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  • Member since
    August 2008
Not new but returning
Posted by maddmaxx on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 7:39 AM

As I went to register in this forum I discovered that I had registered here in 2008 but have been inactive since.  I've been getting back into model auto work recently after a bout of military armor and aircraft.

I'm 73, retired, a former drag racer and I sort of specialize in the drag cars of the 60's and early 70's that I was most familiar with.  I've always been a gearhead and the list of "interesting" cars I've owned would keep many modelers busy for a while.

1966 Barracuda Formula S, my first race car running as a J Showroom stock

1962 Corvette with a 69 LT1 350 running as a "what you brung"

1968 Dart GTS 383 also run as a "what you brung"

1969 1/2 Dodge Charger Daytona (yes, I really owned one) 440 automatic with which I had a very successful run as a bracket car in the middle east coast states before bracket electronics and in an era where you could drive to the drag strip and race every weekend.

1977 Pinto Crusin wagon matching this Ford advertisement scheme

Image result for ford pinto cruising wagon

A succession of cars since then but nothing like the 60's and 70's.


  • Member since
    January 2015
Posted by mustang1989 on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:47 AM

Welcome back aboard MM. Nice line up of cars. My first car was a 66 Barracuda. Awesome!! 

Being really stupid is the new smart!! 


  • Member since
    December 2019
Posted by myoung on Sunday, December 22, 2019 6:47 PM

It's not my first car, but I still have a '66 Barracuda. I'm hoping to build a 1/25 replica.


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