The model is sprayed with automotive lacquers and the pinstriping painted totally freehand, as any masking technique I tried was less than useful on the complex curves and corners. Decals were purchased from John F. Green and the tires were robbed from a "Dukes Of Hazzard" General Lee kit. The window frames and other chrome trim was covered with Bare Metal Foil.
If you want to get one of these kits, you can write to:
because of licensing issues, you must use the term "Caped Custom",
Another kit is also available from Magnetic Models. Although I have not yet built this kit, I have one in my possession which, at this writing, is to be built for another customer. The Magnetic Models kit appears to be of even better quality than the Caped Custom, and is more detailed with cast metal parts and steerable front wheels.
It seems that the links I once had to
the Magnetic models web site have become obsolete, and I'm also not
sure if Phantom Creations still makes these or not. Therefore, please
don't email me about these issues, as I know not where you can get
these models at this time. I don't know any more than what is written
above. If you know where these sites are at this time, please let me know and I will update the
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