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Posted By: Christopher Moroni
Posted On: Tuesday January 8, 2019 at 8:53 PM
Zack, here's the deal......
As Frank mentioned, "anything is possible" but...

I've owned the actual 1:1 cars and the models and I can tell you that ONLY the chassis and some trim are truly interchangeable.

Years ago I posted a fair critique of Sunstar's 1/18 1959 Dodge. There's MUCH MORE wrong with it than just that "droopy" front clip.

A 1/18 1957 or '58 Plymouth won't help you either. Again, no body panels were shared.

As Frank pointed out (and I agree).. your BEST BET is to RE-WORK Sunstar's 1959 Dodge and if needed "kit-bash" parts from ANY source.

As you may know... I've done MANY indepth mods... a "nicer" 1/18 1959 Dodge is possible but it would be A TON of work!

Good Luck!

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Message thread:

A world of pain? by Zack Cutler #28604
To quote 'The Godfather' In my experience............. by Frank Lemire #28604.1
For what it's worth... by Zack Cutler #28604.1.1
Zack, here's the deal...... by Christopher Moroni #28604.2
SS's '59 Dodge is so bad an "up-top" 'vert version can't be released. The proportions are that bad! by Christopher Moroni #28604.2.1
Your review... by Zack Cutler #28604.2.2
Thanks Zack & yes I'm aware that Roger is oh so close to finishing his 1/12 Mark II. I love it! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28604.2.2.1
*** Hey Zack *** I went to the link .... my jaw hit the floor ... Wow!!!!!! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #28604.2.2.2

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