Tag Archives: IMSA Flares
Park This Where The Sun DOES Shine!
It takes skill and imagination to turn the everyday into something special. This is never more true than when it comes to creating radical custom rides out of pedestrian, workaday vehicles. However, the Vannin’ crew of the ’70s figured out how to do it, and it wasn’t long until the Japanese mini pickup was targeted […]
They say you can’t get enough of a good thing. However, if good things are in short supply, then you have to turn your attention to what’s available. Thankfully, it seems that Chevy’s sporty-looking Monza 2+2 was available when it was needed! For reasons beyond current human understanding, everybody and his brother made a kit […]
Cross Border Car Bonanza!!
If happiness is where you find it, then my brother and I found it big time in Michigan a couple of weeks ago. We did a hobby shop tour, and I think we did pretty darned well. With a trunk full of vintage car model goodness, you can’t say we didn’t get our cheap American […]
Optically Loud and Vanningly Proud
Well, after a lot of hard work, the old 1/25 MPC Gold Rush show van is done! This is one of MPC’s wilder customs when it comes to vans, and it’s an IMSA-flarin, whale-tailin’ good time! As expected, it wasn’t the easiest kit, even in final assembly, but it’s worth every swear word and and […]
The Van that goes up to 11!
We all know that Street Vans have pretty much unlimited potential, and MPC set out to prove it with several of their releases. One of the lesser known of these seems to be one of the wildest: Gold Rush! This extreme Show Rod Van is a testament to a time when there was no such […]