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  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
joe b

Replies: 13
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:02 am   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
yes it's there. check the date wednsday may 11th.
  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 5303

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2022 1:44 am   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
finished piv in showroom
  Topic: 1972 Bobby Isaac Dodge Charger
joe b

Replies: 11
Views: 1714

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2022 9:24 pm   Subject: 1972 Bobby Isaac Dodge Charger
salvinos 71 Charger. One of their kits that they made the least amount of mistakes, finally got a body right....almost.
I cut out that rediculess trans tunnel and replaced it with a tunnel cut out of ...
  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
joe b

Replies: 10
Views: 1639

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon May 09, 2022 11:22 pm   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
A long time since i finished this. i had lost the card the original photos were on so this week i re took them. Some of the mods are

plumbed and wired engine and oil lines front and rear, scratch ...
  Topic: 1968 Torino/Cyclone
joe b

Replies: 9
Views: 2398

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 11:46 pm   Subject: 1968 Torino/Cyclone
Their body wouldn't be correct either
  Topic: Wood Bros. Cyclone
joe b

Replies: 16
Views: 3160

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 11:25 pm   Subject: Wood Bros. Cyclone
looks great bill. you didn't have to bend the nose down like with the torinos? also what red did you use for the roof?

thanks Joe
  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 5303

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2022 10:35 pm   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
yes i got it done and took pictures but lost the sd card. i will keep looking for it.

joe
  Topic: Tiny Lund´s 1959 Impala #88
joe b

Replies: 17
Views: 5356

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:02 pm   Subject: Tiny Lund´s 1959 Impala #88
Joe,

i found this, maybe it´s useful for you :

http://www.slotcar-fever.com/proddetail.asp?prod=858-C

thanks mike. looks like an older version, maybe 1960. i was looking for the 64. i will c ...
  Topic: Tiny Lund´s 1959 Impala #88
joe b

Replies: 17
Views: 5356

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 3:56 pm   Subject: Tiny Lund´s 1959 Impala #88
looking for those hallmark decals. know where i can get some?

Joe
  Topic: Lorenzen 64 Ford
joe b

Replies: 19
Views: 6993

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2021 3:50 pm   Subject: Lorenzen 64 Ford
Dr Craft
what would the tank behind the seat be? oil for the rear end? and what is that funnel shaped object on the rear fire wall?

Thanks. Joe
  Topic: Red Farmer's 1972 Torino
joe b

Replies: 24
Views: 11227

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 11:18 am   Subject: Red Farmer's 1972 Torino
Absolutely beautiful, like all your builds are.
May I ask how you do your gauges? They are amazing.

Thanks Pierre! I make my instrument panels/gauges by first making the panel using Evergreen she ...
  Topic: #11 H/M Fairlane
joe b

Replies: 20
Views: 6808

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:27 pm   Subject: #11 H/M Fairlane
yeah i have used some pretty old decals that were fine too. only ever had an issues once with decals for an airplane that disolved when they hit the water.

thanks- joe
  Topic: #11 H/M Fairlane
joe b

Replies: 20
Views: 6808

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 12:47 pm   Subject: #11 H/M Fairlane
great looking build. can i ask which pl chassis you used and where did you get the resin hood?

thanks-joe
  Topic: Aston Martin Ulster - Matchbox 1:32
joe b

Replies: 2
Views: 2364

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:46 am   Subject: Aston Martin Ulster - Matchbox 1:32
I like it, looks great.

joe
  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 5303

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 11:52 pm   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
next i modified the front bench seat
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49878879673_edf9eae31c_z.jpghttps://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49879727312_deb27a5163_z.jpghttps://live.staticflickr.com/6553 ...
  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 5303

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 11:14 pm   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
Been a long time. I had posted many builds on the old site, lost a lot of build posts and WIP with the crash of the old site and the photobucket hijack.
i started this one about a year ago but due ...
  Topic: 1969 Ford Talladega Richard Petty
joe b

Replies: 8
Views: 5914

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:01 pm   Subject: 1969 Ford Talladega Richard Petty
try mikes decals
  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
joe b

