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'40 Ford Street Rod

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  • Member since
    August, 2005
  • From: Nashua, New Hampshire
'40 Ford Street Rod
Posted by mrmike on Tuesday, May 08, 2018 11:30 AM

Back on Christmas 2012, I challenged myself to build a model in a day and I choose the Lindberg 1940 Ford Coupe that came with the Dodge L-700 and trailer kit.  I wanted to quickly paint the model and build it off and on during the course of Christmas Day and I did accomplish my goal.  I had stuck the completed model on the shelf and left it there since then.  I had mentioned this model in passing in another thread and my friend Barry, aka Streetrod wanted to see it since he loves '40 Fords.  I pulled the model off the shelf this morning and started cleaning it up and, of course, it started falling apart on me.  Out came the model glue and I started putting it back together...with some changes.  here's what it looked like 5 1/2 years ago.

Here is what the '40 Ford Coupe looks like today with some extra pieces I had from the '39/'40 Ford Tudor kit.  Nothing else underneath was changed.

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet." Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-Morgan 4/4; '32 Ford 5-Window Coupe; 1969 Dodge Dart GTS

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  • Member since
    September, 2007
  • From: Melbourne, Fl.
Posted by rickr442 on Sunday, May 20, 2018 2:38 AM

Never really noticed the thick A-Pillars before. That's the only negative I see. I like tha color.

'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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