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1969 Olds W-30 442

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  • Member since
    March, 2018
  • From: Canada
1969 Olds W-30 442
Posted by Maksiimov on Monday, March 12, 2018 10:55 PM

This is my first ever model kit of any sort. Decided to go for worn look. What do you think? (I also added turn indicators post photo)

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My next project is going to be the 1972 Chevelle SS in Deja Blue

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    November, 2003
  • From: East Bethel, Mn
Posted by midnightprowler on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 3:47 AM

Pretty nice weathering. You need to dirty it up under the hood tho.

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Posted by MikeFo on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 7:19 AM

looks good.

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  • Member since
    December, 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 7:46 AM

That Olds is Beat! Very nicely done, especially for your first build. Try giving the underhood area a liberal black wash to dirty it up a bit.

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    March, 2017
  • From: Brighton England
Posted by Spencer Mopar Fan on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 11:08 AM
Superb work ... I agree that the motor needs ... a splodge or 3 of 'filth' , also , here's an idea :- tiny "fluffs" of cotton wool on some seat areas to give it the worn out naugahyde look . Rat nest is optional !!
  • Member since
    March, 2018
  • From: Canada
Posted by Maksiimov on Thursday, March 15, 2018 1:15 PM

Thank you guys!

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    September, 2007
  • From: Melbourne, Fl.
Posted by rickr442 on Monday, March 26, 2018 2:34 AM

Nice work! I hope you send yourself to find that poor car and restore it sometime soon!
I had a '69 Cutlass Supreme hardtop for six years ('81-'87) and 154000 miles, know those cars inside and out... so, a few sugestions...
*The slots on each side of the license plate in the front bumper are open all the way through. throw some black paint in there to simulate depth. 
* mismatch the wheels and tires!
* Lose that W30 air cleaner. You sold that at the swap meet when you wereout of work, renmember?
*pop out one of the headlights...
*Maybe run some rust down from the rear roof pillar and in the center of the roof. Cars with Vinyl tops ALWAYS rusted!
*poke the trunk lock out and run some wire from there to the license plate, but just until you can replace the lock.
Then... seriously... 'find' that car and restore it. Its one of GMs best designs ever, not a wasted line anywhere, and a total screamer, one of the best musclecars ever. It deserves some TLC.

'Peggy, call the insurance agent... The cars got some bullet holes!'..... Joe Mannix

Yeah, but half an inch to the right, he woulda missed me altogether!'.....Jim Rockford


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