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  Topic: 1987 kodiak
stewrtfan

Replies: 23
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PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:30 pm   Subject: 1987 kodiak
Just got hold of Tamiya TS43 racing green, I think this will be pretty darn close. Pretty good match for the Mikes Decals Kodiak sheet, thanks again for all your help.
  Topic: 1987 kodiak
stewrtfan

Replies: 23
Views: 12683

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:24 am   Subject: 1987 kodiak
Thanks everyone, the latest pictures tell the story. I ordered a couple different shades of tamiya green off ebay (as all our local hobby shops are closed).
They should be at my house when I get hom ...
  Topic: 1987 kodiak
stewrtfan

Replies: 23
Views: 12683

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:11 am   Subject: 1987 kodiak
Many thanks guys, this will help!
  Topic: 1987 kodiak
stewrtfan

Replies: 23
Views: 12683

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:32 pm   Subject: 1987 kodiak
thanks guys, I appreciate your help
  Topic: 1987 kodiak
stewrtfan

Replies: 23
Views: 12683

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:45 am   Subject: 1987 kodiak
I've searched the web quite a bit, and cannot come up with a clear picture of the 1987 Kodiak 2+2 Rusty won the Riverside race with. I'm trying to see what color the inside was. By what I've seen it ...
  Topic: JUNIOR JOHNSON
stewrtfan

Replies: 4
Views: 4451

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:51 pm   Subject: JUNIOR JOHNSON
Vernon, if you will scroll down to the last pic in this link, it is a pic of the rear of the Kar-Kare rig.


https://piximus.net/vehicles/nascar-hauler-from-the-past


John
Thanks....I never ...
  Topic: And now for something, completely different... from Salvinos
stewrtfan

Replies: 31
Views: 16221

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:13 am   Subject: And now for something, completely different... from Salvinos
Well...I'll be getting at least 4 for sure. I'll add them to my #16 Mustang modified I built back in 06...wow...time sure has flown by.

https://images44.fotki.com/v1409/photos/7/2502057/11853777/N ...
  Topic: And now for something, completely different... from Salvinos
stewrtfan

Replies: 31
Views: 16221

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:12 am   Subject: And now for something, completely different... from Salvinos
Got this email today from Jim Rogers at Salvino's....


Apologies for this being a form letter, but Iíve got about 50 emails to reply to about the modified Iím designing, and the response has been ...
  Topic: JUNIOR JOHNSON
stewrtfan

Replies: 4
Views: 4451

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:04 am   Subject: JUNIOR JOHNSON
Vernon, I think Jr used this rig or one like it til the Holly Farm sponsorship at which time he used a truck very similar to this one and a small (short) enclosed trailer instead of the open one. He u ...
  Topic: JUNIOR JOHNSON
stewrtfan

Replies: 4
Views: 4451

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:35 am   Subject: JUNIOR JOHNSON
Anyone have any pictures of of the hauler Junior Johnson used in the early to mid seventies. I remember it being a Chevrolet cab over with a box, the car was towed on a trailer. Can't remember the p ...
  Topic: 1989 ASA Camaro #84
stewrtfan

Replies: 3
Views: 4695

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:47 am   Subject: like it
I like it, first of all what color blue did you use, second how were the decals. On a kit this old I was amazed the decals were still good.
  Topic: goodwrench red
stewrtfan

Replies: 5
Views: 4842

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:42 am   Subject: goodwrench red
Thanks John...That was the same problem I had with the first DE car I did.
The red just didn't look right. I was around that car hundred's of times back in the day, but that was many, many moons ago ...
  Topic: goodwrench red
stewrtfan

Replies: 5
Views: 4842

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:00 am   Subject: goodwrench red
What is everyone using for Earnhardt's Goodwrench interior red. It seems to me it was Chevrolet engine red, but that was a long time ago.
Thanks
  Topic: new nascar
stewrtfan

Replies: 14
Views: 10921

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:11 am   Subject: new nascar
Revell is now owned by a German investment bank. The fact that we saw tons of NASCAR kits at Ollies for under $10 makes it look unlikely. The folks that got the last kits done are no longer at Revell. ...
  Topic: new nascar
stewrtfan

Replies: 14
Views: 10921

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:44 am   Subject: new nascar
just curious....any word on whether Revell will continue with the new nascar kits?
  Topic: j.d. mc duffie
stewrtfan

Replies: 7
Views: 7745

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 10:47 am   Subject: j.d. mc duffie
Sf, another option that is about the same shade of blue as the Arctic but maybe a little "brighter" is the Testor's Enamel spray #1639-Custom Blue Metal Flake. Unlike the Arctic Blue this n ...
  Topic: j.d. mc duffie
stewrtfan

