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April 2013
Volume 34

April 2013
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Scale Auto magazine covers the entire model car hobby. Each issue provides you with expert how to tips to help you easily build and customize muscle cars, street rods, stock cars and more. You'll receive objective and accurate reviews to help you find models worth your time and money. Whether you're a builder or a collector, this magazine is for you!
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Features
Build a mild custom Chrylser 300
By Bob Downie
Part 1: Bodywork
Easy modifications to the Moebius kit give a unique look
pg. 14
How to detail a chassis
By Clay Kemp
Make it look as good underneath as it does on top
pg. 19
Tips for a great paint job
By Marcos Cruz
Get a pro-quality finish with patience and good technique
pg. 22
Advanced faded paint and masking techniques
By Tim Boyd
More wild paint schemes – using spray-can paint
pg. 26
Foiling basics
By Dave Thibodeau
How to make foil trim look great and stay put
pg. 32
How to detail carburetors
By Mark Batson
Easy upgrades that are fun to do
pg. 34
Simple resin casting
By Bob Downie
How to make replacement parts or spares for personal use
pg. 36
How to build a timeless 1948 Ford street rod
By Tim Boyd
It's lowered, dechromed, and mildly customized
pg. 40
NNL South 2012
By Jim Haught

Smyrna, Georgia • November 10, 2012

pg. 44
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