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I rescued this model from a terrible display, it now has a loving home amongst other shiny models.

When I got this piece it was in terrible condition, cloaked in dust/dirt, it was in desparate need of a washing and polishing.

Once again, I thank Al for taking me down this road of must have muscle cars. :happy

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That's beautiful, Darrick - I love blue on white cars
 
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Love that 69 Trans Am!!! Except for the chrome wheels, I feel that Yat Ming did a pretty good job on this one...Mines in line with a long list of other cars that need extra detailing :fence
 

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Great looking 'Bird you have there, Darrick! Way to come to the rescue of this 'diamond in the rough'!!! You certianly have it shining now!!!

:cheers
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Good resque Darrick! :cheers I blacked the wheels mine and it makes a world of difference, but I still need to paint the spokes in a steel color. The fine point paint pens from HL make it 5 minute job.
 

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Or you can find a set of GMP Rally II's for a swap. As happy as I am with the YM, this T/A new to be done by a high detail company.
 

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Yeah, I agree those, look a ton better.

Now I have something to do when the cold weather sets in :lol
 
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Darrick, now that's a sweet looking TA, I my self like the chrome wheels, but I guess it's just me. :giggle
 
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I like the chrome too, but its a bit much for an old school muscle car like that.

I think a subdued color wheel will be a lot better.
 

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If I keep looking at this thread, I may end up buying one of these.
Its my favorite T/A :happy

Nice save! :cheers
 
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Eddie, just blame Eddie :lol

I'm telling you, he is a bad influence when it comes to these muscle cars, him and Rattlergunz.
 

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Good luck in finding these. I have not seen them anywhere in a while. I guess there is always ePay!

I remember a member at the pub made a convertible out of one using Lane/Ertl parts and it was a piece of art. Also BC made several conversions and they brought a pretty penny.

I have always wondered why lane has never adapted their fine '69 Firebird mold to make Trans Ams? :confused
 

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Looks good, DX! I love the colors. Too bad Lane or GMP doesn't make it, also.
 

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Nah, this pic is of a well done clone that was up for sale in Richardson TX last winter. I did see one of the 8 a few years ago at the local Autorama.
At one time I had the orange and the silver TRU versions, but I got rid of both as I started to concentrate on cars that were made.
 
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