Eh Holden CoupeHot 2 door
Posted 24 December 2011 - 03:17 PM
It was a bit hot in the shed today 48c ..... you should have seen it this morning
Posted 24 December 2011 - 03:19 PM
Posted 24 December 2011 - 06:00 PM
All that aside, it's great to see that someone is making these Aussie icons. Even if it is in 1:24. Good on 'em
Now to the picky bit. The roofline shouldn't round off like that. It should be bold and boxy.
But that's the only whinge I've got.
Edited by Ember, 24 December 2011 - 06:02 PM.
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Posted 24 December 2011 - 07:27 PM
I might have to grab one if it is
Posted 24 December 2011 - 11:10 PM
I like the old holdens as well but why go to so much trouble makin a 1:1 EH 2 door ? I would just look for a 64 Chevy coupe myself
Edited by BMR, 24 December 2011 - 11:13 PM.
Posted 25 December 2011 - 07:40 PM
Posted 25 December 2011 - 08:20 PM
Unfortunately Holden in their wisdom didnt think us Aussies needed coupes until 1968 , Ford gave us a coupe XM falcon in 1965 from memory or XP model in 64 ? cant recall the exact years - do a google search you will find them .
Some well healed ( cashed up ) Aussies could have enjoyed "imported" two door cars and even rag top ( soft top roof ) cars in the 1920s , 30s , 40s , 50s and 60s from various manufacturers but in general most of our Dads or grand dads would have bought locally produced Holdens , Fords and Valiants with very short options lists to choose from , but the local aussie cars did all have 4 air conditioners in them ......they rolled down the windows
ps if your keen to have one of these bodies you could try contacting Thunderbirds raceway via the auslot home page ( T Birds sell MJK kits ) or google MJK engineering in South Australia , Keith may make extra bodies ? I dont think it was intended as a production thing just something Keith felt like doing for fun as far as I know
Edited by BMR, 25 December 2011 - 08:26 PM.
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