1957 Dodge D501 - WIP

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1957 Dodge D501 - WIP

Postby MoparGreg » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:28 am

Hi all, Thought I would share another car Ive been playing around with. A 1957 D-501 2 Door Sedan. The 1:1 of these are super rare with only a handful known to exist. I read anywhere from 1 to 4, to maybe 10 so Im not sure exactly. These D501's where street beasts, all out race car from the factory in 1957. Under the hood 354 Dual Quad Hemis from the 56 Chrysler Nascars were standard. Oh Yeah!

I started with a 1/25 Resin kit from Modelhaus. Just painted the red today. The plan is a MJK Chassis, H&R narrowed wheels, Hawk motor. Next up Bare Metal Foil & this car has loads!

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Unfortunately some paint peeled off with the tape that Ill have to fix. Least its in behind the wing

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If you want to read more about D501's, read this - https://www.hemmings.com/magazine/mus/2012/09/1957-Dodge-Coronet-D-501/3716111.html

Thanks for looking!
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Re: 1957 Dodge D501 - WIP

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:11 am

Interesting project. I am sure you will make a nice one.
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Re: 1957 Dodge D501 - WIP

Postby tin_indians » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:49 am

[quote="MoparGreg"]Hi all, Thought I would share another car Ive been playing around with. A 1957 D-501 2 Door Sedan. The 1:1 of these are super rare with only a handful known to exist. I read anywhere from 1 to 4, to maybe 10 so Im not sure exactly. These D501's where street beasts, all out race car from the factory in 1957. Under the hood 354 Dual Quad Hemis from the 56 Chrysler Nascars were standard. Oh Yeah!

I started with a 1/25 Resin kit from Modelhaus. Just painted the red today. The plan is a MJK Chassis, H&R narrowed wheels, Hawk motor. Next up Bare Metal Foil & this car has loads!

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Musta been a challenge getting this to hook up with the hemi driving on what looks like tires off a 50's Harley :lol:
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Re: 1957 Dodge D501 - WIP

Postby TuscoTodd » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:17 am

VERY cool!
Looking forward to seeing this one shape up!
(and appreciate the Hemmings link!)
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Re: 1957 Dodge D501 - WIP

Postby dge467 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:38 pm

Cool choice Greg!
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