Replies: 7
Views: 7745

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 9:27 am   Subject: j.d. mc duffie
Yep, forgot to ask if you had the McCreary decals for the gumballs he qualified and started the race on. They weren't good but for 10-15 laps but real good til then:)

John

Yep, I got them from M ...
  Topic: j.d. mc duffie
stewrtfan

Replies: 7
Views: 7745

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 8:12 am   Subject: j.d. mc duffie
I know the Testor's line isn't the fan favorite here but the Model Master Arctic Blue metallic sprayed over gray primer looks really close. I was testing a couple of blues last week to do the Owens/Ha ...
  Topic: j.d. mc duffie
stewrtfan

Replies: 7
Views: 7745

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 6:31 am   Subject: j.d. mc duffie
Looking for suggestions on the color blue J.D. McDuffie used on his late seventies Monte Carlo's. I'm doing the car he sat on the pole with at Dover Downs in September 1978.
  Topic: Not everyone's cup o' tea - Showrods (Tom Daniel)
stewrtfan

Replies: 12
Views: 9955

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:13 am   Subject: Not everyone's cup o' tea - Showrods (Tom Daniel)
Cool Builds!!!!




Didn't build that many of the Tom Daniels' designed kits. but this van one of them, but like so many builds that I built in the '70's dud not survive the various "purges ...
  Topic: Not everyone's cup o' tea - Showrods (Tom Daniel)
stewrtfan

Replies: 12
Views: 9955

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:38 am   Subject: td
Thanks for starting thing this post. Our local model club will hold our annual contest on November 2nd. in Norfolk, Va. (facebook Tidewater Automotive modelers Society). Ok, I got a plug in for our ...
  Topic: poppy red
stewrtfan

Replies: 5
Views: 6576

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:55 am   Subject: poppy red
thanks for all the tips, this will help
  Topic: poppy red
stewrtfan

Replies: 5
Views: 6576

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:36 am   Subject: poppy red
Any suggestions on a model paint close to Ford poppy red (such as the AJ Foyt cars)
  Topic: Donnie Allison Hawaiian Trpoic Color?
stewrtfan

Replies: 8
Views: 9628

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:55 am   Subject: Donnie Allison Hawaiian Trpoic Color?
What color was the interior of the car
thx

Black
  Topic: norfolk, va
stewrtfan

Replies: 0
Views: 3777

PostForum: Contests and Challenges   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:58 am   Subject: norfolk, va
Coming November 2, 2019. The twenty-seventh annual Tidewater Automotive Modelers Society (TAMS) model contest and swap meet.
See our facebook page for all the details. This years theme will be Tom ...
  Topic: new decals
stewrtfan

Replies: 0
Views: 3071

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:30 am   Subject: new decals
Just saw this on Mikes Decals: J.D. McDuffie#70, 1977 Monte Carlo decals coming soon!! This is a must have set for me, as I was always a fan of J.D..
Actually I love all the new decals coming out. ...
  Topic: Suggestions?????????
stewrtfan

Replies: 3
Views: 5072

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:33 am   Subject: Suggestions?????????
I'd look at the MPC short track kits. Cuda, Mustang, Camaro....easier to kind is Monte Carlo and GTO.

Dave...Looking at the lower front this car appears to have a stock Camaro sub frame. back in t ...
  Topic: Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1995 Dale Ernhardt Sr
stewrtfan

Replies: 6
Views: 6941

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: nice
Nice work, Tema. Look forward to more of your models.
Vernon
  Topic: Revell
stewrtfan

Replies: 15
Views: 12142

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:36 am   Subject: revell
Wouldn't it be nice if the investment company that bought Revell would start reading this forum and communicate with all the modelers.
It would be nice to know what their plans are, and put our minds ...
  Topic: Olds 442 bodywork.
stewrtfan

Replies: 85
Views: 49840

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:02 am   Subject: olds chrome
I've tried everything I can think of to remove the chrome in this kit.
I started with good old Easy Off (used this for years), then brake fluid, then the purple stuff. Finally tried bleach and still ...
  Topic: Revell
stewrtfan

Replies: 15
Views: 12142

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:29 am   Subject: REVELL
What a shame, One of my all time favorite manufactures.
I've been a little nervous about this as there has been no communication from the new company that bought Revell.
You would think if they want ...
  Topic: Revell
stewrtfan

Replies: 15
Views: 12142

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:30 am   Subject: Revell
Has anyone heard any updates on Revell's future since being sold?
  Topic: Kyle Petty's Hot Wheels Grand Prix
stewrtfan

