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  Topic: Days of Thunder set redo
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:57 pm   Subject: Days of Thunder set redo
Gonna add the #34 Goody’s to the pack when it’s available?
  Topic: Removing pre printed graphics
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:25 am   Subject: Removing pre printed graphics
How do you guys get alcohol to work? I've never had any luck with it, even when soaked overnight.

Make sure you are using 91%. 70% won't work. The 91% is harder to find but will do the job.
I trie ...
  Topic: Removing pre printed graphics
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Replies: 17
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:20 pm   Subject: Removing pre printed graphics
I took it out after a coupla hours and wiped it down with paper towels, took it down to the white plastic. Exactly what i wanted.
  Topic: Removing pre printed graphics
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:36 pm   Subject: Removing pre printed graphics
Well, all you 91%ers were right. Got a plastic tub and used 3 bottles of the 91% alcohol and it started to work within a few minutes. Gonna let it soak for a few days then give it a good wipe down.
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  Topic: #75 Butch Hartman Charger
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PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2021 1:46 am   Subject: #75 Butch Hartman Charger
The reference photos i got from the interwebs, the interior looks to be black. That’s what i am going to go with on mine unless someone can show me different.
  Topic: Model & decal storage
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 9:17 pm   Subject: Model & decal storage
Hey y’all, if you looked at my 1988 Earnhardt post in the Showroom, you know that i moved houses this weekend.

My question to everyone is... i am storing my models in my basement. Totally unfini ...
  Topic: 1988 Dale Earnhardt #3 Goodwrench Monte Carlo Aerocoupe
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 10:48 pm   Subject: 1988 Dale Earnhardt #3 Goodwrench Monte Carlo Aerocoupe
finished this one up last night, last post for a while as the wife and i are moving to another home and i have to figure out where i am going to paint stuff.

Salvinos #11 Budweiser kit, only mods w ...
  Topic: Leman's rear bumper
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PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 10:31 pm   Subject: Leman's rear bumper
when i did mine, i used a clothespin on each side to hold it in place. lined up pretty well that way.
  Topic: Removing pre printed graphics
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 1:37 pm   Subject: Removing pre printed graphics
Hey all, was thinking about buying one of these models off ebay. Noticed that it is pre painted/printed, what would it take to get these graphics off? A little soak in the purple stuff, or something e ...
  Topic: Body painting tool
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat May 22, 2021 1:36 am   Subject: Body painting tool
I have both the Tamiya stand and the bent coat hanger. It’s good to have choices. 🤣
  Topic: 71/72 Baker #11 Charger
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 8:36 pm   Subject: 71/72 Baker #11 Charger
Got the Salvino’s kit and Baker #11 Petty team car decals today from Mike’s; the decal placement sheet shows for the white car with red numbers and the red car with blue numbers.

I really like ...
  Topic: Butch Hartman #75 yellow
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 8:30 pm   Subject: Butch Hartman #75 yellow
I am using Tamiya Camel Yellow, it looks more like that than bright yellow to me. Gonna use semi-gloss black for the roof.
  Topic: 1988 Dale Sr. Monte Carlo Aerocoupe
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 9:51 pm   Subject: 1988 Dale Sr. Monte Carlo Aerocoupe
Silver numbers or White? Love the tire markings, where did you get those? Looking great by the way/

1988 = silver numbers

Thanks for the compliment on the tires, the extra markings are Powerslid ...
  Topic: 1988 Dale Sr. Monte Carlo Aerocoupe
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 10:12 pm   Subject: 1988 Dale Sr. Monte Carlo Aerocoupe
Chassis and stuff all done, just need to paint and decal the body. Covered the lower “fog light” areas with strip so the decal will fit better, gonna add some brake duct decals. Box stock Salvino ...
  Topic: 'nother question - tires
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 5:31 pm   Subject: 'nother question - tires
There are tire decal sheets available from Powerslide that have all the markings i use. For example, when i did my #4 Hailie Deegan ARCA car, i used:

Aero and barcode decals on the wheels

“4 ...
  Topic: 2 random unrelated questions
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 9:34 pm   Subject: 2 random unrelated questions
1. What was the first Salvinos Olds kit that included the upgraded suspension and things?

