A proper jalopy

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A proper jalopy

Postby Junior » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:30 pm

Last time we raced on the oval I realized I didn't have a proper Jalopy, even Fred had a Jalopy, so I just had to build one.
Pretty happy with how it turned out, just need to see how it runs/
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby chappy » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:36 pm

Love it Junior , what a cool looking Jalopy.
Great job.
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby ShotgunDave » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:42 pm

Oh heck yeah! Nice job on the "patina"!

Looks perfect!
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby Junior » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:48 pm

It's a Shotgun Dave inspired paint job. I used Futura on it so it is a little glossy but after Cheater dunkles it a few times, it will look the part.
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:55 pm

I think you nailed it! And Cheater would never Dunkle would he? :)
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby Gameover » Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:04 pm

Man that looks GREAT!!!
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby SLOTTING SINCE 1963 » Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:08 pm

Nice one Jnr. A proper peek at how it works will be much appreciated !
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby dreinecke » Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:30 pm

Fantastic!!! Love the rust!
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby MoparGreg » Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:17 am

That's great, awesome
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby btaylor » Wed Aug 05, 2015 6:48 am

That's a good one! Nice work, the rust is perfect to me.

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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby midmoslts » Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:29 am

I'm not sure how you got it to look like that, but you got it right. Looks a lot like the old pile I drove in high school. Are there holes in your floorboards too? Nice work.
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby DAVE » Wed Aug 05, 2015 3:35 pm

Very nice. I wonder how many drag racers are ballin' their eyes out.
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby slowshoes » Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:43 pm

Very cool - if you have any tips for getting that rusted out look, I'd love to hear them. i plan on making tables this winter to get my track off the floor, and then start adding scenery as well. I want to buy some die cast models and give them the rust treatment for part of the scenery, but I've never tried making cars look old before.
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Re: A proper jalopy

Postby TuscoTodd » Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:20 pm

That looks AWESOME!!!
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