same molds from the original Monogram kits. The air dam piece I am referring to attaches to the chassis. I don't think any of the GM kits of that era had it except the Pontiacs. The w ...
  Topic: 1984 Cale Yarborough Monte Carlo SS
randman

Replies: 6
Views: 4906

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 4:38 pm   Subject: 1984 Cale Yarborough Monte Carlo SS
This is the Salvinos JR Cale Yarborough Monte Carlo SS.

The colors are Tamiya TS-26 (Pure White) and MCW 2012 (Red/Orange). This was my first time using MCW paints and I went a little too heavy ...
  Topic: Gen 6 Chevy SS
randman

Replies: 1
Views: 3996

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:59 pm   Subject: Gen 6 Chevy SS
Finished model posted here:

http://randyayersmodeling.com/modelingforum/viewtopic.php?t=3969
  Topic: 2017 Chase Elliott Darlington Throwback
randman

Replies: 4
Views: 4588

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:57 pm   Subject: 2017 Chase Elliott Darlington Throwback
Chase Elliott's 2017 throwback to his father Bill's ride. This is the Revell Gen 6 kit with minor modifications (spoiler, fuel line, ride height, tucked wheels, splitter)

The colors I used were ...
  Topic: Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird
randman

Replies: 16
Views: 10774

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:06 pm   Subject: Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird
Appreciate your sharing this build. I have not finished anything in years and actually never renewed my login when the board went down years ago. Seeing this build and some of the others on here got ...
  Topic: Busch Beer Millennial V-Lit "Concept" scheme
randman

Replies: 3
Views: 3535

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:46 pm   Subject: Busch Beer Millennial V-Lit "Concept" scheme
Based on the Busch Beer tweet before the 2018 finale, this is my interpretation of the Millennial V-Lit scheme. Decals are ink jet printed (Numbers then painted fluorescent green). The kit is one of ...
  Topic: Another Mark Martin Thunderbird
randman

Replies: 8
Views: 5607

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:33 pm   Subject: Another Mark Martin Thunderbird
Looks Awesome!
  Topic: Gen 6 Chevy SS
randman

Replies: 1
Views: 3996

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:58 pm   Subject: Gen 6 Chevy SS
I don't normally get the chassis done first, but I did with this one. I modified the ride height, brought the wheels in a bit, added fuel lines, and added some bars to the cage. Of course, I ended u ...
  Topic: Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird
randman

Replies: 16
Views: 10774

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:44 pm   Subject: Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird
Hi all, thanks for the comments. As far as the milkiness, it actually went away as the decals dried. Maybe I was lucky? I was kind of freaking out when they went on cloudy. I had bad luck with the ...
  Topic: Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird
randman

Replies: 16
Views: 10774

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:59 pm   Subject: Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird
This is the Monogram Mark Martin Folgers Thunderbird.

Duplicolor Perfect Match Toreador Red Metallic BFM0344 (over Tamiya TS-30 Silver Leaf - if it matters) and Krylon Pewter Gray for the chassis ...
  Topic: Steve Kinser Quaker State Sprint Car
randman

Replies: 3
Views: 4129

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:53 pm   Subject: Steve Kinser Quaker State Sprint Car
Another one I finally got around to finishing after starting years ago. Typical '90s decals that silvered like mad. I've found that if you let the decal dry, carefully peel it up and brush future un ...
  Topic: 1986 Lake Speed Nationwise Pontiac 2+2
randman

Replies: 6
Views: 6263

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:43 pm   Subject: 1986 Lake Speed Nationwise Pontiac 2+2
My build of the Mike's/Salvino's kit with the Powerslide decals. This one only took a couple of months so it might be a new record for me. Laughing

Tamiya TS-16 Yellow and TS-26 Pure White.

Thi ...
  Topic: 1991 Snickers Buick Rick Wilson
randman

Replies: 5
Views: 5728

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:56 pm   Subject: 1991 Snickers Buick Rick Wilson
Another nice build of a car that don't get built enough. Looks great to my eyes. How are you doing tire letters? Decal or stencil?

For the tires I remove the raised letters, Testors Glosscote, deca ...
  Topic: 1991 Mello Yello Pontiac Kyle Petty
randman

Replies: 5
Views: 5679

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:53 pm   Subject: 1991 Mello Yello Pontiac Kyle Petty
Super sweet build!! Only took 30 years? I bet you could build it again in half that much time...Looks really nice....And I'm a huge fan of the white letter tires.

Ha Ha. Maybe. I have a few other ...
 
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