2. What colors, in Tamiya sprays, are a match for the #2 Osterlund cars that Dale drove?

Actually, thos ...
  Topic: Long shot... but is anyone interested in...
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:10 pm   Subject: Long shot... but is anyone interested in...
A Polar Lights Charger and 2 sets of #75 Butch Hartman decals from Fred Cady?

I know its not very likely given that the Salvinos Charger is out, along with the Powerslide Hartman decals, but i tho ...
  Topic: New Charger
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:07 pm   Subject: New Charger
I picked up mine from the LHS and looked through the trees, this kit looks awesome.
  Topic: New Camaro Kit!
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:06 am   Subject: New Camaro Kit!
Just noticed that on Mike's Decals page, he lists "use Salvinos 2021 Camaro for donor" for a lot of MPR decals... this is promising that it will actually come out; I feel this way because of ...
  Topic: Any guess on the color of this old Charger?
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:49 pm   Subject: Any guess on the color of this old Charger?
Looks like a nice buttercreme yellow to me...
  Topic: Buddy Baker #88 Red Baron Oldsmobile
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:00 pm   Subject: Buddy Baker #88 Red Baron Oldsmobile
finished this one up last night, Ernie Irvan Revellogram Oldsmobile Cutlass kit, Powerslide decals, Tamiya Pure White, Italian Red and Matt Black on the body. built completely box stock with the exce ...
  Topic: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:07 pm   Subject: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
Everything went super smooth with Al, highly recommended!
  Topic: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:21 pm   Subject: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
Thanks for that!
With the Powerslide decals - they don't need to be cleared prior to use, correct? (like some custom printed ones)

Nope, not at all.
  Topic: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:02 pm   Subject: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
I didnt have any issues when i built one. And the Powerslide decals are top notch, dont really require much assistance
  Topic: Dish network contingency size decals
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:22 pm   Subject: Dish network contingency size decals
sorry, just checked, the sheet i thought may have them has DirecTV contingency decals.


what sheet were they featured on?
  Topic: Dish network contingency size decals
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: Dish network contingency size decals
Looking for some Dish Network decals
Thanks
Bill

I may have some... will check later tonight or tomorrow and get back to you.
  Topic: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:27 pm   Subject: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
Thanks Dave... Al hooked me up.
  Topic: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 12:58 am   Subject: Looking for a Fusion glue kit
If anyone has one available, Danica or Harvick doesnt matter, available - let me know. Would be willing to buy if the price is right and you take Paypal, or i have an unopened Joey Saldana #71 sprint ...
  Topic: Tire decals
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:46 pm   Subject: Tire decals
I have Steve's Coors car, so I will try to find the other two. Thanks for the info.

If you are doing an old school sprint and want to be accurate, you wouldnt be able to use the tires from the Sa ...
  Topic: Tire decals
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:47 pm   Subject: Tire decals
That would work. There are also certain Steve Kinser kits (the Bass Pro and a version of the last Quaker State) that have blank tires with no raised sidewall lettering. Or the newer Saldana Indy Race ...
  Topic: 63 Chevy trash to display shelf challenge
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:02 pm   Subject: 63 Chevy trash to display shelf challenge
I usually buy from Mikes who ships in Canada. Do you know where I can get Lobo Graphic decals?
thanks.

Ebay
  Topic: New Charger
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:19 pm   Subject: New Charger
Could you show the window inserts that enables this Charger to be a different year?
  Topic: Sad day for me
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PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:50 pm   Subject: Sad day for me
Late this afternoon, my wife, mother, her boyfriend, and I were on I-64 westbound in St Louis when there was an accident scene in the eastbound lanes that had traffic backed up for, literally, MILES. ...
  Topic: rock screens
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:46 pm   Subject: rock screens
www.dirtmodeler.store is back up and running and has the sprint car rock screens in stock, just ordered a few sets.
  Topic: sprint car parts
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:43 pm   Subject: sprint car parts
Bringing this topic back up because Dirt Modeler is back in business! Dwight has quite a few high detail parts available, I just placed a sizeable order with him.

