37 Ford Coupe Build

As most of you know, we don’t have a huge selection of cars for our oval tracks. Specially if you want to model anything vintage. That’s why I decided to create these 37 Ford bodies. This is my favorite era of oval track racing.

This particular car is kind of well known in certain circles, so it was a natural to model. I started the project with one of my own resin castings, a set of my own urethane tires and inserts and one of my resin Flatheads. The decal sheet was obtained from Polecat DecalsĀ HERE

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After opening up the wheel wells and hood openings and prepping the body for paint, I applied the red and white paint. Once that dried, I applied the decals and clear coated.

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Now that the body is done, we’ll need a chassis. So out comes the brass and soldering iron! The chassis is a simple “A” frame style, much like the original car had. The motor is a SCC Piranha while the gears are Slot It. The wheels are CB Designs 15×8 insert style. The inserts are resin. I made my own motor brackets from brass.

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