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Tip: I would like to add a tip to your answer on vinyl tops. I research the trim on line. When I have the trim in place and I have sprayed it with a few coats of primer, I tape off the trim and spray it with flat black spray-can paint.   Afte  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Mustang-GT-Funny-Car
Nostalgia drag racing is big, and Round 2 has capitalized by rereleasing its 1965 Mustang GT Funny Car. The one-piece body is quite clean, and the hood fit is good. There were a couple of sink marks on the trunk lid. The top edges of the front fe  ... Read more »
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Vince LoBosco's 1965 Ford Falcon Gasser was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2013 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Teresi
"Building models is my passion," says John Teresi of Van Nuys, California. He's a big fan of Don Garlits and other drag-racing drivers, and he collects diecast dragsters. His models have won several major contests, "which boosted my confidence and is 
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1929 Model A Hot Rod
If you're looking for a little something extra for your next project, think about adding an opening trunk compartment. The steps are relatively easy, and the operation can be completed with a few hours of work. I'll use my recently-completed channele  ... Read more »
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Lift the hood of any race car from the 1950s or later, and you're bound to find one thing: steel braided lines and AN fittings. (AN is a US-military-derived specification stemming from a joint standard agreed upon by the Army and Navy - hence AN. How  ... Read more »
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