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    Well...............Richard wanted to play the game so, I hooked him up today. Another winged car got a nose job and chassis swap. I went ahead and fine tuned the wheels today on 3 cars. I think they turned pretty good. I do have original factory copies set aside, so I'm just having a creative moment.
    I simply sprayed the cb wheels with a solid color, and then use the tire razor to spin the wheel as I applied a cotton swab with alcohol to remove the paint from the outer edge of the rim. The result............... Beauty rings.Click image for larger version

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    Eric Foster
    Port Republic Va

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    Does this mean that for each of those very nice wingless stock cars you now have a matching faceless (no grille) body? I'd like to do the same but don't want to orphan a chassis and body to do do.

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    • #3
      Yes Slothead I'm sorry I do..
      The left over bodies can be painted up as fairground racers, or sportsmen series or whatever. I have cut thin k&s tin for grills, and it makes for an interesting look. No light's, just a piece of tin for a grill.

      I can probably sell the faceless bodies, but I always feel I can make something out of them. The trade off for me is having something different, and that means a lot to me
      btw I found some resin grills in my stash if you are interested. I got them from smilin Rays a few years back I think I had $10 in a grill/front bumper set.
      Eric
      Eric Foster
      Port Republic Va

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      • slothead
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        PM on the way.

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      Nice work! Always like to see folks take things to the next level.
      Scott.....War Eagle River......Tampa, Florida, USA
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        WER
        Coming from you, that means a lot. Thank you

    • #5
      LOVE the way those turned out! Excellent work.

      I'll bet a brace of those are fun to race.

      Andre Ming
      Poteau, OK

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      • #6
        Really liking this effort here, well done!
        -Harry

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        • one32
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          Thanks boss

      • #7
        I may have a few resin copies left of the RR front grill and bumper.
        Mark

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        • #8
          Dang those came out very nice! Wish we could get replacement grill assembllies.

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