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Nickies
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We collect models of our dreams but how many of you guys ever thought about what we drive everyday? Just 1/43 scale for for the purpose of the game. 

I just mean no Classics here but just the daily drivers. This should be fun and challenging. 

Lets open the challenge models to up to 20 years ago.


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Frank Reed
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these models represent my previous and current daily driver.  

2006 Corvette (New Ray) (I drove a 2007)

2014 Corvette (Spark) (I drive a 2016)

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Frank Reed
Chesapeake, VA


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David Knight
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I drive a 2014 Subaru Forester. Here it is with my matching Forester in 1:43 by Premium X.

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David Knight
Richmond, Virginia. USA


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Rick Thompson
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Yes, I started doing this a number of years ago.  So far I've accumulated models of my 1:1 Corvairs (Monza convertibles and coupes, '65-'67, and a '65 Corsa hardtop), my '58 MGA Fixed-Head Coupe, three MGB '71-'72 roadsters, my '69 Camaro Z-28 in silver with black stripes, three BMW 3-Series cars from the 1990s, a Mercedes-Benz sedan from 2007, and a Ford Fusion sedan in silver from just a few years ago.   All but the MGA FHC are in the same colors as my 1:1 daily driver.   There are a few more out there which are available, like the '76 Mercury Capri and a Chevy II Nova, but I haven't picked them up yet.  All of the cars were daily drivers when I owned them, except for the last Corvair convertible which was show-quality when I owned it in 2004-2008 and only drove it for club events, shows, etc.


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John Kuvakas
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I had a Maverick Grabber. Premium X made one just like it. 

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John Kuvakas
Warrenton, VA


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Jack Dodds
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Posted by: @jkuvakas

I had a Maverick Grabber. Premium X made one just like it. 

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This is a nice one John, but no faux dual exhaust and badging!  Wink  


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@jack-dodds, I'm thinking of modifying my model to match The Legend!

John Kuvakas
Warrenton, VA


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Larry kemling
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Further back than 20 yrs ago but I do have 2 so far Danbury mint 49 Olds coupe and a Franklin mint 57 Ford Skyliner Retractable.


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Posted by: @jkuvakas

I had a Maverick Grabber.

John, did that come factory with a 5.0L 302?


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John Kuvakas
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@ben-lampson, no, but I pretended it did. I put Shelby Cobra decals on it and used tubing to make it look like it had dual exhausts. I even let off the gas while I was accelerating to make it look like I was shifting. I was the scourge of Main St...for about 3 days. No one was fooled...but, hey...I was having a blast!

John Kuvakas
Warrenton, VA


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Jack Dodds
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Hahaha....great teenage memories JK!


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David Green
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Here is my Audi A6 along with the Schuco version.

 

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Posted by: @jkuvakas

@ben-lampson, no, but I pretended it did. I put Shelby Cobra decals on it and used tubing to make it look like it had dual exhausts. I even let off the gas while I was accelerating to make it look like I was shifting. I was the scourge of Main St...for about 3 days. No one was fooled...but, hey...I was having a blast!

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Similar story, I had a 68 Charger (in 1972), automatic on the column and 318 under the hood, got my doors blown off by a 440 R/T; but I looked cool.  

Frank Reed
Chesapeake, VA


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Harv Goranson
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This is as close as I come to my 2008 Carrera. I have plans to convert it, along with another donor, to my car with full aerokit trim Someday maybe.. 

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Haven't found an Outback in dark blue like our 2018. There have been other colors but I keep hoping.

Predecessors included a 2000 S-Type, 2000 Miata, and a 2008 Caddy SRX. Haven't found, nor looked too hard, for the SRX, and had to settle for a 1/24 Welly Jag and a Johnny Lightning 1/64-ish Miata. But the colors were right.

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Ed Davis
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I have to go back more than 20 years.  My only 1/43 scale model of one of my daily drivers is a Datsun 240Z.  The 1:1 scale was a 1972.  The Oxford diecast model is one showing the UK version from 1970 to 1972.  Besides location of steering wheel, there are a few trim differences between US and UK versions.  The 1:1 was definitely a daily driver, being driven through sub-zero weather, 90 degrees plus summer days, snow storms, etc.

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I think the photo of the real car is from 1975.

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Ed Davis
Inverness, Illinois, USA


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