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'56 Crown Victoria "crown"

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  • Member since
    December 2010
  • From: Highland, UT
'56 Crown Victoria "crown"
Posted by avidinha on Monday, November 11, 2019 4:05 PM

Does anyone have the 3 "crown" pieces and the sunroof glass from the AMT '56 Ford Crown Victoria they are willing to sell/trade? I saw a Photoshop of a phantom Crown Victoria wagon and I want to try to make one with the Revell '57 wagon. Thanks.


  • Member since
    December 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:20 AM

I can help. Sounds like a cool project. I have a 56 Vic that I plan to build without the crown and sunroof. Shoot me your address and I'll get them in the mail.

"It would be unusual, if the unusual didn't occur."

- Steamboat Gariepy


  • Member since
    October 2008
Posted by oldcarguy on Sunday, November 24, 2019 4:44 PM


 What I want to know is this. Are you talking about the New wagon kit or the old Revell Kit

  • Member since
    January 2011
  • From: Chico, CA
Posted by Wick Humble on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:11 PM

I did a 'phantom' 1957 Ford Crown Vic -- new AMT SN8028 --using (I think) a clear window set from the old, very old AMT '57 Chevy Styline kit. I think!!

It was tedious in the extreme cutting the roof panel (front half) out -- still dont know how I did it at age 74!-- but the trimmed-down plastic insert had almost the perfect crown shape.  It does have a couple of raised lines longitudinally, but they look pretty appropriate; could make them into T-top, I suppose.  Since it was a Ford dream car, this forum [Thanks very much!!] provided a FE 352 V-8 to make it more interesting.  It's two-tone, PPG white and school-bus yellow, with 660 clear-coat.

I had some BMF issues with this one, so be patient and I'll finish and post to gallery.

As an aside, there is a big accuracy glitch in the blurb in the instructions: the writer states that the Fords had a new bellied pereimeter frame "As opposed to GM's "X"  frame" which of course didn't come out until the following year '58!  Wick


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