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  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
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PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:25 am   Subject: Curious
Wow, nice models Stat! I thought you were just another garden-variety lunatic! Much new found respect! LOL!
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:56 pm   Subject: 71 road runner
I really did think it was photoshopped! Could this be one of the most radical cars to hit the track in those "adjustable" template days?
  Topic: Fireball Roberts '57 Ford---1/25 Revell
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 17
Views: 3397

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:52 pm   Subject: 57 ford
I'm going to have to start working on my black widow again, very nice clean car. Proves something nice can be built out of the box.
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:46 pm   Subject: Curious
Wow. Terry you got some nice stuff there! Looks like you got your work cut out for you restoring these beauties, the supermodified look stunning! I had with Ole School Modeler in a conversation this a ...
  Topic: 69 Boss 429 Talladega oil pan wet or dry sump?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 32
Views: 6575

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:38 pm   Subject: Boss 429
There's two major reasons for using a dry sump system. First is it provides more consistent oil pressure for high RPM use and also is not affected by oil slapping in the oil pan. Ever beat on a car or ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:32 pm   Subject: Curious
I almost forgot the biggest Plus, the kit car has absolutely be best hands down 5 slot racing wheel. It's so good I think I'll start a thread on grayside about it. The perfect 1970s wheel. Maybe even ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:57 am   Subject: Curious
The kit car kit has more minuses than pluses. The engine is way too small first and foremost. The front clip and the front suspension are not only hard to assemble but are pretty well screwed up. The ...
  Topic: Do you primer everything?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 7
Views: 1850

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:40 am   Subject: Paint
Like Brian said it depends on the circumstances. Anything that I'm going to paint any kind of silver metallic aluminum Steel Etc I usually put a coat of flat black on it first. Some older tool models ...
  Topic: Go Natalie Decker!
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 5
Views: 1623

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:13 am   Subject: Go Natalie Decker!
I saw a video of her with that ARCA car running the high side of Winchester hammer down, wow! I hope she'll be in the truck at Bristol.
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 6568

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:54 pm   Subject: Early cars
Gator, is that a Revell 56 Chevy? Beautiful build, I love that kit and I've never seen one done up as a Stocker before.
  Topic: Go Natalie Decker!
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 5
Views: 1623

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:43 pm   Subject: Go Natalie Decker!
Actually I saw her on some ARCA races on TV last season, and the girl can drive! I don't want to come off like some chauvinist Pig( whether I am or not is none of your business!) but she is cute and f ...
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 6568

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:34 pm   Subject: Early cars
It's great to see so many 50s Builds on here and a welcome change! I'd love some history on some of these cars and sure other people would as well. I see some famous names on a few of them.
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 6568

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:15 pm   Subject: Early cars
Thank God for YouTube! Couple of months ago I put on some links for some good channels on YouTube to watch some great vintage racing footage. I forgot what I tiled do but it's on here somewhere.
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 6568

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:20 pm   Subject: Early cars
Wow! Love that David Pearson 59! What a collection!
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:18 pm   Subject: Curious
Wow! Cool! I love sheets with decals for two cars, thanks for the tip Brian and what color did you use when you did yours? I've heard that they were stealing paint from the Rome Highway Department Dep ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:35 am   Subject: Curious
Round two is re-releasing the Ridge Runner Pinto modified again. Does anybody make Richie Evans decals?
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 6568

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:51 pm   Subject: Early cars
Thanks Bill, I'm always leery of kit decals on black cars, part of why this simple build is on the shelf for me is I am also waiting to get one of those new chrome paint pens. I too hate bare metal fo ...
  Topic: Richie Panch Torino - question
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 3
Views: 1446

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:04 pm   Subject: Ritchie Panch
Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't Richie Panch come into the series from day one with some big money behind him and dad's connections? I know he drove a second car for Junie Dunlevie and a little l ...
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 6568

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: Early cars
Like I don't have enough distractions already, now I got to take my black widow out and start working on it again? Thanks Bill! No really beautiful stuff everybody. How's the bleed through with the st ...
  Topic: Fantasy Cup Series 2019 - Schedule & Registration
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 33
Views: 5553

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:12 pm   Subject: Fantasy cup
First race is at the world famous Milwaukee Mile on March 2nd. BTC Motorsports will be Fielding a Dodge for Travis Bickle of New York, New York, when asked if he was looking forward to his first seaso ...
  Topic: Fantasy Cup Series 2019 - Schedule & Registration
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 33
Views: 5553

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:00 pm   Subject: Fantasy cup
Jared, let's get a quick Refresher on the rules.
  Topic: Fantasy Cup Series 2019 - Schedule & Registration
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 33
Views: 5553

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:58 am   Subject: Fantasy cup
I'm telling both my driver's to put you in the wall Adam!
  Topic: Fantasy Cup Series 2019 - Schedule & Registration
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 33
Views: 5553

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:30 am   Subject: Fantasy cup
Let's just hope that she has better luck than Danica Patrick and Natalie Decker. Wait a second this is a fantasy series so a woman driver might have a chance! LOL! Jodie please don't hunt me down and ...
  Topic: Fantasy Cup Series 2019 - Schedule & Registration
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 33
Views: 5553

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:02 am   Subject: Fantasy cup
A woman driver in a yellow car. How fitting.
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:25 am   Subject: Curious
Now those two look like winners in the fantasy cup! Nice cars and beautiful pictures!
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Curious
Don't forget the bulldog nose on that Taurus! I think they dropped the clay master on the floor before they sent it off to tooling! I then tried to adopt a Intrepid body to that chassis from that kit, ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:37 am   Subject: Curious
Problems with kits going together? Okay I got a few off the top of my head, two of them have been discussed at length here and one of them I was just on another thread talking about because one of the ...
  Topic: Matt McNally's guide to building the Polar Lights Ford
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 8
Views: 4633

