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AMT 39/40 Ford Tudor

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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
AMT 39/40 Ford Tudor
Posted by PatW on Sunday, October 07, 2018 10:43 AM

Two tone with Mercury bumpers...............

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    January, 2015
Posted by PFJN on Sunday, October 07, 2018 11:56 AM

Hi,

That looks great Big Smile

 

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    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Sunday, October 07, 2018 4:14 PM

Thanks PFJN. I initially thought to woody the white section but after spraying the Tamiya Candy Lime Green on and removing the masking I left it as a two-tone.

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    January, 2015
Posted by PFJN on Sunday, October 07, 2018 6:19 PM

Hi,

I think the two-toned look great Stick out tongue.  I love seeing your builds.  Big Smile

PF

  • Member since
    April, 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Sunday, October 07, 2018 6:26 PM

That's cool!  Love the two tone 

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Sunday, October 07, 2018 6:31 PM

Very nice model, the lime green steals the show. So cool!

-Greg

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    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Sunday, October 07, 2018 8:36 PM

I like it !

Kinda torn though..... Would have looked good as a Woody too.

 Dont worry about the thumbprint, paint it Rust , and call it "Battle Damage".

  

 

    

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, October 08, 2018 2:06 AM

Thanks guys. Yes that's the problem about the woody, perhaps I'll have to find another Tudor and 'woody' it!

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    March, 2003
Posted by rangerj on Monday, November 05, 2018 5:42 PM

Was the model a Tudor Delux and did you shave off the chrome? It looks like the motor is a Flat head V-8 with three single bbl carbs. That was a popular set up in the early days of hot rodding. Offenhouser and Edlebrach made heads and intake manifolds, and there was a popular set of heads made in New York that are highly sought after today (can't remember the name at the moment, anyone). Beautiful job. 

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Friday, November 09, 2018 5:28 PM

Thanks rangerj

This was the kit with various engine options............

I just left off the chrome and added the mercury bumpers.

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  • Member since
    November, 2008
  • From: Far Northern CA
Posted by mrmike on Friday, November 09, 2018 10:23 PM

Hope to see one of these on my bench, and hope it turns out as cool. The lime green makes me think of the Kustoms of the '60's.

To rangerj and anyone else interested, I recall that the "hot" aftermarket heads for Ford & Mercury flatheads were made by Ardun and Weiand. Don't know if either are the ones you're talking about.

Model on!

fox
  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Saturday, November 10, 2018 1:25 PM

Nice build! Toast

Jim  Captain

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   On the Bench:  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 70% 

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    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Saturday, November 10, 2018 4:58 PM

Cheers guys, and for the extra engine info!

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