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going thru some old regualr cars for customs and parts... found this old Classic Gold 83 Monte Carlo.. was from the old "4x4" years... wheels looked too big and I never knewwhat that thing was sticking out of the hood...:confused:

found some smaller tires, some stock rims and shaved off the hood.. atleast now it looks like the pic on the card, except for the rims... was looking for some to modify to look like those old GM rims, but haven't come up with any ideas yet...

 

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Saw a 1:1 on the road yesterday. Such classic lines ... looks good! I can still picture some of the famed Nascar drivers roaring around in this body style.
 

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nicely done, Pablo! I always thought the lines of that casting were a little off, but the right stance and wheels do a LOT to change that!

The hood scoop replicated the induction system on the original casting, which was cribbed from a Hot Rod magazine Top Ten list from the early to mid-'90s.


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Looks 100% better - makes you wonder why PLaying Mantis hasn't done that yet.

BTW: I think those rims are perfect!

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Looks much better! :thumbsup:
 

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"Just feeling nostalgic" for a thread from 11 years ago? Pablo, you have the memory of an elephant! I'd like to get one of those in my collection. The Monte Carlo SS was one of the automotive highlights of the 1980's
 

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Nostalgic post! Where has triple 20 been? He always had all the nostalgic Oldsmobiles. Nice job on that Monte casting, I always admired those 80's era SS's.
 

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Gary: OLDSMOBILE!!! (happy? :D)

Your avatar went to avatar limbo, same as all the rest of them, probably never to be seen again. You see, Hobby Talk has once again changed owners, so this is probably a result of that.
 
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