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Old 02-17-2015, 09:18 AM
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I was building a model of a 1959 thunderbird but the kit was a 58 so I had to change the rear suspension to leaf springs and had no pictures to go by. This is what I came up with.

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Old 02-17-2015, 09:42 AM
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Awesome!!! Can I ask where you found the 58 kit? I have a 58 and would love to make one to put in our back window.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:49 AM
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I got lucky and found the kit at my local hobby shop. I have been looking a long time for this kit. you might try e-bay.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:54 AM
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Tex perhaps you could send Dennis the company info off the box and he can send them an email to see if he can order?
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Old 02-17-2015, 10:43 AM
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Its a monogram kit which I don't think is available from them right now. I'm not even sure if Monogram is still in business.

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Search model cars for LaBamba or Elvira.
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Old 02-17-2015, 04:20 PM
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Texwardfan, I found the kit on ebay. Does the hard top come with it?
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yes, the hardtop comes with it.
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Click on the link below to see more pictures of the model and how I went about building it.

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Nice job I have been known to sniff glue and paint ie building models. Madefuel cells out of chicklets fuel lines from telephone wire many custom parts available bare metal foil model care garage for most available kits when no money to work on 63 gives me somethig to do other than knaw on furniture. Jeff
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