www.dirtmodeler.store
  Topic: New Charger
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:19 am   Subject: New Charger
Mikes has a 71 showing as an exclusive, seems that they tooled 2 different bodies already.
  Topic: home-brew decals on HP Inkjet, my black is purple....help!
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 7:34 pm   Subject: home-brew decals on HP Inkjet, my black is purple....help!
I dont print decals but i have a different experience than you with the sharpie and window trim, for sure... thats all i use.
  Topic: 1992 #94 Sunoco Thunderbird
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:49 pm   Subject: 1992 #94 Sunoco Thunderbird
finished this one up last night. Tamiya TS 51 Racing Blue for the body, Testors flat light gull grey for the chassis, lil bit of Tamiya Smoke on the tires. made a fuel filler, fuel overflow, side sk ...
  Topic: Salvinos Bobby Allison #88 Gatorade Monte Carlo
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:32 pm   Subject: Salvinos Bobby Allison #88 Gatorade Monte Carlo
not that i have encountered. i built a 2+2 and a LeMans and they were both fine.
  Topic: #94 Sunoco Tbird
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 12:33 pm   Subject: #94 Sunoco Tbird
Should be finished up this weekend. Just have to glue the grilles and windows in place.
  Topic: Removing chrome
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:07 pm   Subject: Removing chrome
Isopropyl Alcohol 91%
Works on the non-Salvinos parts.
Soak in a sealed container or ziplock bag a few days or so.

91% alcohol isnt as easy to find these days as the Super Clean. Plus the Super ...
  Topic: Removing chrome
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:48 pm   Subject: Removing chrome
Super Clean degreaser, the purple stuff, i what i use with great results. I have one plastic tub (with a lid) for the degreaser and another one with plain water to rinse the parts in after. Works like ...
  Topic: Davey Allison #23 Miller ARCA LeMans
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 7:26 pm   Subject: Davey Allison #23 Miller ARCA LeMans
man one nice Lemans. What did you do on the grill paint, etc. Looks great.

the lower grilles are decals; the upper ones and headlight buckets are painted with Tamiya AS 12 and given a light brushin ...
  Topic: #94 Sunoco Tbird
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 9:17 pm   Subject: #94 Sunoco Tbird
Just a coupla shots so far, needs side skirts, windows, some more decals and grilles. Tried something different with exhaust this time around, used the teardrop shaped tube from KS Metals. Powerslide ...
  Topic: 2009 #5 Kelloggs Carquest Impala CoT AMT Powerslide
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 9:24 pm   Subject: 2009 #5 Kelloggs Carquest Impala CoT AMT Powerslide
@ 18degrees:

That's my mistake, I corrected it.
The color is PS-27 fluorescent yellow...

It matches the decals perfectly. I kinda want to do this build but-

1. I hate the thought of Mark Ma ...
  Topic: 2009 #5 Kelloggs Carquest Impala CoT AMT Powerslide
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:56 am   Subject: 2009 #5 Kelloggs Carquest Impala CoT AMT Powerslide
What yellow did you use? TS 26 is Pure White...
  Topic: 1990 Dale Earnhardt Winston Cup Championship Goodwrench
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:04 pm   Subject: 1990 Dale Earnhardt Winston Cup Championship Goodwrench
Looks great, what paint for the chassis?

Its in the last sentence of the description/text that the OP wrote.
  Topic: Davey Allison #23 Miller ARCA LeMans
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:01 pm   Subject: Davey Allison #23 Miller ARCA LeMans
Veeeery nice. It's the details that make a model "feel" like the real thing. The gold wheels with just enough but not too much pop, the exhaust and fuel overflow pipes, the metal like finish ...
  Topic: window tinting
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:10 pm   Subject: window tinting
Tamiya Smoke TS 71 is designed for that exact application.
  Topic: Davey Allison #23 Miller ARCA LeMans
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:24 am   Subject: Davey Allison #23 Miller ARCA LeMans
finished her up last night, don't have much to talk about with it, mostly a box stock build... Tamiya pure white, Powerslide decals, home spun exhaust, fuel filler, and overflow tube... that's about i ...
 
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