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  Topic: 1976 #21 Montego
jim unger

Replies: 6
Views: 775

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:45 pm   Subject: 1976 #21 Montego
Thanks for all of the great info and I look forward to hearing how Dave's use of the #18 works out.
Jim
  Topic: 1976 #21 Montego
jim unger

Replies: 6
Views: 775

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:38 pm   Subject: 1976 #21 Montego
Did the Wood Brothers use the same candy red over a gold base for the 1976 Montego as their previous cars? Thanks for any help.
Jim
  Topic: Model Master Going OOB?
jim unger

Replies: 21
Views: 2917

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:00 am   Subject: Model Master Going OOB?
Nuts, I was hoping to find some Panther Pink in a rattle can..
You can still get that pink from ModelRoundup.
Jim
  Topic: RP 1984 200 winner
jim unger

Replies: 12
Views: 1121

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:08 pm   Subject: RP 1984 200 winner
WHoaH! I now see your dilemma.

Since TS-36 is currently unavailable, even from the manufacturer, you need a replacement.

Back in the day when fluorescent orange was commonly available guys woul ...
  Topic: RP 1984 200 winner
jim unger

Replies: 12
Views: 1121

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:34 pm   Subject: RP 1984 200 winner
If you have a can of Tamiya TS-36 Flourescent red, that's pretty much the standard go-to. I was in the stands that day, screaming my lungs out. Can't wait to see this done.

For the closest Petty bl ...
  Topic: RP 1984 200 winner
jim unger

Replies: 12
Views: 1121

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:25 pm   Subject: RP 1984 200 winner
Just started on Richard's 1984 Pontiac Grand Prix, the Firecracker and 200 win winner. I'm using the wonderful decals from Mikes and need to know what spray can paint to use for the red. I plan to use ...
  Topic: 1964 RP plymouth
jim unger

Replies: 20
Views: 1960

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:14 pm   Subject: 1964 RP plymouth
Thanks to all for the info. Now to the modeling work bench I go...
Jim
  Topic: 1964 RP plymouth
jim unger

Replies: 20
Views: 1960

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:56 pm   Subject: 1964 RP plymouth
Hi everyone, started working on the AMT 1964 RP Plymouth for his Daytona 500 win. I'm using the beautiful Power Slide decals and have some questions. Is the gas cap chrome, steel, or aluminum and are ...
  Topic: Marvins 1960 Pontiac
jim unger

Replies: 15
Views: 2614

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:38 pm   Subject: Marvins 1960 Pontiac
the chassis from a 61 kit could fit but is not correct. the 59/60 Pontiac chassis' did not have side rails, was like an X. I think a 59/60 chevy kit chassis would provide a better starting point, just ...
  Topic: Pops #41 1950 Olds
jim unger

Replies: 2
Views: 540

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:48 am   Subject: Pops #41 1950 Olds
I used the Testors dark red (1204) on my version. It seems to be pretty close. The wheels I painted red also. The interior is a tow-tone light and dark grey throughout. There are a couple online artic ...
  Topic: 1986 #3 Wrangler car
jim unger

Replies: 2
Views: 1061

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: 1986 #3 Wrangler car
I'm working on Dales 1986 Wrangler car and have the body colors that have been suggested on this board for the car and will be using Mike's decals. Question is what color is the interior, chassis, and ...
  Topic: Pops #41 1950 Olds
jim unger

Replies: 2
Views: 540

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:29 pm   Subject: Pops #41 1950 Olds
I'm working on Pops #41 1950 Olds as raced at the first Southern 500 and wondered what color the interior is and also the wheels. Would Testors MM 1204 Red work for this car?

Thanks in advance.
Ji ...
  Topic: Marvins 1960 Pontiac
jim unger

Replies: 15
Views: 2614

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:11 am   Subject: Marvins 1960 Pontiac
Thanks for the info!
Jim
  Topic: Marvins 1960 Pontiac
jim unger

Replies: 15
Views: 2614

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Marvins 1960 Pontiac
Hi all, working on Marvins 1961 Daytona 500 winner using the Joe Weatherly kit as a donor. Does anyone know what color the interior and chassis are? Thanks in Advance.
  Topic: Mike Herman is looking for Dodge Daytona decal ideas
jim unger

Replies: 28
Views: 4461

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:21 pm   Subject: Mike Herman is looking for Dodge Daytona decal ideas
Check out my list on the Dark Side part of this site as I put up the list of all cars from the 1970 Daytona 500 from www.racing-reference.info but I would vote for James Hylton and Marty Robbins. To B ...
  Topic: DA oldsmobile
jim unger

Replies: 2
Views: 1215

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:13 pm   Subject: DA oldsmobile
Has anyone picked up the Donnie Allison Oldsmobile yet? Is the chassis the same as the Buddy Baker kit or have they made some revisions? Thanks.
Jim
  Topic: Dodge Daytona decals
jim unger

Replies: 10
Views: 2797

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:12 pm   Subject: Dodge Daytona decals
Hi everyone, with the re-release of the Revell 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona I saw that Mike asked on FB what decals we would like to see for this kit. I once had the idea of making the cars from the 197 ...
  Topic: Wood chopper
jim unger

Replies: 8
Views: 2326

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:24 am   Subject: Wood chopper
Sad to report Mr. Glenn Wood passed away this morning. I have no words. Crying or Very sad
That is very sad. RIP Mr. Wood, you will be missed.
  Topic: Hearing that David Pearson passed today. RIP
jim unger

