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Posted By: Rich Pendleton
Posted On: Monday February 3, 2020 at 12:43 PM
 
Message:
1962 Chevy ll ,detailed
This is one of the cheap magazine models. Most of my collection is vintage stuff but my mom had this exact car in the same color. I remember us driving to upstate New York in it to visit my Aunt and Uncle in the summer of 62.

It's funny, some of the least valuable models become my favorites.

I repainted the interior in red, ground off the bumper guards, got rid of the dreaded black dots in the headlights, blacked out the grille, and chromed all the printed on trim. It is now exactly like the one my mom had.

Here are some photos. The first one is as it looks out of the package.









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1962 Chevy ll ,detailed by Rich Pendleton #27235
WOW Very nice. (EOM) by Shel Platt #27235.1
Shel (pics) by Rich Pendleton #27235.1.1
Rich you are free to return them anytime HA Ha (EOM) by Shel Platt #27235.1.1.1
Shel, I'll keep that in mind! (EOM) by Rich Pendleton #27235.1.1.1.1
I likie it (EOM) by Jacques Roest #27235.2
How did you fix the headlights? (EOM) by Jay Golan #27235.3
Jay by Rich Pendleton #27235.3.1
Thanks (EOM) by Jay Golan #27235.3.1.1
Really special again! I like what you're doing, Rich. (EOM) by David Holcombe #27235.4
Thanks David (EOM) by Rich Pendleton #27235.4.1
I love these "cheap magazine models" you can do so many interesting by John Quilter #27235.5
John by Rich Pendleton #27235.5.1
Professional Workmanship by Raymond Paszkiewicz #27235.6
Joining the forum by Rich Pendleton #27235.6.1
Post away, Rich! We're all enjoying you and your photos. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #27235.6.1.1Zone Diplomat




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