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Cars > CorvairJim’s Garage > “"Tiny Toni"” > Albums > "Tiny Toni", Start to Finish

 

Photo of a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 1:25 Scale Model ("Tiny Toni")

"Tiny Toni"

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 1:25 Scale Model

 
 

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Photos in the “"Tiny Toni", Start to Finish” Album

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Description: This is the story, in words and photos, of what went into building my replica of my first Corvair.
By: CorvairJim
Filed under: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 1:25 Scale Model ("Tiny Toni")
Number of photos: 85
Updated: Sun Dec 4, 2011 12:59 am
Trophies: 395 total

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Album photo 42
... and joined them into one usable 1965 steering wheel!
Trophies: 5
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Album photo 43
The one on the right is SUPPOSED to look like the one on the left....
Trophies: 4
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Album photo 44
The donor body, as it came out of the box. I'll leave the cardboard...
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Album photo 45
The green tape shows the cut lines I'll be using. Ahead of the tape...
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Album photo 46
Here we go! It's too late to turn back now!
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Album photo 47
Just imagine: I cut up a perfectly good model body just to get this...
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Album photo 48
I've modified the body piece that I cut off to conform better to...
Trophies: 4
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Album photo 49
I cut these pieces of sheet plastic stock as reinforcements for the...
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Album photo 50
This is what it looked like once the pieces were joined. I shimmed...
Trophies: 5
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Album photo 51
Now it's starting to look like a Corvair again!
Trophies: 5
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Album photo 52
The first test-fit of the engine lid. This was the ultimate test of...
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Album photo 53
The first coat of filler to even everything out. After 40+ years,...
Trophies: 4
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Album photo 54
All smoothed out and on my modified coat hanger holder for it's...
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Album photo 55
The right side, ready for primer.
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Album photo 56
This bent-up coat hanger makes it easy to paint without getting...
Trophies: 4
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Album photo 57
After it's prime coat and sanding. I'll go through this process two...
Trophies: 4
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Album photo 58
A light "guide coat" to help me see the high and low areas of the...
Trophies: 4
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Album photo 59
The final primer coat on the bodywork. Next up, a complete primer...
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Album photo 60
The guide coat on the roof shows a lot of work is going to be...
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Album photo 61
This side is nearly there too.
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Album photo 62
It's been primed and... uh oh... Ifound some more damage at the...
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