How to make the tru...
 
Notifications
Clear all

How to make the trunk open in 1966 Chevy Nova and other Ertl diecast Video


john3976
(@john3976)
Reputable Member
Joined: 10 months ago
Posts: 429
Topic starter  

Here is a video showing you how to make the trunk open on Ertl diecast, it is just two plastic pins that they wedge between the unshaped hinge and the body, this keeps the trunk from opening, Just remove the chassis, and push out the two push pins and the trunk is now operational. 

 


Quote
Topic Tags
john3976
(@john3976)
Reputable Member
Joined: 10 months ago
Posts: 429
Topic starter  

Note, if you lose audio while the video plays just move the play bar back a little bit and the audio will come back, you might have to do this a couple of times but that will get the auto working again. 

This post was modified 2 months ago by john3976

ReplyQuote
Josh
 Josh
(@josh)
Reputable Member
Joined: 12 months ago
Posts: 333
 

Very neat but it's hard to understand why would the manufacture do that?

Joshua J. Shy


ReplyQuote
Christopher Moroni
(@chris)
Reputable Member
Joined: 25 years ago
Posts: 287
 

Very informative vid. I've performed this "operation" several times myself. Many Ertl's (mostly the non-hobby editions) have a "closed" but not sealed trunk. One can easily fix that. I've also cut open (and added hinges) many "molded shut" trunks.  I love a good trunk! Cool  


ReplyQuote
Share: