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MoPar Monday - Triple Black 'Cuda

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted a Mopar Monday, and it feels good to be back. Our subject is this sinister black Plymouth Cuda from Greenlight’s Black Bandit series.

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Getting any piece from Greenlight isn’t easy as they aren’t easily available in my region, and thanks to my most recent HWEP with Mr. ZTP, I was able to score this. Been wanting a ‘Cuda from GL for a long time, this Black Bandit series piece just takes the cake.

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For such a beautiful car, Greenlight let it down with some jarring flaws. Wheels make up 50% of a car model, the misalignment of the paint on the wheel spokes stands out too much, cheapening the looks of what is supposedly a premium diecast car. I believe ZTP paid more than $3 for this piece, c’mon show us the quality we know Greenlight for!

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Fortunately, that can be rectified easily by removing the wheels and spray them entirely in black. What isn’t an easy fix would be the front and rear windscreen - they come frosted from the factory. Why, Greenlight. Why?

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Sorry ZTP, if it sounds like I’m bashing this car and ranting away. The thing is, I really love it; it’s still an outstanding car. Seems like the Quailty Control in the factory was taking a nap when this car was being made; Greenlight is sure to lose more customers to Auto World this this goes on.

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Nonetheless, MoPar or No Car!

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Now you’ve made it to the very bottom, let me reward you with something... A teaser pic of what’s coming to LaLD this weekend.

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