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Ever since I saw one like this on Mustang Monthly, I have been wanting to replicate it, but did not want to ruin my 1/3750 Mach 1. With the $12.99 sale of kits at BigLot I was able to do it.
Here is what got done:
Removal of black hood paint.
Removal of Mach 1 stripes (the rear above the tailight was difficult).
The interior got a few silver touches plus the shift pattern painted in the knob.
The engine got several items detailed. The plug wires are a future project.
The wheels were painted black to simulate the base wheel cover/trim ring
The bright work around the windows/drip panel was masked and painted. I started to BMF it, but gave up as my BMF has gotten brittle.
The underside was detailed like the gas tank, shocks, bolts, front suspension.

 

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Thanks for the kudos Guys!
I have been wanting to do this sleeper, in this color for a long time but could not bring myself to modding the Mach 1.
Ertl has been guilty of just making the top model of a line-up and doing multiple re-paints of it, neglecting the other lower levels of that model. They have somewhat changed that policy as of late.
Not eveyone checked off the "Mach 1" box when they were ordering a '69 Mustang.
I am going to see if I can find the Mustang Monthly that inspired me to make this.
 

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Thank you stainless! :cheers

Here is a pic of a before and after. Sorta like a Beauty and the Beast. :giggle

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Al,

I really like the "all business" looks of this sleeper :cheers

Once again, the black wheels look the part :giggle
 

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Great work, Al! :nicejob I really like that deep maroon. :tongue
 
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