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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 3rd, 12, 8:13 PM Thread Starter
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1968 BM Clone

Hi all, Im building a 1968 baldwin motion clone chevelle. I was wondering if anyone has any info and pics that would help, with my build. I think i have about all the pics of the web that I can get. Thanks
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 4th, 12, 4:09 PM
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Re: 1968 BM Clone

There was a black 1968 Motion Chevelle in the old 1968 magazine and was a 1968 Motion Chevelle race car which I think are both the same car.
Has mag wheels, a hood scoop, and hood tach, and 67 Corvette side pipes.

There is a nice Ertl diecast made of the car from an original picture
I think this car in the magazine is the same 68 Motion Chevelle that was built by Motion as a race car. The magazine picture may have been taken before the race car paint job was done. (unless there were 2 black 68 Motion Chevelles but I don't think so)

The 68 Motion Chevelle Ertl diecast of a black 68 Motion Chevelle race car was made from pictures of a real car. This car was built for an overseas Motion customer.
Joel used to work with Ertl to make the diecast Motion cars from real Motion car pictures.

Joel gave me a signed picture of the black 68 Motion Chevelle race car. This picture looks weird because it is a picture that Ertl enlarged from a original picture that Joel gave them to work with.

here is a picture of the photo Joel gave me and the 68 Motion Chevelle Ertl.
Both are signed by Mr Motion


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Re: 1968 BM Clone

hey joe! are the rear tires inglewoods? back then my car had prowlers both street"cheaters". any sources on those tires? have that issue somewhere. joe
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old May 4th, 12, 7:21 PM Thread Starter
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Re: 1968 BM Clone

Joe, Thats awesome, I allready have those pictures. Thats what i am hoping to build. Any other pictures or info on the car would be helpful. Alex
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Re: 1968 BM Clone

Joe,The 68/69 Motion StreetRacer with the Tunnel Ram and the Big Hood scoop was a Automatic car.It mentions in the article that Joel was trying to get him to turn it into a 4 speed car.Owners last name was Baines..
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