Replies: 6
Views: 6327

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:27 am   Subject: Kyle Petty's Hot Wheels Grand Prix
Nice build, always one of my favorite Kyle cars
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
stewrtfan

Replies: 78
Views: 61159

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:20 am   Subject: agree
I think Dave summed this kit up perfect. After building a mock up chassis the rear end seems to sit just a tick on the high side, but have some easy fix ideas I'll share with everyone later. However ...
  Topic: Bobby Allison '81 Pontiac LeMans Resin Body Question
stewrtfan

Replies: 6
Views: 7292

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:28 am   Subject: Bobby Allison '81 Pontiac LeMans Resin Body Question
I have built 2 of those and used the monogram Buick. My memory is not great but it seems I used the windshield from the Buick kits and made the rear windows from my junk glass parts.


The Buick gl ...
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
stewrtfan

Replies: 78
Views: 61159

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:48 am   Subject: OLDS
First off the line will be Buddy Baker, next will be Richard Petty. Both of these will be the Daytona 500 wins.
Then on to A.J. Foyt, Darrell Waltrip, Dale Earnhardt, Dave Marcis, Tighe Scott and mo ...
  Topic: New Camaro body
stewrtfan

Replies: 5
Views: 6846

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:07 pm   Subject: Re: New Camaro body
Looking for the new camaro nascar body resin. Anyone know were to buy from?

Check with SMH hobbies, they have them back in stock
  Topic: What is this (Davey Allison 1987-1988 1/18 scale resin)?
stewrtfan

Replies: 3
Views: 6042

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:43 pm   Subject: What is this (Davey Allison 1987-1988 1/18 scale resin)?
I haven't seen one of these in years! I have about six of them I bought back in the mid eighties.
They are a resin type material and were made to paint to match the race car. They have outlines of ...
  Topic: Short track asa style wheels..
stewrtfan

Replies: 2
Views: 4354

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:28 am   Subject: Short track asa style wheels..
Try roncoon.com or bigdonkeyresin.com. Both do excellent work and are great to deal with.
  Topic: Revell Vs Monogram Vs AMT
stewrtfan

Replies: 8
Views: 8390

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:05 am   Subject: Revell Vs Monogram Vs AMT
revell/monogram hands down
  Topic: Please read...No Profanity
stewrtfan

Replies: 9
Views: 11738

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:02 am   Subject: .
Agree 100 percent
  Topic: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
stewrtfan

Replies: 13
Views: 12030

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:05 pm   Subject: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
Does the hood fit better than the photo shows or do we need to sand etc?
thanks
Bill

Bill...I think scooter just laid the hood on the body for show. The Camry kit I have fits pretty good, but wi ...
  Topic: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
stewrtfan

Replies: 13
Views: 12030

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:05 am   Subject: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
Thanks for the post scooter, keep us posted on this project

will do...(of course i am going in a couple of different directions on the schemes...so it may be down the road a bit.)

thanks for all ...
  Topic: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
stewrtfan

Replies: 13
Views: 12030

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
Thanks for the post scooter, keep us posted on this project
  Topic: Toyota Decals
stewrtfan

Replies: 9
Views: 8653

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:43 am   Subject: Toyota
I agree with Pat, Martin Truex, PLEASE!
  Topic: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
stewrtfan

Replies: 13
Views: 12030

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:53 am   Subject: thanks
Thanks Pat and Mark for the kind words.
Vernon
  Topic: 2018 Camry and Camaro bodies available
stewrtfan

Replies: 13
Views: 12030

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:58 pm   Subject: camaro
Sorry about the hood. I did a lot of google searches on the NASCAR Camaro when I was working on the master. Out of all the pictures out there, I could not find a enough pictures of the hood, so I we ...
  Topic: 2018 Camaro ZL1
stewrtfan

Replies: 17
Views: 14930

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:57 am   Subject: camaro
Ok guys, Keep your eyes on SMH Hobbies (smhracing.com) for the arrival of this body. I know the caster is working on things right now and will have ready in the very near future. Not sure of the dat ...
  Topic: 2018 Camaro ZL1
stewrtfan

Replies: 17
Views: 14930

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:40 am   Subject: 2018 Camaro ZL1

Thanks scooter...I haven't been able to figure out how to post pictures on Randys site, so thanks for forwarding the members to model car magazine.
Vernon Hayden

yup...no problem.

Thanks scoo ...
  Topic: 2018 Camaro ZL1
stewrtfan

Replies: 17
Views: 14930

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:10 am   Subject: 2018 Camaro ZL1
let's try this again...




Thanks scooter...I haven't been able to figure out how to post pictures on Randys site, so thanks for forwarding the members to model car magazine.
Vernon Hayden
 
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