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  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
DaveVan

Replies: 19
Views: 680

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 6:10 pm   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
Didn't all 71's have the flat hood??? I may try a old MPC flat hood I have.
  Topic: NEW OLD Decals.....#11 71 Dodge on sale....
DaveVan

Replies: 0
Views: 110

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: NEW OLD Decals.....#11 71 Dodge on sale....
Because we now have a good 71 Dodge and the Petty Baker #11 is one of my favorites I did new artwork to make it more correct. My old #11 sheet was a repro of the MPC sheet that really was not that goo ...
  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
DaveVan

Replies: 19
Views: 680

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 9:06 am   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
I got my three 71-72 kits today and all three have the A pillars sucked in SLIGHTLY.......I think windshield install will fix it. Looks like the plastic needs a few more seconds cooling before being e ...
  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
DaveVan

Replies: 19
Views: 680

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 6:23 pm   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
If you can get a 'http:' address from the photo.
  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
DaveVan

Replies: 19
Views: 680

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 5:05 pm   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
Photos must be on the net on a site like Fotki.....can not post from your PC
  Topic: Petty Scheme? Any decals for this?
DaveVan

Replies: 9
Views: 610

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 5:41 pm   Subject: Petty Scheme? Any decals for this?
..agree
  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
DaveVan

Replies: 19
Views: 680

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 5:40 pm   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
Mine on the way.....really wanted this one more than 73.....good news!
  Topic: 1992 Winston Cup Champion Alan Kulwicki Hooter Underbird
DaveVan

Replies: 6
Views: 718

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 12:11 pm   Subject: 1992 Winston Cup Champion Alan Kulwicki Hooter Underbird
Nice work....so many good and bad memories in that car.
  Topic: Dick Brooks 1974 Simoniz Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 12
Views: 590

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 9:04 pm   Subject: Dick Brooks 1974 Simoniz Charger
Well done!
  Topic: X-Acto Knife
DaveVan

Replies: 9
Views: 526

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 3:48 pm   Subject: X-Acto Knife
Even brand name X-Acto blades are not what they were. I bought some #11 blades from Japan that were fantastic. So good I cut my hand from wrist to base of thumb to the bone. The ER doctor said it was ...
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:28 am   Subject: New Charger
What about the Salvino chassis and engine? Can anyone post pictures of those parts?

Steve, can you post pictures of your completed chassis and engine?

The Charger chassis and engine block are t ...
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:49 am   Subject: New Charger
I went and pulled a Petty MPC body from the stash. Took my digital calipers, accurate to .001 and measured both bodies. Both are correct or wrong as 99% of my measurements were exact on both bodies. I ...
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 6:18 pm   Subject: New Charger
I finally got my hands on a Charger kit. BEST effort yet. I plan on pulling out a MPC kit and comparing....but I'll be happy building the Salvinos version.
  Topic: Richard Petty's '73 Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 809

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:26 am   Subject: Richard Petty's '73 Charger
You made it look good!!
  Topic: Frank Warren's #79 charger colors
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 563

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:03 am   Subject: Frank Warren's #79 charger colors
I built one with the PL kit....Now with the Salvinos kit and Mike's new decals I will build another. Frank's shop was not far from my house in Harrisburg NC. The best match is Tamiya Camel Yellow and ...
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:35 am   Subject: New Charger
Only problem I have now is what to do with the 8 Amt stock '71 Charger bodies I have been saving Confused
It's a nice kit.....I like building street versions to display with racing......so that's one kit ...
  Topic: Long shot... but is anyone interested in...
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 289

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:35 pm   Subject: Long shot... but is anyone interested in...
Wonder if there are some parts from the PL kit that are better???
  Topic: Has anyone noticed the Junior Johnson/Darrel Waltrip
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 554

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:07 pm   Subject: Has anyone noticed the Junior Johnson/Darrel Waltrip
Wasn't that a one and done car??? Riverside race?? Seems odd to make a kit of it.
  Topic: Leonard Wood - Model Builder!
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 394

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:30 pm   Subject: Leonard Wood - Model Builder!
The Woods shop in Stuart VA is filled with scale models......and even a 1/24 scale slot car track!!!
  Topic: 1982 T Bird Tim Richmond
DaveVan

Replies: 6
Views: 682

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:54 am   Subject: 1982 T Bird Tim Richmond
I got a set from someone here on the forum that said he had done the art.....I do not believe it was LOBO.....but it was a long time ago.
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:32 am   Subject: New Charger
Steve that is just plain clean work!!!! Salvinos should send you a free kit for doing that. That may sell a few kits. BRAVO!
  Topic: 1986 Buick LeSabre's Pair of Talledega winners
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 706

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:38 pm   Subject: 1986 Buick LeSabre's Pair of Talledega winners
NICE work!
  Topic: Red Farmer's 1972 Torino
DaveVan

