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Forum: Stock Cars 07-16-2013, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

I'm sorry I haven't posted in awhile my wife and I moved to a new smaller apartment in June. I have not been able to get back too the 55 yet I have to figure out an area in the apartment where I can...
Forum: Stock Cars 05-09-2013, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

Well I should be able to get back to work on the car know my last purchase of a couple of bucket seats from e-bay will be here today. I was going to try to cut up the bench seat and use it but it...
Forum: Stock Cars 05-06-2013, 10:28 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

I need some help I've had a couple of people ask me about the cut out in the Chevy's passenger door. I know I remember seeing cars like that back in the 70s I always thought that it was so the driver...
Forum: Stock Cars 05-06-2013, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

I got the 55 Chevy truck I'm using for the race car hauler in the mail today, the 5 point racing seat belt for the car came on Saturday.
Forum: Stock Cars 05-02-2013, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

Here are a couple of pictures of the Chevy truck and racing seat belts for the car that I got on e-bay yesterday.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y130/RFluhr/racingharness_zps838a331d.jpg...
Forum: Stock Cars 04-30-2013, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

Thank you all for your comments I just won an e-bay auction on a 1/18 scale 55 Chevy pickup to use as a wedge bed car hauler. This is a picture I found of what I want to do with the truck.
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Forum: Stock Cars 04-26-2013, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

I found another race car hauler picture that I like better I'm bidding on a 1/18 scale 55 Chevy pickup to use on e-bay. I hope I get it but I'll have to get my hands on some bigger wheels and tires...
Forum: Stock Cars 04-24-2013, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

The 55 Chevy is a 1/18 scale die cast model and the wheels are from a die cast of The Car from the 1977 movie both were made by ERTL.
Forum: Stock Cars 04-24-2013, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

Thanks for the comments, I got the wheels and tires from a diecast model of The Car from the James Brolin movie of the same name. A friend of mine had it until one of his kids got their hands on it...
Forum: Stock Cars 04-23-2013, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

I finally got the pictures here is what the 55 Chevy looks like so far, I'll be starting the interior and roll cage next.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y130/RFluhr/DSCN4345_zps27cf4652.jpg...
Forum: Stock Cars 04-19-2013, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
Re: 1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

Well I'm making progress on the race car I just don't have any pictures yet. I have a friend that takes my pictures for me and he is having computer issues so he can't e-mail them to me. He says he...
Forum: Stock Cars 04-15-2013, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Bigdad
1/18 scale 55 Chevy Dirt Track Car

Back in the early 70s when I was a teenager my dad used to take me to the Anderson Speedway here in Indiana on Saturdays. I loved to watch those nasty looking dirt track cars. There were a lot of 55...
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