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"A replica of my 1st cadi" 78 coupe deville

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  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: flushing NY
"A replica of my 1st cadi" 78 coupe deville
Posted by montelsc on Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:45 PM

My mom bought me this cadi back in dec 85 i was 19 at the time

wasnt crazy about the color but it grew on me    GREAT CAR/GREAT MOM !!!!!!!

 

  • Member since
    March, 2010
  • From: Midwest
Posted by High octane on Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:33 PM

 Nice ride as I owned a '73 and '76 Coupe Devilles back in the late 70's and liked them a lot. I'm currently working on a JoHan '64 Caddy Convertible deVille.

High octane

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    November, 2016
Posted by bugs-one on Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:18 PM
Came out real clean.
  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: flushing NY
Posted by montelsc on Friday, April 21, 2017 3:32 PM

Thanks guys i also had an 82 coupe after this one aside for the ht4100

that was my favorite had it for 11 yrs

  • Member since
    January, 2015
Posted by mustang1989 on Friday, April 21, 2017 3:36 PM

That's a sweet ride montelsc!!! I'm not up to speed on Caddy model kits. Which one is this?

Being really stupid is the new smart!! 

    Joe

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands, Fl
Posted by crown r n 7 on Friday, April 21, 2017 4:17 PM

nice. it looks like the jo-han promos. I have a couple of the 1977 caddies

Niko

  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: flushing NY
Posted by montelsc on Saturday, April 22, 2017 2:34 PM

Yes its a johan promo bought 2 for  parts cars a 77 & 78 for the interior tubs for a couple of resin lincolns i was doing the 77 body was badly warped this body was also painted in my freinds shop its the actual green these came in for that year couldnt match it in a rattle can

then i came across just an interior tub and did this build on the 78

Thanks for lookin

 

  • Member since
    June, 2015
Posted by dimaxion on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 4:52 AM

Well done not available bash replica . The time spent on color matching sure does reflect authenticity . Kudos and :"Where's the keys ?"   Thanx ..

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands, Fl
Posted by crown r n 7 on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 7:38 AM

Where did you get the chrome cap for the grill looks real 70's 

Niko

  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: flushing NY
Posted by montelsc on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:25 PM

its the rolls royce grill from the lowrider cadi

they pop up on ebay once in a while also have one on my 80,s eldo

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands, Fl
Posted by crown r n 7 on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:47 PM

yes it dose ! I havent thought of using it like that ! very nice touch

Niko

  • Member since
    December, 2010
  • From: houston, tx
Posted by avidinha on Friday, April 28, 2017 8:03 AM

Nice! My first car was a Cadillac and I have loved them ever since.

I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S.

  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: flushing NY
Posted by montelsc on Friday, April 28, 2017 4:05 PM

Thanks for lookin

love cadies from 63 to mid 80,s ''BIG BOATS'' cant stand the way they look today

kinda like small chevys

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