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  Topic: Tip Needed: cementing body to chassis side rails
Bob B

Replies: 10
Views: 1128

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 2021 9:58 am   Subject: Tip Needed: cementing body to chassis side rails
Great discussion and practical tips.
Thanks for sharing guys!
Bob B
  Topic: Seeking 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Resin 1/25th Scale
Bob B

Replies: 2
Views: 536

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:44 pm   Subject: Seeking 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Resin 1/25th Scale
Resin body found!
Thanks Gerald!
  Topic: NASCAR RESIN FOR SALE
Bob B

Replies: 3
Views: 712

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 2021 4:57 pm   Subject: NASCAR RESIN FOR SALE
I'm interested in the Montego resin if its for sale.
Thanks!
Bob
  Topic: Fireball Roberts 1963 Ford Galaxie
Bob B

Replies: 16
Views: 1440

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 2021 4:32 pm   Subject: Fireball Roberts 1963 Ford Galaxie
SWEET!
Love the exhaust outlet detailing!
  Topic: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Bob B

Replies: 9
Views: 917

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: #013 Ford Thunderbird
I PM'd you some links to the Torino pics.

Hey thanks Racer14!
Red and white color scheme looks to be a good guess for the T-Bird!
Bob
  Topic: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Bob B

Replies: 9
Views: 917

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:39 am   Subject: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Red and white would be a good guess. I saw a pic of the 71 Ford he was running at the same time and it was a red and white layout similar to the TBird and also sponsored by Marck Motors.

Can you po ...
  Topic: Bill Elliott olds 442
Bob B

Replies: 12
Views: 4678

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:58 am   Subject: Bill Elliott olds 442
In that time period the teams mostly built their own engines, and appearances were secondary to HORSEPOWER. Period photos show some paint in odd corners of the block and heads where the hot tank didn' ...
  Topic: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Bob B

Replies: 9
Views: 917

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:57 am   Subject: #013 Ford Thunderbird
My brief research on Racing Reference website for NASCAR's Pacific Coast Late Model / Grand National West Series does not show a 1967 - '69 Ford car number 013 at any of the road courses the series r ...
  Topic: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Bob B

Replies: 9
Views: 917

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 3:03 pm   Subject: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Coincidentally I saw this pic last week and was curious too. It is a 67-69 T Bird and probably Winston West but I could find nothing specific on Ultimate Racing History. The name on the roof says (I t ...
  Topic: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Bob B

Replies: 9
Views: 917

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:41 am   Subject: #013 Ford Thunderbird
Hello and Happy Sunday Folks!
Info on this car/racer is lacking and my research is turning nothing up.
Can someone identify the driver of this racer for me please.
Any help would be much appreciate ...
  Topic: Bill Elliott olds 442
Bob B

Replies: 12
Views: 4678

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:54 am   Subject: Bill Elliott olds 442
NASCAR legalized the Small Block Chevy ( they called it " The Corporate 350 " ) in all the GM - legal car bodies beginning in 1978, so that Olds would have had one.

Hey thanks for the ins ...
  Topic: Bill Elliott olds 442
Bob B

Replies: 12
Views: 4678

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 11:44 am   Subject: Bill Elliott olds 442
Does anyone know what engine powered the Elliott Olds?
Chevy? SB or BB?
Olds??

Any insight would be appreciated.
Thanks!
Bob B

*Always looking deeper into the history of obscure NASCAR race ...
  Topic: Pearson Daytona '76 -Finish line version from 2012
Bob B

Replies: 7
Views: 879

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:32 am   Subject: Pearson Daytona '76 -Finish line version from 2012
This model is realism at it's best!!!
Well done!
This build belongs in the NASCAR museum!
Bob B
  Topic: Buddy Baker '75 Torino
Bob B

Replies: 17
Views: 1918

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:43 pm   Subject: Buddy Baker '75 Torino
That looks tough just sitting there. Nice job

Agreed! Another beauty!
  Topic: RC Cola '72 Torino - first edition
Bob B

Replies: 8
Views: 1166

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:40 pm   Subject: RC Cola '72 Torino - first edition
Sweet! Great looking stance and detail. Really digging the windshield sun visor band!

