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  Topic: 68 VW Beetle
OldTrucker

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 10:08 pm   Subject: 68 VW Beetle
That sure brings back some GREAT memories. That looks cool with those wheels. That interior shot REALLY brought back some cold memories in the winter of 1972 at Ayers Kaserne, Kirch-Gons Germany (m ...
  Topic: 68 VW Beetle
OldTrucker

Replies: 10
Views: 3244

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 2:18 pm   Subject: 68 VW Beetle
#3 build of 2020!
Only change was wheels and tires to make it a replica of one I used to work on at the VW shop a lifetime ago! Laughing
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  Topic: %$*#@^%$*^
OldTrucker

Replies: 14
Views: 4264

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2020 10:06 pm   Subject: %$*#@^%$*^
My ex wife had a problem with squirrels at her place once. She finally had some pros come and capture them and take them away. Not allowed to kill them here. She had them back in a few days. Seems sq ...
  Topic: 64 Ford Thunderbolt
OldTrucker

Replies: 4
Views: 2289

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:27 pm   Subject: 64 Ford Thunderbolt
2nd build for 2020
Pretty much out of box.
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  Topic: 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees
OldTrucker

Replies: 32
Views: 6941

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:43 am   Subject: 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees
Why more modern era when there are so many that made Nascar what it was that it seems will never be recognized!
They need to do a legacy induction that would catch things up to where we really should ...
  Topic: Hobby Lobby GONE
OldTrucker

Replies: 37
Views: 8268

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:52 pm   Subject: Hobby Lobby GONE
The wife's brother-in-law has a small hobby shop, mostly RC stuff now.
He closed like all and people went to the city hall complaining that they had stuff ordered and could not pick it up because the ...
  Topic: Rat Packer Chevy II
OldTrucker

Replies: 8
Views: 2984

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:47 pm   Subject: Rat Packer Chevy II
2nd build of 2020.
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  Topic: We need to be careful...
OldTrucker

Replies: 53
Views: 12299

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:40 pm   Subject: We need to be careful...
Per data shown on TV last nite mortality rate was 1.9%
Bill
Not to ty and make it sound less dangerous because this is highly dangerous and should be treated as such.
The problem is they have no i ...
  Topic: Let's do something fun.....
OldTrucker

Replies: 43
Views: 8700

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:05 am   Subject: Let's do something fun.....
1966 Pontiac Lemans 2 door post car. 389 tri power with 4 speed.
Pale yellow with black bucket seat interior.
Had 5 inch wide chrome steel wheels on front and 10 inch reversed chrome slots on back w ...
  Topic: I'm sad and scared......
OldTrucker

Replies: 19
Views: 5084

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:52 pm   Subject: I'm sad and scared......
Pyaying, it has a familiar feel though.
Hope it's wrong.
  Topic: 1988 The man in Black legend begins .
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 2555

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:45 pm   Subject: 1988 The man in Black legend begins .
Brings a lump to my throat and a tear to my eye.
Great job!
  Topic: 1968 Revell VW Bug
OldTrucker

Replies: 9
Views: 3576

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:42 pm   Subject: 1968 Revell VW Bug
Thanks! I should have maybe done more to dirty up the glass Smile

Just because the car got a little on the rusty side don't mean the owner didn't try to at least keep the old Bug clean! Cool
  Topic: 1968 Revell VW Bug
OldTrucker

Replies: 9
Views: 3576

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:18 pm   Subject: 1968 Revell VW Bug
Yep! Looks like many I saw come into the shop back in the day!
Mostly students at SIU down from the Chicago area!
Made some look like new again too!
GREAT job on the weathering! Only thing missing ...
  Topic: Round 2 returning kit 65 Chevelle Modified Stocker
OldTrucker

Replies: 27
Views: 7749

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:34 am   Subject: Round 2 returning kit 65 Chevelle Modified Stocker
The first time I worked at the VW shop in southern IL. around 1979 the owner had a 69 Camaro that he went to Pennsylvania and picked up that had the huge tires on it! He had to pull the fronts and put ...
  Topic: 1970 Superbird
OldTrucker

Replies: 10
Views: 5525

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:28 pm   Subject: 1970 Superbird
Just used Testors semi gloss black enamel. Make sure you mix it really well every time or it will be too shiny.
Another method I have used is flat black then after thoroughly dried used a little oil ...
  Topic: Happy New Year......be safe out there.....
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 2156