Replies: 32
Views: 13070

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 1:47 pm   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
I tried a MPC hood on the Salvinos.....close but not a direct fit.

what would have to be done to it dave?
  Topic: Tiny Lunds 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
joe b

Replies: 14
Views: 10786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 1:20 pm   Subject: Tiny Lunds 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
thanks bill
  Topic: Tiny Lunds 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
joe b

Replies: 14
Views: 10786

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 3:57 pm   Subject: Tiny Lunds 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
nice looking build. who did the decals. i would like to maybe take a shot at one.

joe
  Topic: 1962 Daytona 500 Winner Fireball Roberts
joe b

Replies: 24
Views: 11700

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 3:51 pm   Subject: 1962 Daytona 500 Winner Fireball Roberts
thanks bill. wonder if anyone has tried to replicate that on a build.

joe
  Topic: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
joe b

Replies: 32
Views: 13070

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 3:07 pm   Subject: Salvino's '71-'72 Chargers first impression
One thing I did notice in the kit is that the window ledge air deflectors for the '73-'74 body are included, but I didn't see them for the '71-'72 body. They should be easy enough to make out of very ...
  Topic: 1962 Daytona 500 Winner Fireball Roberts
joe b

Replies: 24
Views: 11700

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 10:11 pm   Subject: 1962 Daytona 500 Winner Fireball Roberts
Thanks Tom..

Some details of the front suspension during the time Banjo had it painted red and white, courtesy of Dr. Craft:

https://media.fotki.com/2v2HMCyjzxvk5f.jpg

https://media.fotki.com ...
  Topic: 1971 Petty Plymouth Road Runner chassis.
joe b

Replies: 7
Views: 5240

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 2:35 pm   Subject: 1971 Petty Plymouth Road Runner chassis.
i had been told to use a 68 road runner chassis for a daytona body. would that be ok for the daytona? and wouldn't it fit in rocket's 71 road runner? he would have to make or find a cage anyway and th ...
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 2:10 pm   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
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 2:01 pm   Subject: New Charger
shoot all you need is a set of hemi valve covers and the intake. who would be able to tell what engine block is under there.

joe
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:26 pm   Subject: New Charger
thanks steve. no problem with the huge photos. gives better detail. is that chrome the real chrome crap or the strippable type? i would like to use the 71 as a body color surround, unless the 71 kit c ...
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:36 am   Subject: New Charger
cool. so why would the 71 grill/surround be in there? you can't make a 71 out of this body. did they put a 71 grill/surround on 73/74s sometimes. or is salvinos usind the same particular sprue for bot ...
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:26 pm   Subject: New Charger
My build went pretty painlessly, but there are a couple of things to look out for:

- I found the carb/air cleaner in mine was a little high for the hood to fully close, so I ground down the carb. L ...
  Topic: Cale Yarborough - Valvoline Buick
joe b

Replies: 6
Views: 4566

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:00 pm   Subject: Cale Yarborough - Valvoline Buick
nice build. i like the valvoline color scheme. i have a fred caddy sheet. but wasn't that car painted black in the back? somewhere on this site there was a discussion about it and there were pictures ...
  Topic: #33 Harry Gant
joe b

Replies: 16
Views: 9365

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:38 pm   Subject: #33 Harry Gant
looks great. what color green did you use? don't know what the showrooms for though.
  Topic: 1978 Season Buicks
joe b

Replies: 24
Views: 22040

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:08 pm   Subject: 1978 Season Buicks
dr larry i would be interested in one of those bodies if you are planning to cast them. please let me know;

thanks-joe
  Topic: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
joe b

Replies: 6
Views: 4025

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:18 am   Subject: 1986/87 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Stock Car - any gotchas?
other things are the rear bumpets should be removed if that is an issue for you. most teams removed them, may been nascar mandate i don't know, and for some reason the rollcage sits too low in the bod ...
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:09 am   Subject: New Charger
so the if i understand 73-74 came out before the 71-72 ? and there was no generic version of the 73-74 like is in pre order for the 71?


