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@moparpep Thomas Pepe

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Retired NYC Police Officer. Retired to Pennsylvania. Always a hot rod buff and builder. Mopar fan since 1975 and owning many muscle cars since. I have restored my 72 Dodge Demon to show quality. Also restored my 1972 Chrysler Sport Satellite 15′ runabout boat with it’s original Chrysler 55 hp Outboard the same way. Most of my models are all Chrysler products and detailed pretty much to factory stock specs. Awesome projects on this site. I’m gonna love it!

Monogram’s 1/24 Scale 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Super Bird

Another one of my favorite Chrysler products. This kit was kit bashed with Monogram's 1969 Dodge Super Bee. The Super Bird kit was way off in detail in certain areas. I used the engine bay, chassis, suspension, rear axle, engine, exhaust (muf[...]

REPOP Resin 1/25 Scale 1971-72 Dodge Demon

Don't remember where I purchased this resin body and hood from. Has to be the worst resin kit I have ever worked with. I had to build it because it is a replica of my 1972 Dodge Demon that I have restored myself. The kit ad so many imperfecti[...]

Modelhaus Resin 1/25 Scale 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

This resin body at the time (1996) was the only 69 Dodge Charger available. This model was kit bashed with the AMT 1970 Dodge Super bee and the AMT 1969 Plymouth GTX kits. Tires and rims, engine bay, steering wheel, complete under carriage sus[...]

Monogram’s 1/24 scale “Snap Together” Chevrolet Police Cruiser

Just before I retired from NYPD in 1995 I built this NYPD "Bubble" Chevrolet RMP (Radio Mobile Patrol) kit. I custom mixed the blue department colors using Testor's small bottle enamel paints. I airbrushed the colors and used Testor's enamel c[...]

Monogram’s 1/24 Scale 1966 Ford Shelby GT350H

Started to build this kit about 15 years ago. Never completed due to the horrible stock decals associated with this kit! I painted this Shelby black lacquer and masked off the black and painted the gold stripes with lacquer. Was wet sanded th[...]

AMT 1/25 scale 1971 Dodge Charger R/T Kit

Long story behind this kit!! My best friend Marshall Smith who owned a Restored 1971 Dodge Charger SE. His Charger was authenticated by Gailen Govier as to be 1 of 7 built in 1971. Charger SE was a luxury style Charger with a leather interior[...]

Monogram’s 1/48 German Me 262

I built model diorama for my brother-in-law John as a Christmas gift in 1987. All stock out of the box with attention to paint and airbrush details. Base was constructed with sand gravel and static grass with shaded concrete colors. Base weather[...]

Monogram’s 1/24 scale 1970 Plymouth AAR Cuda

Pretty much stock out of the box. Had to reshape side window opening and replace drip rail. Kit was way off. Used airbrushed automotive lacquer PPG EV2 "Hemi Orange" paint. Three coats of Testors Clear Coat Lacquer. Wet sanded with 2,000 g[...]