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August 2003
Volume 25

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Scale Auto magazine covers the entire model car hobby. Each issue provides you with expert how to tips to help you easily build and customize muscle cars, street rods, stock cars and more. You'll receive objective and accurate reviews to help you find models worth your time and money. Whether you're a builder or a collector, this magazine is for you!
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Strong to the finish
By Larry Huff and David Von Almen
Patience and solid technique are keys to great looking paint jobs
Dream come true
By Steve Culpepper
A modified 1957 Corvette for cruising
33rd Annual Portland Classic
By Andy Lilienthal
Great models from the Pacific Northwest
1969 AMC SC/Rambler
By Jim Haught
Upgradin an old JoHan factory-stock kit
Open-and-shut case
By Bill Geary and Evan Hermel
How to make worrking door latches
The lowdown on lowering
By Craig Farnsworth
How to lower your sport-compact model
Readers' Gallery
McLaren Honda MP4/7, VW Bus, 1948 Chevy, ’71 Chevy pickup, and more
Painting with powder
By Steve Culpepper
Mix Pearl-Ex with clear for dazzling results
Special delivery
By Loren Bussewitz
Yes, you can build a 1951 Chevy sedan delivery
By Brad Leisure
Three great Galaxies
Truck Stop
AMT/Ertl reissues … New and interesting stuff
Coming Events
Classified Ads
Advertisers' Index
Scale Mail
Old McDonald's diorama … Thanks to Tim Boyd … No more black plastic
Starting Line
A fresh six pack
Ask Scale Auto
Yenko detailing … Finding a Fury … Whitewall wonders
Resin Kits & Parts
Chaparral 2J & Dodge Dart & 2000 Cadillac LMP
Scale Auto Showroom
Revell Honda Civic Si Coupe 2 'n 1 … Fujimi GMC Safari … Exoto Ford GT40 plus two more reviews, hobby news, and new products
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