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Posted By: Frank Lemire
Posted On: Friday March 20, 2020 at 8:59 PM
Some fun with wheels
You don't need to spend a fortune on every car you buy to get a model that you can display proudly although if you are me and it is a 'street car' new 'shoes' are always an option

First up is this 'budget' custom Corvette by Maisto that I got for less than $30 at COSTCO a while back.

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I put some racing wheels and tires on it and gave it an attitude to go with the engine it came with

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The only problem I have with the model is that I have to keep it separate from my other Corvettes because it is more like 1:19 or 1:20 scale than 1:18

Next up is a model from now defunct manufacturer Lane. The car was pretty great right out of the box but I liked it even better lowered a bit and shod with TT wheels. I also removed the running lights from the grill and gave the model proper tags

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Message thread:

Some fun with wheels by Frank Lemire #29621
OMG! You swapped wheels on a Shelby? (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #29621.1
Lookin good Frank ! Great licence plate. May I ask, why the red wheel caps ? (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #29621.1.1
Interesting question......... by Frank Lemire #29621.1.1.1
It does look good Frank. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #29621.
Always liked the racing wheels better........... by Frank Lemire #29621.1.2
Thanks Frank. Got it. The TT and Cragers are some of the best looking imo. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #29621.1.2.1

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