Replies: 18
Views: 1182

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:41 pm   Subject: Red Farmer's 1972 Torino
Wonder what the advantage was of using the stock trailing arms in the new location. COOL STUFF!!! THX
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:31 pm   Subject: New Charger
I just got hammered on Facebook for saying the Mpc body is superior. I even said the Salvino body looked really good, but Jim Phillips flatly says the Mpc body is quote: "not even close" un ...
  Topic: NASCAR Modified
DaveVan

Replies: 22
Views: 1383

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:58 pm   Subject: NASCAR Modified
Revell thought the ASA kits might do half as well as the Cup kits did. They did nothing near what most of the Cup kits did and thus why it is hard to find them now. I kinda think Atlantis has them now ...
  Topic: Red Farmer's 1972 Torino
DaveVan

Replies: 18
Views: 1182

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:15 pm   Subject: Red Farmer's 1972 Torino
I think it looks great....I see no issue with bumpers.......
It does look like you removed the stock trim off body....that is a good amount of work alone!
Are the relocated rear trailing arms somet ...
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:37 pm   Subject: New Charger
Good stuff JOE!!! Thanks for doing that. I'll admit the Charger rear, C pillar back, is a tough one to get right. Why did they not clone the MPC body rather that re-invent the wheel???
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:43 pm   Subject: New Charger
then how is mike's selling them now?
PRE-ORDER........that's what Mike told me when I ordered last week.
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:28 pm   Subject: New Charger
Not TOM!! but that is a 71-72 with triangle C pillar and different door skins..
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:54 am   Subject: New Charger
Door skins on 71-72 are the same but 73-74 are different. It's a very small crease that I am not sure 100% that NASCAR enforced as it was so minor. The vertical stamping detail on the street car didn' ...
  Topic: Decals for Buick
DaveVan

Replies: 9
Views: 965

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:17 am   Subject: Decals for Buick
What a contrast to todays 'no fender decals' look!!!!!!
  Topic: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 549

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:57 pm   Subject: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
No luck.....
  Topic: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
DaveVan

Replies: 5
Views: 549

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:37 am   Subject: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
A few folks have said that Ollies got some in. I am going today I will check.
  Topic: Salivino's Lemans Random Thought
DaveVan

Replies: 85
Views: 18016

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:23 am   Subject: Salivino's Lemans Random Thought
You make it look good!
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:29 pm   Subject: New Charger
Could you show the window inserts that enables this Charger to be a different year?
I THINK....and HOPE.....the inserts talked about are MOLD inserts and not plastic parts that fill the window openin ...
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:22 pm   Subject: New Charger
THANK YOU for taking time to do that. Not gonna say much til I get one in hand. MUCH better than the PL funny car!
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:28 pm   Subject: New Charger
THX! Body is number one!
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 3:15 pm   Subject: New Charger
Let's see some pics!!
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:51 pm   Subject: New Charger
Shipped Monday....no one has one yet????
  Topic: Bare Metal Foil Question
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 365

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:38 am   Subject: Bare Metal Foil Question
Contact BMF direct...they know they had a bad run of sheets. They have been replacing them.
  Topic: New Charger
DaveVan

Replies: 101
Views: 8700

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:36 am   Subject: New Charger
There are MANY Petty STP Charger schemes. MPC alone did 3 different. I am sure Salvinos will get around to doing all the different versions.
  Topic: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...Coming soon!!
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 511

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 5:12 pm   Subject: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...Coming soon!!
Kinda like the Jasper
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:43 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
There must have been a huge change at Ford Licensing in the past few years. Ford in the past has PAID to have model produced. Going back to the Ford Mustang IMSA GTX kit, the GTP kits, the IMSA and Tr ...
  Topic: Salvinos Chargers
DaveVan

Replies: 7
Views: 1168

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:43 am   Subject: Salvinos Chargers
Salvinos FB feed for last Sat they show a production body for a few seconds. Better than the PL body
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:03 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
On Salvinos SAT FaceSpace show they hold up a production Charger 73-74 body for a few seconds....what I saw was much better the the PL Charger....but final call will be when we see it in hand.
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:49 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
I do to a point agree with you and rather see them put the tooling money towards doing the new car, but there a lot of Camaro schemes I would like to build and the only option is resin bodies and no c ...
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:13 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
I wish they would just wait and do kits for all of them once the new car finally comes out. Aren't they all basically going to be the same except for grille/headlight and tailight/rear panel decals? ...
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:13 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
http://www.randyayersmodeling.com/modelingforum/viewtopic.php?t=2234&highlight=nascar

I will just leave this here.
Thanks for that link. As I stated in those posts Revell is NOT interested.
...
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:41 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
Why not do the current Camaro? Folks have been begging for it. It will sell. Scanning a model body to build a new 3d model and/or mold is ridiculous with today's technology. You could scan a full size ...
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
DaveVan

Replies: 43
Views: 4532

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:55 pm   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
Notes after watching the Salvinos FaceSpace Sat show.

SUPERBIRD: PLEZ PLEZ copy the JoHan kit only correcting the small error on the headlights. I would supply a mint body to scan if you will!!!
...
 
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