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'34 Ford Roadster Dry Lakes Racer
Topic Started: Jan 26 2015, 07:27 PM (600 Views)
Bernard Kron
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Dry Lakes Style ’34 Ford Roadster – Part of matched race team set
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Based on a resin 1934 Ford Roadster body courtesy of Chuck Mier at Altered States Models (http://www.alteredstatesmodels.com/) and the chassis, interior and front clip from an AMT ’34 Ford 5-window coupe, this early postwar style dry lakes racer is part of a race team set along with a ’40 Ford sedan delivery and a scratch built trailer. The modifications and fabrication on this car were extensive. Here’s a breakdown of the parts used.

Thanx for lookin’,
B.


Body and interior: Main body by Chuck Meir at Altered States Models; hood and grill from from an AMT ’34 Ford 5-window coupe, filled front fender aprons courtesy of Ed Fluck at Drag City Casting (http://public.fotki.com/drasticplasticsmcc/member_dealer_directory/drag-city-casting-/). Bare metal interior modified from an AMT ’34 Ford bucket with strip styrene and a resin bomber seat courtesy of ThePartsBox.com.
Chassis & Suspension: AMT ’34 Ford chassis, Z’d at rear, front and rear crossmembers shaved. Rear suspension: AMT ’34 Ford rear spring, Revell Tony Nancy Double Dragster Halibrand quick change differential, AMT ’25 T axle housings, AMT ’34 Ford stock rear wishbone. Front suspension: Monogram ’37 Ford dropped front axle with spring reversed, AMT ’34 Ford front wishbone.
Motor and Transmission: Ford flathead V8 and transmission from a Revell ’40 Ford Street Rod. Custom resin 4-carb manifold. Stromberg 97 carburetors courtesy of Early Years Resin.
Wheels and Tires: AMT ’40 Ford front and rear wheels. Moon discs courtesy of Parts By Parks. Tires courtesy of The Modelhaus (http://www.modelhaus.com/).
Paint and Graphics: Duplicolor Wimbledon White and Duplicolor Dark Jade Green Metallic. Testors Aluminum Plate Metalizer interior. Home made decals.

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Beautiful build. fbr Love the intake manifold. Never did like the three carb ones.

Has a checkered past.

Stand on it....brakes only slow yoou down.
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jsm Definitely one sweet Lakester. Everything about this build is just right. Nice work!
I build models because GOD allows me to and because I can't afford the real thing!!
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Dutchman
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Yessir!! Liken this rig a bunch! :)))
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Bernard Kron
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Thanx everyone. Glad ya dig it! :))) B)
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signmike
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This is a beautiful setup, they are both beautiful. Excellent work sir! fbr
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Gorgeous build Bernard ........... very nicely done fbr B) :)))
I may have to grow old ....... but I refuse to grow up !!!
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