- 1966 Chevrolet Corvair ("Ashley")
- 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt ("Bud")
- 2005 Chevrolet Malibu (MAXX)
- 1965 Chevrolet Corvair (Toni)
- 1965 Chevrolet Corvair (Sir Isaac)
- 1964 Chevrolet Corvair (Goldylocks)
- 1961 Chevrolet Corvair (Woodie)
- 1961 Chevrolet Corvair (The Frigidaire)
- 1960 Chevrolet Corvair (The Smurfmobile)
- 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle (Carlotta)
- 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Greenbrier (Babe (The Blue Ox))
- 1969 Chevrolet Kingswood Estate (The Dragon Wagon)
- 1989 Chevrolet Beretta (Blue Jay)
- 1976 Buick LeSabre (Beauregard)
- 1980 Honda Accord (Farley)
- 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier (Sylvester)
- 1965 Chevrolet Chevy II (Sunny)
- 1976 AMC Pacer (Little Horse)
- 1958 Triumph TR3A (Ol' Red)
- 1965 Chevrolet Corvair ("Tiny Toni")
- 1967 Chevrolet Corvair (Phantom Stinger)
- 1966 Chevrolet Corvair (Super Stinger)
- 1960 Chevrolet Corvair (Baby Smurf)
- 1966 Chevrolet Corvair (Junkyard Refugee)
- 1966 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa (Nader's Nightmare)
- 1964 Dodge 330 (The Little Old Lady From Pasadena)
- 1970 Chevrolet Camaro (Rare Beauty)
- 1977 Pontiac Firebird (The One That Got Away)
- 1977 Pontiac Firebird (Rockford)
- 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 (The Mean Green Machine)
- 1959 Cadillac Hease model (Morticia)
- 2000 Chrysler Concorde (Scale Auto Magazine Concorde)
- 1979 Chevrolet Monte Carlo (Scale Auto Magazine Monte Carlo)
- 1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S (Flying Fish)
- 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air (Old Reliable II)
- 1995 Chevrolet Impala (Alternomad II)
- 1965 Pontiac 2+2 Demolition Derby car model (Interstate Auto Salvage)
- 1990 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (454SS)
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Two more Corvair models
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I went a completely different direction on the second model. Thjis one is a 1966 Corsa coupe annual issue kit, but it was ROUGH! When I got it in the mail after winning it in an eBay auction, at first I wondered what I had gotten myself into. It looked like the model equivalent of the car you see on someone's front yard with a "For Sale" sign in the windshield... EUREKA! Inspiration strikes! That's the way I rebuilt it. Ironically, it turns out that it was one of the easiest models I've ever had to disassemble and strip the paint off of. It would have been a great candidate for a full-stock, factory-fresh buildup, but I had the bit in my mouth, I knew what I wanted to do with it. There was one damaged area on the body that would have been fairly easy to fix (A chip out of the back of the driver'sside rear wheel well), but I used that as my excuse to cut it up! The body got rust holes, scrapes, and dents, and the roof is even sagging a little bit in the middle from kids climbing in it! I did cheat a little and use the chassis and interior bucket from a 1969 reissue kit and kept the originals in my spares box for future restoration projects. I used the engine from the donor kit too, since the one I redid didn't come to me with one. You can see my album of this model at:
Check out my models and let me know what you think! I had a blast building them.
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