thks joe
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:07 pm   Subject: New Charger
then how is mike's selling them now?
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:05 pm   Subject: New Charger
hi dave. so why does the salvino body's c pillar not look like this if it is a 71? it looks like it has the 73 pillar. what year body is it

joe
  Topic: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:39 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: New Charger
joe b

Replies: 101
Views: 43199

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:36 am   Subject: New Charger
Thanks again for the pics Kurth. This is definitely the best body from Salvino; I'm interested to see how this compares to an MPC body.

joe, comparing your picture of the real car and the model it ...
  Topic: lacquer clear w/ gold pearl flakes
joe b

Replies: 6
Views: 5073

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:23 pm   Subject: lacquer clear w/ gold pearl flakes
true they might, i am not sure but if you need a clear with gold flake you wouldn't spray it over the decals anyway.
i thought it was gold flake in it but i don't even know if they make it anymore. ...
  Topic: 1965 Dodge
joe b

Replies: 9
Views: 5678

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:07 pm   Subject: 1965 Dodge
nice build gator and good luck. i to have been unable to build since june due to an injury and i miss it. i am hoping to get back to it too.
joe b
  Topic: Paul Goldsmith
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 7380

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:02 pm   Subject: Paul Goldsmith
nice build gator i like it, would like to see more pictures. i think i have a set of those decals. what blue did you use?

joe
  Topic: Paul Goldsmith
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 7380

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:01 pm   Subject: Paul Goldsmith
...Goldsmith also drove a 1965 Plymouth at the 66 Daytona 500. Won one of the qualifying races and seemed to be the only car that could run with Petty. I've been working on one for some time now maybe ...
  Topic: Contingency help. Hurtubise Miller High Life
joe b

Replies: 13
Views: 6308

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:48 pm   Subject: Contingency help. Hurtubise Miller High Life
never seen that hurst decal with the shifter in it before.
  Topic: what is the point of the Salvino kits ?????? I don't get it?
joe b

Replies: 33
Views: 16184

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:42 pm   Subject: what is the point of the Salvino kits ?????? I don't get it?
We are our own worst enemy....

Yep. Nobody has been forced to buy anything. One needs to look no further than this forum to determine there is not a kit producer that can produce a suitable kit. B ...
  Topic: lacquer clear w/ gold pearl flakes
joe b

Replies: 6
Views: 5073

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:30 am   Subject: lacquer clear w/ gold pearl flakes
doesn't tamiya make a rattlecan clear with pearl gold flake?

joe
  Topic: Salivino's Lemans Random Thought
joe b

Replies: 85
Views: 46886

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:49 pm   Subject: Salivino's Lemans Random Thought
If he doesnt understand why we reject puny truck arms, torsion bars, and generic non-descript floorpans, then he doesnt understand us.

Salvinos makes kits for people that want to put a model on t ...
  Topic: 1981 Le Mans in resin
joe b

Replies: 15
Views: 9682

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:39 pm   Subject: 1981 Le Mans in resin
how did you shorten the front end?

i notice when comparing the two bodies besides the tweaks you made that first thing the rear deck of salvinos for some reason slants down from the rear window als ...
  Topic: Tim Richmnd '84 Old Milwaukee Pontiac color ?
joe b

Replies: 17
Views: 12805

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:03 am   Subject: Tim Richmnd '84 Old Milwaukee Pontiac color ?
no they are not straight re pops of the monogram kits. for some reason salvinos felt they needed to mess with them and ruined them. the roll cages sit too low now in the bodies so the top loop does no ...
  Topic: my petty 2x2
joe b

Replies: 10
Views: 7863

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:20 am   Subject: my petty 2x2
had some issues with this kit, directions call for installing the rear end assembly, installing the motor, than installing the drive shaft...had to cut one of the mounting stubs on the drive shaft. f ...
  Topic: SAE magazine GONE
joe b

Replies: 44
Views: 21911

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:33 pm   Subject: SAE magazine GONE
FSM is junk ....I buy maybe 1 copy every 2 years.
I told them this AM 100% refund!


I agree. I canceled years ago, nothing useful in it and the how to articles never told you how to!!!
 
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