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Dick Johnson Zupps Torana


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#1 Vinno

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Posted 29 October 2017 - 07:06 PM

I have been meaning to put up some pictures of the Munter resin Torana body completed and wanted to do something a little different to the norm. I semi finished the car around 6 months ago and planned to put up some pictures but as usual life got in the way. Anyway I was at the Muscle Car Masters yesterday and there she was in all her glory. Being a Ford fan Dick is one of my favourites and when Munter made some resin Torries I had to grab a couple. As Dick ran one I had to do it also. Luckily Patto makes the decals so I picked the 1973 improved production version so I could keep it looking correct with a set of slicks all round.

The chassis is a MRRC aluminium version and the wheels Slot.it 14X8 from the Ferrari 312 and Alfa 33 fronts. They are spot on and fit the car perfectly. I found the Alfa 33 inserts to be about as close to the wheels Dick used on the Torana in 73 as I could find.

From what I can tell in my Dick Johnson books the colour scheme on his clothing is about right. Below are a few pics, from the Muscle Car Masters and the resin version.

Munter you cast up a great body and it goes very well with a 16K MRRC slimline motor.

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 06:58 AM

That looks awesome Vinno. Didn't know he ran a Torana.

I like the open window too ...
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Posted 30 October 2017 - 11:13 AM

Very nice work there.
Well done.
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Posted 30 October 2017 - 11:54 AM

awesome I love it
yellow and black livery is my favorite and it's on a Holden which makes it even better
well done
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Posted 31 October 2017 - 05:41 PM

Nice one Vince
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