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Nostalgia Rail

Rebuild of an old model

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I started out disassembling this old build.
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I started out disassembling this old…
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Then cut 3 inches from the length of the frame
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Then cut 3 inches from the length of…
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I reinforced the cut with aluminum tube. It will be hidden by the body. I also relocated the firewall forward.
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I reinforced the cut with aluminum t…
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I reinforced the cut with aluminum tube. It will be hidden by the body. I also relocated the firewall forward.
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I reinforced the cut with aluminum t…
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I decided to ditch the Ford Y block and use an SBC instead so I installed a new front motor mount. I also cut off the timing cover and will use a resin finned one in it's place.
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I decided to ditch the Ford Y block …
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I used the kit firewall for a template and made one that fit the Chevy motor. I also cut the tranny off and will make a plate and driveshaft connector for it.
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I used the kit firewall for a templa…
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Tranny block off plate and driveshaft connector
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Tranny block off plate and driveshaf…
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I will be using a set of original Revell semi pneumatic Racemaster Dragster slicks
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I will be using a set of original Re…
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First Mock Up
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First Mock Up
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Wired, plumbed & exhausted
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Wired, plumbed & exhausted
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Wired, plumbed & exhausted
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Wired, plumbed & exhausted
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Wired & plumbed
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Wired & plumbed
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Gotta be able to check the oil so I added a dipstick.
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Gotta be able to check the oil so I …
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Retro Resin's excellent Racemaster Dragster resin pie crust slicks.
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Retro Resin's excellent Racemaster D…
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Retro Resin's excellent Racemaster Dragster resin pie crust slicks.
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Retro Resin's excellent Racemaster D…
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The decals were so old & brittle they started coming apart as I applied them. Even more when I waxed the body. Most of the damage is hidden so I'm not going to the trouble of replacing them.
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The decals were so old & brittle the…
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Well worn brown canvas parachute bag.
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Well worn brown canvas parachute bag…
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