AMT Ford Fairlane kit.
built stock and painted with an automotive metallic blue
paint over grey primer, with a more modern light gray interior
color. I used Testors clearcoat as a final top coat.
first car in 1976 was a 1967 Fairlane, so I am really partial
to these cars. (Mine had a 289).
kit is available in two versions, a GTA 390 version and
a 427 example.
kits / cars have different hoods among other parts. The
427 version has dog dish hubcaps, and the GTA and 427 each
had specific hoods.
the two kits are the same except for the special 427 parts.
kits are good, though I always thought they could be improved
with better tires. The rims are perfect in each case. The
front end can be an issue when attaching the body to the
chassis. Trying to get them together with a flush fit can
sometimes be trial an error. If not done right, the front
end will sit high. Mkae sure the dashboard is in the correct
place or it can hamper final assembly.
being a street machine, I used any HIPO engine parts, and
gave the chassis a generic used look, but on a car that's
been totally repainted.