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:09 am   Subject: Happy New Year......be safe out there.....
I did stay safe, went to bed at 10:30! Laughing
Happy New Year!
  Topic: Bad News...Junior Johnson dies...
OldTrucker

Replies: 8
Views: 2951

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:35 pm   Subject: Bad News...Junior Johnson dies...
Godspeed Junior
  Topic: 1933 Willys Van
OldTrucker

Replies: 3
Views: 2187

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:35 pm   Subject: 1933 Willys Van
Had one more in me for the year!LOL
Built out of box except for stripping the chrome and adding tinted side and back windows.
Pictured the interior because it will never be seen again!LOL
https://i ...
  Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Day!
OldTrucker

Replies: 2
Views: 2042

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:30 am   Subject: Happy Thanksgiving Day!
MERRY TURKEYMAS!
Forget politics and the worlds troubles and have a great day with family and friends!
  Topic: 65 Chevelle Wagon Weekend Warrior
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 2964

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:23 am   Subject: 65 Chevelle Wagon Weekend Warrior
Looks good? Resin body? You can get rubber tubing at hobby lobby that works perfect for radiator hoses. I think it in the jewelry section.

AMT kit.

I had a hose made from bent sprue and can't fi ...
  Topic: 65 Chevelle Wagon Weekend Warrior
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 2964

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:34 pm   Subject: 65 Chevelle Wagon Weekend Warrior
Probably my last completion for 2019.
Still need to locate a radiator hose for it.
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  Topic: Considering to sell off my "Winners" NASCAR collec
OldTrucker

Replies: 7
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:43 pm   Subject: Considering to sell off my "Winners" NASCAR collec
Hey Lefty! Good to see you are still kickin'!!! Cool
Big loss when the original board went down, so much good work and information was forever lost, your work some of it!

One thing I really missed ...
  Topic: Penske Matador Kit decals
OldTrucker

Replies: 4
Views: 2734

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:06 am   Subject: Penske Matador Kit decals
Dave's Penske Matador decals are GREAT! Cool
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  Topic: Racing is dangerous....
OldTrucker

Replies: 6
Views: 3895

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:54 am   Subject: Racing is dangerous....
In the early 80's I was going to race a guy I worked with's old boat in a local regatta. I was one of several that were on the river practicing about a week before and caught the wake of another boat. ...
  Topic: Andretti Lola
OldTrucker

Replies: 9
Views: 5061

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:12 pm   Subject: Andretti Lola
Not one of my better builds.
Started over a year ago and put away in disgust when it was almost done due to a mishap that included a 4 year old granddaughter and Cheetos!
Came home one day to find t ...
  Topic: 1970 Superbird
OldTrucker

Replies: 10
Views: 5525

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:08 pm   Subject: 1970 Superbird
Fantastic work Johnny! You really nailed "the look" of the real car. The detail and chrome foil work looks great again, as it does on all your builds
Gotta love the Wingcars...

John

T ...
  Topic: 1970 Superbird
OldTrucker

Replies: 10
Views: 5525

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:28 pm   Subject: 1970 Superbird
Can anyone tell me why my picture come out this big on this site? Embarassed
  Topic: 1970 Superbird
OldTrucker

Replies: 10
Views: 5525

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:26 pm   Subject: 1970 Superbird
The Revell kit with Petty decals but no real way to build it as a Nascar.
Used Kiet Marks Decals on the body.
The paint came from a gut that owned a Mopar that color and had just enough touch up pai ...
  Topic: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
OldTrucker

Replies: 17
Views: 7699

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:27 pm   Subject: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
Great looking build. What were your choices of paint for the body?

I have one of these kits but the box I bought at Montreal's fabulous Udisco hobby store did not contain the decal sheet or the whe ...
  Topic: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
OldTrucker

Replies: 8
Views: 4545

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:30 pm   Subject: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
Decades old build that stayed in the closet for ever.
Thought about redoing it but never could find replacement decals and now I'm glad I didn't as it is one of my oldest models I have left.
Just cl ...
  Topic: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
OldTrucker

Replies: 17
Views: 7699

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:28 pm   Subject: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
Very nicely done OT. Looks great. I did one some years back, love the kit but that BMF is soooo much work Smile
I know!!!LOL This was my second build of a Hudson and did a third one for my son. He gave ...
  Topic: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
OldTrucker