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:20 am   Subject: Boss 429
As I said in the Boss 429 oil pan thread, anybody who has this kind of stuff downloaded needs to contact Bob Hanner or Dennis O immediately so we can get these things back up again and get the form ba ...
  Topic: 69 Boss 429 Talladega oil pan wet or dry sump?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 32
Views: 6575

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:03 am   Subject: Boss 429
Dusty, you and anybody else who has important threads of this nature needs to contact Bob Hanner or Dennis O and work on having them restored to The Forum, it is been a running discussion about how mu ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:21 pm   Subject: Curious
I just noticed that a reply I put on when Mark posted those pictures of his very cool hand painted 57 and 54 Chevys didn't make it on, probably a combination of my crappy phone, low-powered Wi-Fi and ...
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:39 pm   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
Please Uncle Greg tell us a story!!!! Please!!!
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:38 pm   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
That's exactly the picture I was talking about! That nose is so down it looks photoshopped! Who says the Petty's didn't get a break from Nascar? I guess they never saw this picture did they! Greg, you ...
  Topic: Go Natalie Decker!
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 5
Views: 1623

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: Go Natalie Decker!
Wow! She didn't even get a whole lap in. I'll never do that again.
  Topic: Go Natalie Decker!
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 5
Views: 1623

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:37 pm   Subject: Go Natalie Decker!
The title says it all, if she can drive as good as she is in front of the camera and it's cute and upbeat and funny as she is, it will be "Danica who? "Overnight.
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:09 pm   Subject: Short track
Hey Henry do you have any weissglass pics to post?
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:15 pm   Subject: Curious
I've only been back at it again hardcore for a couple of months now and I haven't seen anything but pre-painted snap togethers on the shelves of my local hobby dealers, and yes you're right they are a ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:35 pm   Subject: Curious
That is a beautiful Camaro! And that's out of the box huh? Wow. I have to say I never really noticed those cars on the Shelf when they were new, they came along at a point where I was up to my elbows ...
  Topic: Curious
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 61
Views: 8501

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:45 am   Subject: Curious
What Builders did before the day of the internet was actually be at the race track and in many cases helping out with a car actually out on the track or being part of the support staff of the track or ...
  Topic: Look closely and you'll see a Hobby Town USA decal on
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 1
Views: 1014

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:24 am   Subject: HTUSA
That kind of looks like Langley Speedway in Virginia and there was a couple of guys running Mopar late models there when I made a couple trips there around 2004 and if I'm not mistaken HobbyTown USA i ...
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:13 am   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
So I guess it really is up to us to work on restoring this forum to where it used to be. Or at least trying to get close. I'm doing my part.
  Topic: Bodies needed
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 2
Views: 1149

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:12 am   Subject: Bodies
I have an AMT 96 T Bird body, you didn't specify monogram or AMT. PM sent.
  Topic: fine mesh for nascar screens, where do you get yours?
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 12
Views: 4151

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:19 am   Subject: Mesh grills
Some years ago, I ordered some squares of metal mesh grill material from Model Empire and I believe it was Detail Master brand. They had a couple of different gauges of it and it was really nice stuff ...
  Topic: Ever wonder how accurate the under carriage ......
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 3
Views: 1247

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:59 am   Subject: Monogram
I remember reading a story in Scale Auto about super detailing the DW Buick Regal and thinking to myself wow what a kit! At the time the monogram NASCAR kits came out, their muscle car kits where supe ...
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:40 am   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
Actually, the first one I'm going to do is going to be the 71 Daytona 500 winner, I would like the second one to have the funk graphics on the hood. I'm not that good of a painter so I'm probably just ...
  Topic: Still looking for MPC 68 Charger front bumper and Grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 0
Views: 778

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:53 pm   Subject: Still looking for MPC 68 Charger front bumper and Grill
The title says it all. Still looking for MPC 68 Dodge Charger annual front bumper and Grill. Original or resin I don't care. God, I miss modelhaus
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:44 pm   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
It is somewhat well-known that they cut original roll bar tubing on the front clip of the car they thought was Hamilton's Nichols chassis Daytona winner but was actually Richard's Superbird to match t ...
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:34 pm   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
Wow, it took all the way to the end of the second duel but somebody was actually able to make a clean pass!
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 31
Views: 5686

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:33 pm   Subject: MPC 71 Roadrunner
Yes I am completely with you and I am aware of this, the bumper is only taped in for display and I'm waiting for a late 80s 71 Roadrunner so I can get the separate Grill. These pictures should probabl ...
  Topic: Bobby Allison 1982 Daytona 500 Winner Minus Rear Bumper
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 16
Views: 4039

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:20 pm   Subject: Bobby Allison's Daytona winner
Another outstanding build Bobby! That is probably the best monogram Buick I've ever seen and as far as that bumper falling off unintentionally, yeah right! The way NASCAR had the teams mount the bumpe ...
  Topic: MPC Super Stockers
Bobby The Cabdriver

Replies: 14
Views: 4947

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:29 pm   Subject: ASA decals
Check out satoriusracing at yahoo.com I started communicating with Denny recently and he has a serious amount of ASA and ARTGO decals from the 70s and 80s, all the major Stars, and not just Trickles ...
 
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