I finished this one up and figured I would show it off. This one is a kit bashed build using the Johan 70 442 and the chassis, engine and firewall from the AMT 69 442. Also added were some decals from Fred Cady, a resin hood (maker unkown), W30 air cleaner from Modelhaus, rear spoiler from AMT 69 Hurst Olds, and resin wheels from Scale Equipment ltd.
This model represents a 70 Olds Rallye 350 Cutlass S. This car was availible for one year only and had an Olds 350 under the hood.
Thanks Dave. The spoiler is correct for these cars. The soiler also has a curve to it that is opposite to the trunk line. I really think this spoiler would look more at home if GM put them on the Buick GS and Skylark models. That is just my opinion thou.
Ah yes, I see what you did now !!! Now , can you tell me where the Olds emblem come from ? I got the hood from Modelhaus, and just picked up a set of the Cady decals not too long ago, and I too would like to build one of the Rallye 350's. I also have an early set of decals from Cady for it that didn't have alot of the pin stripes for it, so I had to find the newer set. I was working at an Olds dealership in Pennsylvania when the real cars first come out. I gotta tell you though, nobody really wanted to buy them when they first showed up. As a matter of facy, most folks that looked at them thought they were pretty guady, but it did help sell more 442's since they weren't that much more cost wise. Kinda like the "Heavy Chevy" when they come out. They were shunned and called the poor mans 442's and SS's. Today, they are pretty sought after, and rare, since most of them got converted into the more fancy rides like so many other bogus cars, or as Berrett Jackson likes to call them Recreations !!!!
Wow !!!! I can't believe that's a decal !!!! It looks like it is a raised emblem in the picture. If you have a spare one, please hang on to it for me, so you don't have to send it out. I'll catch up to you at one of the shows, or, (no this isn't a threat !!!) I might even show up at one of the club meetings. Thanks Raoul. Scotty