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1/32 Opel GT Update, Finished!

Postby dge467 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:07 pm

I am building this using the reissued Revell kit. The chassis is a pretty hacked up Scalextric 69 Camaro piece that has been in my junk box. I added some Plastruct "L" channel to strengthen the chassis and to the rear of the chassis also for the mounting screws. Front axle has been relocated to match the wheel base. I am also using the 69 Camaro interior too, also from the junk box! The Opel dashboard will be used though. Check in for more updates.

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Re: 1/32 Opel GT

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:08 pm

Will check in. Nice choice.
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT

Postby ShotgunDave » Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:22 am

I've always had a soft spot for the Opel GT. When I was 16, I wanted one so bad. I thought it looked like a mini Corvette. :lol:

I'll be watching this one!
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT

Postby TuscoTodd » Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:30 am

This looks like it is going to be a cool build!
Looking forward to seeing the updates! :)
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT

Postby dge467 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:27 pm

Thanks for looking! I got the body painted with Tamiya Camel Yellow and clear coated.

The interior is almost finished. I had no roll bars that fit in my spares box, so I made one out of some brass rod.

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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby vins123 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:40 pm

HI Jeff

really nice work

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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby dge467 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:36 pm

Thanks Sylvain! How are you doing?
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby Dundee Denny » Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:24 pm

One of my favorites, look forward to see it all decked out and on the track!!!

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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby dge467 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:36 pm

Not sure when I will update, as Photobucket has deleted third party images and I deleted my account and pic's.
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby SpeedyNH » Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:56 pm

good idea.
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby dge467 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:43 pm

Pic's back up! Thanks Harry! Updates real soon.
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update 6/25

Postby dge467 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:11 pm

Well it is finally done!! Well almost, I am just waiting for the pinion gear to install on the H&R Jack Rabbit motor.I am using the Scalextric motor till then. I painted the wheels flat white and installed a pair of PG tires on the rear. The side pipes are from the junk box and painted flat white too. The trim and bumpers are done with chrome foil as usual. I added the assortment of decals and put a coat of Future floor wax over them. I imagine a small V-8 stuffed under the hood!

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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update, Finished!

Postby TuscoTodd » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:41 am

That turned out SHARP!!!
Bravo sir!
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update, Finished!

Postby ShotgunDave » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:28 am

Nicely done! Another winner Jeff!
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Re: 1/32 Opel GT Update, Finished!

Postby valie » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:39 am

Well, in Opel competition yellow, a set of minilites and two side pipes! There's no 1900cc four pots in there anymore, no sir!

Darn good job! I like it!
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