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AMT 1957 Chrysler 300

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  • Member since
    April 2016
AMT 1957 Chrysler 300
Posted by 55fireflite on Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:30 PM

Greetings, 

My modeling activities have been on hiatus for a number of years, but I've kept up my Scale Auto subscription and attended a couple NNLs. With my workweek down to two days for reasons I don't need to explain, I decided this is perfect opportunity to dive back in. 

I'd like to start with the last kit I was working on, an AMT 1957 Chrysler hardtop. I had the body painted in MCW Parade Green metallic, the chassis and interior all done, and went to do the final assembly. As you my know, the chassis/interior and body don't fit together properly. I tried hacking away at the base of the windshield to make it work, without success. That's when the time came to start a home remodeling project and I had to put it aside.

Has anybody figured out a solution to this problem? Your advice is greatly appreciated. 

Tom 

  • Member since
    August 2015
  • From: Hamptonville, NC
Posted by TarheelRick on Sunday, March 22, 2020 7:07 AM

I have one of these that I have heavily customized, but not yet finished.  One thing I noticed when cutting the doors and trunk open was the extreme thickness of the body.  So any advice on final assembly of this one will be greatly appreciated.

I build models because I can't afford the real thing!

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