Thinking of building a Petty 61 clone

Mike McGuire

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I recently picked up this 61 belvedere project car. Traded it for 73 polara CHP U code project car. Got a TON of extra 61 parts with it. I got it mainly for the extra parts.
This belvedere has had a lot of work already done to it, but is still ruff in some areas.
It's a rolling shell. I was thinking of how easy it would be to make a 42 or 43 Petty clone out it.
Not much chrome,Not much interior. To do. What do you guys think?

I vote, do it!
You live but once.
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SGT FURY

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Had a close call with my Petty clone project car.
This rotten tree fell in the middle of night. Fortunately i had a sturdy welding table in the way to break the fall of tree.
If table had not been there 61 would have been crushed.!!!

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Old Mike

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Well,Looking at the pic where Lee and Johnny are going over the wall at 175mph!! If I had a choice of the way I exit this world,it would be like that!!!!
Yup. And all while wearing little more than a helmet and a t-shirt with a pack of Luckys rolled up in the sleeve. I can still hear Chris Economaki’s voice...
 

IronMighty

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Cool concept, there was one for sale in the UK recently and I was having a similar idea. Was curious whether there were many other replicas beyond 42 & 43....sadly sold before I made the decision to buy.
 
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