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Posted By: Marlowe Johnson
Posted On: Thursday May 16, 2019 at 9:14 PM
 
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Actually, it was a hardtop. However, a bit modified. Allow me to explain.
To the credit of Supercar Collectibles, they wanted to replicate the AWB Mopars as accurately as they could. The actual 1:1 car were hardtops and had acid dipped bodies. The chemical milling caused the bodies to be paper thin and to give the vehicle more structural strength the builder Amblewagon attached narrow window frames to the doors. So, the model car being a hardtop and accurate to the 1:1 AWB funny cars, had the door frames as well.

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PICS - Sox & Martin by Marlowe Johnson #28907
*** XCLNT TRIO *** .... Nice ... (EOM) by Dennis Mong #28907.1
I wish they would make a by Jim Thoren #28907.2
I'm in! (EOM) by Josh Shy #28907.2.1
Who knows better than you? If it can get done, you and your compadre... by Marlowe Johnson #28907.2.2
Just gotta love that l-o-n-g nose 'Cuda. An outstanding MJ effort (IMO). (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28907.3
I would like to see a photo shoot of just that by Josh Shy #28907.3.1
PICS - Here you go! I must admit, this one really kicked my butt! It was a lot more... by Marlowe Johnson #28907.3.1.1
The struggles just make it that much more by Josh Shy #28907.3.1.1.1
Right. And any slight imperfections make it that much more realistic. Ever see real gassers? (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28907.3.1.1.1.1
...They are far, FAR from "spotless, show car" poster-perfect. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28907.3.1.1.1.1.1
OK, I'll buy that reason to excuse my imperfections! LOL! (EOM) by Marlowe Johnson #28907.3.1.1.1.1.1.1
Outstanding set. I'm a GM-guy; but, I'd love to see a '65 Satellite fastback hardtop in 1:24 or 1:18 (EOM) by Billy Collins #28907.4
You're loosing me Billy. That first car is the '65 Plymouth hardtop in 1/18. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28907.4.1
Isn't it technically a Belvedere? And the hardtop has no post / window-door frame. (EOM) by Billy Collins #28907.4.1.1
Actually, it was a hardtop. However, a bit modified. Allow me to explain. by Marlowe Johnson #28907.4.1.1.1
(PIC) Billy, the ONLY 1/18 AWB '65 Satellite I'm aware of is Lee Smith's. Which is a knock out! by Christopher Moroni #28907.4.1.1.1.1
That's sharp. OK, I said it wrong. Instead of the 'modified, prototype, AWB' '65 Satellite - what .. by Billy Collins #28907.4.1.1.1.1.1
That is a great model, well detailed in every by Josh Shy #28907.4.1.1.1.1.2




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