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It has not happened yet but I am sure some day someone will take one of my Squarebird bodies and do it with a Larry Watson type paint job or a SoCal low rider theme. This brings up the question how would you do hydraulics and flame throwers on a junior?
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:43 PM
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I just found an original image of the body mold being made.

I believe that the gentleman doing the work is Charles Stobar with Ford styling
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:55 PM
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Found another image of a 1959 that appears to be the grand prize in a drawing? It is a gas powered version, you can tell by the opening trunk lid that the electric powered versions did not have. The drive train would have been a Clinton motor.
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Very cool.....
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There is a nice original condition 1959 1/4 scale on Ebay right now.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Thunderbird-...-/190856741909
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1959 Thunderbird JR 3/8 scale parts in the works.
I am currently working on reproduction grille insert and taillights for the larger 1959 Thunderbird JR bodies. Should be done here shortly.
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The 1959 Thunderbird JR taillight bezel and lens assembly and the grille insert are done.


Next thing I want to do is make the 1960 grille insert for the 3/8 scale version.
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Looks GREAT! It make me very glad to see that these cars are taken well care of. Thumbs UP!
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I am working on the 1960 Grille insert now and the 1959 door spears? (not sure what they are called). I also discovered that the bumpers guards on the Junior cars were side specific so I borrowed an original passenger side and now make a left and right front bumper guard pairs. I have the images on facebook now but should have them hosted soon so that I can share them elsewhere.
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If you are on Facebook you can watch as a pair of 1959 Thunderbird JR cars get built from reproduction parts. They will be driven by electric motor with 48V Nicad batteries and will run much faster than originals. https://www.facebook.com/1959tbirdjrbuild
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