Well done!
Bob B
  Topic: Clay Kemp builds car for Dale Earnhardt Jr
Bob B

Replies: 6
Views: 1446

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:45 pm   Subject: Clay Kemp builds car for Dale Earnhardt Jr
Great praise for our hobby and one of the best builders!
  Topic: Completed Red Farmer Hauler With 72 & 68 Torinos
Bob B

Replies: 16
Views: 1733

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 10:51 am   Subject: Completed Red Farmer Hauler With 72 & 68 Torinos
WOW! WOW! WOW!
  Topic: Hot Wheels Dodge
Bob B

Replies: 9
Views: 1360

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:02 am   Subject: Hot Wheels Dodge
FANTASTIC BUILD!
  Topic: 3 Amigos Decals
Bob B

Replies: 10
Views: 1360

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:00 pm   Subject: 3 Amigos Decals
I don't know if you would consider it custom but I worked with Sam to do the John Wayne Coors car. Very easy to work with and I would not hesitate to ask him to do anything in the future. I was talkin ...
  Topic: 3 Amigos Decals
Bob B

Replies: 10
Views: 1360

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 3:00 pm   Subject: 3 Amigos Decals
Hello folks,
Quick question for the group.
Has anyone had 3 Amigos do custom artwork for a model??
Would like to hear about your experience.
Appreciate your thoughts.
Feel free to PM me.
Thanks! ...
  Topic: Tim Richmond Lemans
Bob B

Replies: 12
Views: 1594

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:29 am   Subject: Tim Richmond Lemans
Love the stance!
Well done!
Bob B
  Topic: #11 H/M Fairlane
Bob B

Replies: 20
Views: 2882

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:28 am   Subject: #11 H/M Fairlane
That's a real gem!
Well done!
Bob B
  Topic: 73 Petty Charger
Bob B

Replies: 13
Views: 1857

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:27 am   Subject: 73 Petty Charger
BEAUTIFUL!
Thanks for sharing.
Love the detail!
Bob B
  Topic: PM's Stuck in My Outbox??
Bob B

Replies: 4
Views: 845

PostForum: Under the Hood   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:48 pm   Subject: PM's Stuck in My Outbox??
I think it stays in your Outbox until they read it/open it. Then it goes to the sent box.

Correct.

Thank you Pat!
  Topic: PM's Stuck in My Outbox??
Bob B

Replies: 4
Views: 845

PostForum: Under the Hood   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:48 pm   Subject: PM's Stuck in My Outbox??
I think it stays in your Outbox until they read it/open it. Then it goes to the sent box.

Thanks Matt!
  Topic: PM's Stuck in My Outbox??
Bob B

Replies: 4
Views: 845

PostForum: Under the Hood   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 3:56 pm   Subject: PM's Stuck in My Outbox??
Happy Friday Moderators!
Quick question!

I have private messages that I sent, but are stuck in my Outbox.
How best to correct this matter?
Or perhaps I'm doing something wrong?
Would appreciate ...
  Topic: Seeking 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Resin 1/25th Scale
Bob B

Replies: 2
Views: 536

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:53 pm   Subject: Seeking 1973 Pontiac Grand Am Resin 1/25th Scale
Hello Friends!
Looking for a resin body for an upcoming build as described in the subject line. Any leads or guidance on where I might source one would be very much appreciated.

Thanks so much!
B ...
  Topic: Something different
Bob B

Replies: 16
Views: 2177

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:47 pm   Subject: Something different
Absolutely stunning build!
Well done!!!
Bob B
  Topic: COMPLETED! #41 Bobby Unser's 1972 GTS
Bob B

Replies: 11
Views: 1530

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:45 am   Subject: COMPLETED! #41 Bobby Unser's 1972 GTS
Another excellent one from your bench, Bob. so clean and perfect in every way. Was the bumper yellow because he was a rookie in 1972, or for some other reason. I thought he had run Nascar before then? ...
  Topic: COMPLETED! #41 Bobby Unser's 1972 GTS
Bob B

Replies: 11
Views: 1530

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 6:54 pm   Subject: COMPLETED! #41 Bobby Unser's 1972 GTS
Happy Wednesday Friends!
Finally put the finishing touches on this build!
Thanks for all your interest and feedback.
Time to start a new kit!
Bob B
https://i.postimg.cc/y6mbVbXK/20211013-144419.j ...
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:00 am   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
If you want to do a '73 sedan, there was Darel Dieringer's ride in 1975 - for Morris Davis. Darel's last GN ride.

https://i.postimg.cc/Sx4y0pft/Dierenger-Notchback.png

I wasn't aware of this on ...
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:59 am   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
A racer to the end....



WOW!!!
Thanks for sharing Dennis!
Bob
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:16 pm   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Interesting coincidence in that I'm doing my decals for my next build which is a Torino. This is a car that ran at the above mentioned Fairgrounds Motor Speedway. N.D. must have loved the car you ar ...
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2021 11:38 am   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
I wish you luck on the interior and engine bay pictures. What gave you interest in N.D.? He is not exactly a household name?

