MPC MODEL KING WILD BILL SHREWSBERRY L.A. DART KIT 1/25

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 28, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

MPC MODEL KING WILD BILL SHREWSBERRY L.A. DART KIT 1/25

THIS IS AN OLD MPC KIT RELEASED BY MODEL KING OF THE ORIGINAL WILD BILL SHREWSBERRYS FAMOUS REAR ENGINED "L. A. DART" IN 1/25TH SCALE.

THIS RED AND WHITE HEMI POWERED DART WAS SEEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN EXHIBITIONS AND QUITE A FEW TIMES STANDING AT THE STARTING LINE NEXT TO THE LITTLE RED WAGON. BOTH OF THESE FAMOUS WHEELSTANDERS WOULD PLEASE CROWDS BY GOING DOWN THE ENTIRE 1320 ON THEIR REAR WHEELS. IT WAS ALWAYS EXCITING TO SEE WHO WOULD DROP THE FRONT END DOWN FIRST AND MANY MANY TIMES THEY BOTH FLEW THROUGH THE TRAPS AND WAY BEYOND STILL UP IN THE AIR!

THIS DART WAS SOMETHING TO BEHOLD WITH THE BIG HEMI SITTING IN THE TRUNK WITH THOSE EXHAUST PIPES STICKING UP IN THE AIR!

THIS KIT HAD BEEN RELEASED THROUGH THE YEARS AS THE "HEMI HUNTER" AND OTHER NAMES BUT THIS MODEL KING RELEASE HAS BROUGHT IT BACK IN THE ORIGINAL L. A. DART VERSION! THESE ARE HARD TO LOCATE AND THIS ONE HAS THE COOL AFTERMARKET DECALS AS A BONUS!

THIS KIT ALSO HAS A BONUS INSIDE AS WE REMOVED THE DECALS SUPPLIED WITH THE KIT AND THREW IN THE BETTER SET OF SEAN SVENDSEN AFTEMARKET DECALS WITH THE GOLD METALLIC NAME! THESE DECALS MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE AFTER THE KIT IS BUILT! CHECK OUT THE PICTURES AS WE PUT A LEFTOVER PIECE OF THE STOCK SUPPLED DECAL NEXT TO
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