Post by stevegt738 on Oct 18, 2013 23:42:56 GMT -5
Here is a glue bomb from the early '80s rebuild. Monogram's 427 Cobra. When I first built this I polished the metallic blue plastic, swirls, glue marks and all. This time around it's getting modern wheels, some body shaving, engine transplant and some other refinements. A bit more like a kit car.
First thing done was a new engine. The stock 427 side oiler
Replaced with a 427 S.O.H.C. from Ross Gibson
Did some work on the bonnet to fill the large gaps, and some shimming to bring it up level with the body
Modified the broken window frame (top bar missing along with the glass)
Filled any unwanted holes and removed body emblems
Modified the foot wells to fit the new engine
Made some new mufflers out of alloy tube
That's where I'm up to with this. Since these pics were taken, I tried to open the fender vents and stuffed them up completely. So I have decided to not have the vents at all, now filled in.
Post by Bernard Kron on Oct 19, 2013 9:02:19 GMT -5
Nice! I love the way the modern wheels fill the wells and enhance the killer stance. They go well with the big pipes. The Ross Gibson Cammer looks miles better than the POS Chrsyler 392 from them I recently used. I had to discard half the parts! I've heard they are terribly inconsistent from one design to another... Looking forward to seeing more.
jwade78: Hey new to the forums quick question. How do I get spark plug wires to attach? Do I drill the heads and distributor and glue them underneath
Mar 22, 2014 15:16:16 GMT -5
fordrodnkustom: Yes, drilling is the way to go.
Mar 23, 2014 8:36:00 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: you know what I cant stand is rude people! I send out MOM emails every month....I get replies back at times from members who rarely log in and they want to know what my problem is? BYE BYE! NO time for that MEARDA!.
Mar 26, 2014 15:41:16 GMT -5
fordrodnkustom: Yep, sadly the world's full of 'em Bob.
Mar 27, 2014 18:30:07 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: I don't know about quiet...I come here a couple times a day and I find new stuff each time :-)
Mar 28, 2014 0:21:07 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: true Ron....just tired of the morons.
Mar 28, 2014 0:21:30 GMT -5
johnny: Isn't it just a simple matter of clicking the right thing to not receive emails?
Mar 29, 2014 11:17:50 GMT -5
fordrodnkustom: Yes..it's that easy. In "Edit Profile & Settings"
Mar 29, 2014 14:03:08 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: Note: If anyone is referring a friend to join, please let them know their membership will be denied unless they tell me briefly about themselves when joining. I have received many requests to join without any information. I had to deny them to avoid spam.
May 2, 2014 1:37:15 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: I will get the winners for Model of the month tomorrow.....computer troubles.
Jun 2, 2014 22:30:43 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: working on MOM now....sorry guys, have had super crappy time here with this computer
Jun 4, 2014 21:55:37 GMT -5
tooold: So slow that there's no Model Of the Month . . . is this a first ?
Jun 28, 2014 19:52:49 GMT -5
baddgass: Nissan GT-R
Jun 29, 2014 14:24:49 GMT -5
tooold: Sorry Bob . . . I was looking at my calendar wrong , I thought it was the 4th already . Too many gray hairs !
Jul 2, 2014 7:02:40 GMT -5
RodBurNeR: will get polls up tonight and try to have winners on home by Monday
Jul 3, 2014 20:18:07 GMT -5
misterdhilton: Want to thank everyone here on the Drastics forum for viewing and voting on the 62 Chevy Bel Air! Special thanks Bob Black for providing the smoking woody decals. And also a thank to my son Steven for helping out with the photos.
Jul 7, 2014 19:48:20 GMT -5
misterdhilton: Side note: The wheels appear a little to far forward on my 62 Chevy as I overlooked positioning the body before the photo's were taken. I forget some of my models require careful attention any time they are moved. A check list in order lol.
Jul 9, 2014 18:18:53 GMT -5