Hey Dennis-
I'm a Ford Torino fan. My first car was a 73 Gran Torino ...
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:14 am   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
That makes a good looking race car. Reminds me of a Petty Plymouth Satellite. I can't help with your questions but I'm curious to see what turns up.

I agree Daryl! Great looking racer. Most were th ...
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:12 am   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Thanks for sharing Dennis! Off to a good start with your help.

Really hoping to find interior and engine bay pics too!

Any and all assistance from the group is truly appreciated!!
Thanks!
Bob
  Topic: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Bob B

Replies: 15
Views: 1786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:36 pm   Subject: #62 Copley 1972 Torino Hardtop
Happy Monday Folks!
Seeking additional photos of this race car for a current build.
Using a resin hardtop body.
Especially interested in interior or engine bay pics.
Powerplant was a 427 V8.
Did ...
  Topic: 2021 #12 Bodyarmor Coke 400 victory lane Mustang
Bob B

Replies: 7
Views: 1195

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:27 pm   Subject: 2021 #12 Bodyarmor Coke 400 victory lane Mustang
WOW! Beautiful!
  Topic: Valvoline Mustang GT4 fantasy build
Bob B

Replies: 13
Views: 2023

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:31 am   Subject: Valvoline Mustang GT4 fantasy build
That's a beauty!
  Topic: Clifford Allison's Buick Late Model *Updated 9-12-20
Bob B

Replies: 23
Views: 9275

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:08 am   Subject: Clifford Allison's Buick Late Model *Updated 9-12-20
That's beauty!
Well done!
Bob B
  Topic: The hobby is dying
Bob B

Replies: 26
Views: 4022

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 2:06 pm   Subject: The hobby is dying
A very interesting thread here folks. I've enjoyed reading the comments and thoughts so far. For me, I build what I like and truly enjoy the investigative research needed to construct an authentic rep ...
  Topic: 1981 Earnhardt/Osterlund Wrangler Grand Prix
Bob B

Replies: 8
Views: 1788

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2021 7:16 pm   Subject: 1981 Earnhardt/Osterlund Wrangler Grand Prix
Thanks for the kind words, everyone! And, a few more details: the decals are Powerslide, the yellow is MCW competition yellow, the exterior blue is MCW pageant blue, all interior/chassis blue is Kryl ...
  Topic: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Bob B

Replies: 26
Views: 3866

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 3:03 pm   Subject: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Engine bay mock-up of the big Boss 9 semi-hemi, in an extra Johan GTS bodyhttps://i.postimg.cc/QCTzRvpM/20210825-151354.jpg
  Topic: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Bob B

Replies: 26
Views: 3866

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 11:01 am   Subject: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Another interior photo.
https://i.postimg.cc/Kvqk275r/20210814-080433.jpg
  Topic: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Bob B

Replies: 26
Views: 3866

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:47 am   Subject: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Nice work! Does the power bulge hood come in the MPC Kit or is it a resin item?

I know the MPC kit has it. It looks like Bob scribed in some blockoff detail.

Yup, little scribed detail. Great ey ...
  Topic: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Bob B

Replies: 26
Views: 3866

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:46 am   Subject: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Nice work! Does the power bulge hood come in the MPC Kit or is it a resin item?

Yes, the MPC kit comes with the bulge hood. Took a little work to better fit it to the body.
  Topic: WTB: AMC 1972/73 Matador Resin 1/25 Scale
Bob B

Replies: 7
Views: 1308

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:48 pm   Subject: WTB: AMC 1972/73 Matador Resin 1/25 Scale
I'm still on the hunt for a resin Matador if anyone on the Forum would like to help me obtain one!!
Thanks!
Bob B
  Topic: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Bob B

Replies: 26
Views: 3866

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 3:33 pm   Subject: #41 Bobby Unser 1972 Torino
Excellent detailing on the interior with the lines and such. I agree with you on the research. I always learn stuff that is so interesting. Its at least half the fun of building one of these replicas. ...
  Topic: WTB: AMC 1972/73 Matador Resin 1/25 Scale
Bob B

Replies: 7
Views: 1308

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 9:42 am   Subject: WTB: AMC 1972/73 Matador Resin 1/25 Scale
will do, pm'd you just now as well

Got your PM.
Thanks!
  Topic: WTB: AMC 1972/73 Matador Resin 1/25 Scale
Bob B

Replies: 7
Views: 1308

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2021 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: matador
Thats the plan for mine as well-Message Rob/Too Many Projects and see if he's still doing his Matador, its kinda pricey but is way nicer than the MCW one

Good luck with your build!
Please keep me ...
 
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