Replies: 17
Views: 7699

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:00 pm   Subject: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
I saw your name on the decal sheet Dave! Cool
  Topic: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
OldTrucker

Replies: 17
Views: 7699

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:40 pm   Subject: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
Can't figre out why my pictures show up so big on this site and not the others? Confused
  Topic: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
OldTrucker

Replies: 17
Views: 7699

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:37 pm   Subject: Tim Flock 52 Hudson
Just finished it today. Didn't picture the interior because it looks the same as the last one I did.
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  Topic: 66 Cyclone AWB Car
OldTrucker

Replies: 4
Views: 3290

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:53 am   Subject: 66 Cyclone AWB Car
Looks good!!!! Are those gofer decals??? I did the gasser sheet for them.

Yes they are Dave!
Worked great look great!
  Topic: 66 Cyclone AWB Car
OldTrucker

Replies: 4
Views: 3290

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: 66 Cyclone AWB Car
Just a fun little build!
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  Topic: Not everyone's cup o' tea - Showrods (Tom Daniel)
OldTrucker

Replies: 12
Views: 6285

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Not everyone's cup o' tea - Showrods (Tom Daniel)
I remember building the Vandall kit when it was first released!
One of many that were stolen years ago when we were moving.
  Topic: recent trip to Hobby Lobby
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 3691

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: recent trip to Hobby Lobby
Have seen people say they fogot their 40% off coupon and the cashier scanned something that she pulled from under the register and they got the discount!
Ued to print them up because all I had was a ...
  Topic: TRADED
OldTrucker

Replies: 2
Views: 2615

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:44 am   Subject: TRADED
Thank you Steven! Cool
  Topic: MPC 1/16 scale Charger lot FOR SALE
OldTrucker

Replies: 3
Views: 2752

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:25 pm   Subject: MPC 1/16 scale Charger lot FOR SALE
Story of my life! A day lake and a dollar short! Sad
  Topic: TRADED
OldTrucker

Replies: 2
Views: 2615

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:28 pm   Subject: TRADED
Gone
  Topic: MPC 1/16 scale Charger lot FOR SALE
OldTrucker

Replies: 3
Views: 2752

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:07 pm   Subject: MPC 1/16 scale Charger lot FOR SALE
PM sent
  Topic: 1951 Chevy Fleetline Hot Rod
OldTrucker

Replies: 4
Views: 3668

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:24 pm   Subject: 1951 Chevy Fleetline Hot Rod
Was built to represent one that was behind the VW shop where I worked.
Belonged to the owner's late brother and had been trashed over the years by vandals roaming the parts yard.
He raced it on week ...
  Topic: RIP Dick Dale
OldTrucker

Replies: 1
Views: 2232

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: RIP Dick Dale
The King Of Surf Guitar has passed away at 81.
Seems he had to keep touring right up until his demise in order to keep up with his medical bills due to multiple chronic health issues.
Godspeed Dick ...
  Topic: Looking for the exhaust headers from the MPC 72 GTO....
OldTrucker

Replies: 1
Views: 1895

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:52 am   Subject: Looking for the exhaust headers from the MPC 72 GTO....
I believe I have a set.
I also think they are the same ones in the 65 Chevelle wagon kit too!
  Topic: The Atlas Oil Tool Special
OldTrucker

Replies: 4
Views: 3185

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:10 pm   Subject: The Atlas Oil Tool Special
Great job!
I love the old front engine dragsters! Cool
  Topic: Reher & Morrison
OldTrucker

Replies: 6
Views: 3578

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:09 pm   Subject: Reher & Morrison
That is a beauty! Cool
  Topic: 65 Olds Modified Stocker
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 3871

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:03 am   Subject: 65 Olds Modified Stocker
Great looking build!!

Nice job!!



Only built a couple of this series wa-a-a-a-a-y back in the '70's...

Have added a number of this series since around 2006/2007.....Think I have at least ...
  Topic: 65 Olds Modified Stocker
OldTrucker

Replies: 5
Views: 3871

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:16 pm   Subject: 65 Olds Modified Stocker
Took a month and a half to get it done but finally the first build of 2019.
Mostly out of box with a few alterations here and there.
I know these kits are far from the real thing but they are fun an ...
  Topic: "It's a TraP!"
OldTrucker

Replies: 7
Views: 4339

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:51 pm   Subject: "It's a TraP!"
Mack, you hit it out of the park! Wink
 
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