1969 corvette convertible


americanmuscleman
11-10-2009, 04:44 PM
i havnt built models in a while so im doing this just to freshen up, and make sure i have all the supplies i need
kit is revells 68 convertible, but i will be converting it to a 69 (minor changes such as different reverse lights, door locks, interior pieces, etc.

cut outs for exhaust tips
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0203.jpg
kit pieces
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0202.jpg
body
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0201.jpg
kit
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0200.jpg
emblem and convertible top latches removed
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0218.jpg
l88 hood opened up
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0217.jpg
reverse lights filled in. in 68 they were on the bumper, 69 they were in the tail light
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0215.jpg
body primered
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0214.jpg
distributer plugs installed
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0211.jpg
reverse lights before primer
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0206.jpg
convertible top glass installed
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0235.jpg
top fitment check
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0223.jpg
engine about half done
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0245.jpg
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0242.jpg
alternator cut away from fan belt assembaly
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0241.jpg
little more engine work done, custom alternator bracket installed
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0258.jpg
rims and tires
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0256.jpg
detail set
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0254.jpg
bumper blackwashed
http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss143/littlesk8cracker/DSCN0247.jpg

mopar man
11-11-2009, 11:40 AM
WOW I have built this model before and I had a few fitment issues after putting on the fenderwells other than that its a great kit keep it up

Hawk312
11-11-2009, 08:47 PM
Looking good so far! Where did those tires come from?

Khier
11-12-2009, 10:52 AM
Nice start, but wouldn't it be easier to convert this to convertible:

http://cgi.ebay.de/07192-REVELL-1-25-69-Corvette-Coupe_W0QQitemZ370276347926QQcmdZViewItemQQptZStan dmodelle_Baus%C3%A4tze?hash=item563630b016

countach79
11-13-2009, 05:57 AM
nice start

p/e set looks nice too

americanmuscleman
11-13-2009, 03:29 PM
tires are from the kit, but i had the red stripes from another model that i didnt use them on.

i think it would be alot easier to do a little bit of filling to this kit, then to cut a whole roof and what not off of the 69 hardtop kit

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