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A tale of two Clodbuster bodies

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I built the original 58065 Clodbuster back in '87. Later I bought a Parma lexan body. I designed and painted the lexan body to pay tribute to Japan King of the monsters "Godzilla".

Here is my '87 Clodbuster. Painted with Testor Ruby red under coated metallic gold. I like it stock with minimum hop up and after market parts. I even fabricate some of the parts myself.

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I fabricate the anti rotation bracket, side step nerf bar, front axle guard and the gear case and axle underguard.

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Please check out Part 2 King of the monsters "Godzilla" in this post reply #3. :)

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Very nice paint job on your clod, the gold underneath really makes it pop.

i have used candy paint with different silver paint but i think i will need to try it with gold next.

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Up next is King of the monsters "Godzilla." This is one of a kind custom paint job. I painted the lexan body with Engine Color brand RC paint from Japan in metallic red and metallic yellow gold. I added a Parma Hemi engine, designed the flame graphics and hand cut the mask. It was then masked and painted inside the lexan body. It was not a simple decal job on a car body. I also designed all the graphics, did the decals and pin striping.

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Graphics in detail.

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Flame work layout, decal artwork, hand cut vinyl lettering and Engine color from Japan. Engine color goes on smooth and sticks to lexan like skin and fuel proof.

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I love the engine wiring on the Godzilla version! Takes me back to the days when my uncle was still building plastic car models; he was particularly proficient at wiring and plumbing the engines...

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Shame you did not feature a build thread on Clodtalk.com you would have won the july truck of the month competition!

Awesome paintjob :)

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Shame you did not feature a build thread on Clodtalk.com you would have won the july truck of the month competition!

Awesome paintjob :)

It's just the timing. I might re-enter later this year.

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Wow, great build bud. I like both bodies, but the Godzilla body is amazing. Really well done. It's tough to pull off a complex paint scheme on lexan. Simply fantastic.

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Clods are just not for me. But who can say no to the big V8 and the man size spoiler.

It just shows that even your moher-in-law can be made attractive.:-D

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Love the engine,fantastic detail,I'm almost tempted to customise my original clod...almost.

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The Parma engine is amazing. And the finish of that body, although a lexan one, is truly FANTASTIC!

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