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Cars > CorvairJim’s Garage > “Flying Fish”


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M –55
Norristown, Pennsylvania
United States


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ProphetOfZoom’s Profile Photo
Oct 26, 2010 at 12:35 am
A Mighty Mopar Model! Love it!
CorvairJim’s Profile Photo
Sep 28, 2010 at 4:39 pm
Actually, there is a white '67 Barracuda coupe in my area with a Hemi/4-speed drivetrain, but my model has to make do with a 383. Such is life.
FriedGreenTMater’s Profile Photo
Sep 28, 2010 at 9:15 am
That thing got a HEMI? Good job on the model Jim.

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Challenges 1 – 3 of 22

Challenges W: 16 L: 3


Current Challenges

“Flying Fish” doesn’t have any current challenges.

Past Challenges

Photo of a 1965 ford Corba
dark snake

1965 ford Corba

Owner: Maxicoop

  • dark snake: 12 pts (loss)
  • Flying Fish: 13 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 5
  • Ended: Jan 26, 2012
Photo of a 1973 Ford Mustang
War Horse

1973 Ford Mustang

Owner: Thundercat

  • War Horse: 15 pts (loss)
  • Flying Fish: 20 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 7
  • Ended: Dec 15, 2011
Photo of a 1955 Chevrolet cameo

1955 Chevrolet cameo

Owner: Maxicoop

  • DOUBL5 NICK5L: 34 pts (loss)
  • Flying Fish: 36 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 14
  • Ended: Nov 30, 2011

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1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S model (Flying Fish)

Last updated Sep 27, 2010  

Photo of a 1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S model (Flying Fish)


(Since this is a model car, I'll only accept challenges against other models, diecasts and toys)

No big story behind this one - I've liked the styling of these cars for a long time and found the kit on the closeout table at my favorite hobby shop. I just did it as a quick and fun build, and it definitely was.


AMT 1969 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 1:25 scale model kit

Factory Options

Formula S package
383 engine
4-speed transmission
Sport Wheels
Raised White Letter Tires
Front Disc Brakes


As I do on most of my models, I added the little details like valve stems on the wheels, battery cables, spark plug wires, sun visors, seat belts, flocked carpeting, the turn signal lever, dimmer switch and the dome light. I also added Bare Metal Foil to the chrome trim.

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