Replies: 18
Views: 3906

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: Hearing that David Pearson passed today. RIP
Back in the mid-80s when Larry was running some ASA and Busch races in Milwaukee, I was with my best friend, Mike Dowd, and way down in the pits sitting all alone on the pit wall were David and Larry ...
  Topic: A long time fan finally joins
jim unger

Replies: 129
Views: 21935

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:48 am   Subject: A long time fan finally joins
Welcome aboard, you sound like a great fit for this foreum.
Jim
  Topic: Buddy Bakers 1970 #6 Daytona
jim unger

Replies: 6
Views: 2712

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:04 pm   Subject: Buddy Bakers 1970 #6 Daytona
Hi everyone, what Tamiyaspray paint could I use for the Red body color and the yellow wing and stripes on the #6 Dodge Daytona? I'm using the ACE decals for this project. Thanks in advance for any hel ...
  Topic: Let's have a little poll, about future kits from Salvinos
jim unger

Replies: 72
Views: 63436

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:53 am   Subject: Let's have a little poll, about future kits from Salvinos
The kits that I would like to see are:
1. 1973 Chevelle
2. 1977-79 Ford T-Bird
3. 1976 Mercury Montigo

Jim
  Topic: Powerslide decals
jim unger

Replies: 8
Views: 3531

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:34 am   Subject: Powerslide decals
This is where the artwork stands right now (and this is deliberately small, and it's watermarked, because I've had artwork stolen from me before). There's a lot left to go, but you can get an idea of ...
  Topic: 1/16th scale NASCAR Daytona?
jim unger

Replies: 14
Views: 3756

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:04 am   Subject: 1/16th scale NASCAR Daytona?
Well I nabbed one for the cheap. When it get's here I'll look into a modification kit. I'd like to make the nose with the proper extensions to blend into the GL kit, wings, scoops and a rear window fi ...
  Topic: 1957 olds
jim unger

Replies: 4
Views: 2449

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:35 am   Subject: 1957 olds
Does anyone make a resin body or kit of a 1957 Oldsmobile 88 HT? I want to make Lee Pettys car for a project that highlights the Pettys and the Wood Brothers. Thanks in advance.
  Topic: K&K Insurance Dodge Daytona & Hauler
jim unger

Replies: 6
Views: 2824

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 7:01 am   Subject: K&K Insurance Dodge Daytona & Hauler
The builder of that incredible K&K rig was Gary Shambling. Gary is a good friend of mine and a great builder. I'll try to get him to repost since it was lost when Randy's went down.
Bobby
Bob ...
  Topic: 1957 Wood Brothers Ford
jim unger

Replies: 1
Views: 1532

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 9:40 am   Subject: 1957 Wood Brothers Ford
Hi everyone, another new project for me. I'm using the Fireball 1957 kit to build Glen Woods 1957 Ford. Not sure what the interior colors were on ths car and wondered if anyone knew what colors to use ...
  Topic: 1960 starliner
jim unger

Replies: 3
Views: 1974

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:14 am   Subject: 1960 starliner
Thanks to both of you for the info. Gerry, I'm building Curtus's short track car as the Daytona car has a white roof according to Tom Moody and I like the all-blue paint scheme. I'm waiting for my mod ...
  Topic: 1960 starliner
jim unger

Replies: 3
Views: 1974

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:11 pm   Subject: 1960 starliner
Hi everyone, continuing to work on my 1960 Curtus Turner Starliner and have some questions. Where would the gas filler tube be on this beast and is it open or under a door? I also need to know where t ...
  Topic: Salvino 442 body
jim unger

Replies: 57
Views: 15727

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:35 am   Subject: Salvino 442 body
I am sure there will be things that arenít quite perfect. Most companies improve on each subsequent offering. In order to get the second offering, we as a collective must support them by purchasing th ...
  Topic: 1977 OLDS Cale/Junior Johnson - great reference video!
jim unger

Replies: 3
Views: 2352

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:16 am   Subject: Re: 1977 OLDS Cale/Junior Johnson - great reference video!
With Mike Beam and Tim Brewer. Stills of this car's chassis are the pics I posted in the chassis thread:


Excellent, thank you.
  Topic: Question on the '69 Charger 500
jim unger

Replies: 9
Views: 3418

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:25 pm   Subject: Question on the '69 Charger 500
Now where is Aero426 when you need him. He would definitely know the history of the window deflectors.
Jim
  Topic: viewing new posts
jim unger

Replies: 5
Views: 2680

PostForum: Under the Hood   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:42 am   Subject: viewing new posts
Hi Bob, I am having trouble with the viewing new post from the main menu. It says that there no matches to my search but when I go into the individual areas like the Grayside or Darkside section there ...
  Topic: glad we'll back
jim unger

Replies: 2
Views: 1937

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:46 am   Subject: glad we'll back
Hi all, man am I'm glad that this board is back in business. I missed all of the information and wealth of knowledge and history on this site. Thanks to all who brought her back from the dead!
Jim
  Topic: showroom or grayside/darkside
jim unger

Replies: 10
Views: 4109

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:42 am   Subject: showroom or grayside/darkside
All of the emoji's etc. were customizations. It will take some time to get all the goodies restored back to their "pre-crash" state. Patience......
I'm just glad to have the board back an ...
  Topic: glad to be back
jim unger

Replies: 1
Views: 1347

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:05 pm   Subject: glad to be back
Man, am I glad to see this board back in business. Missed all of you and the wealth of knowledge on this site.
Jim
 
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