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OK some fiddly bits this morning...

Mocked up a gearbox...
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Then made a roll cage basic frame, hopefully I measured twice and cut once when I try and put it in.
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Just sprayed the wheels, chair and nos chamber black in prep. The car is ready for its first of many yellow coats along with the interior.
 
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That's an insane level of detail! I had to look twice to find the gearstick in the pic. :ROFLMAO:
 

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That's an insane level of detail! I had to look twice to find the gearstick in the pic. :ROFLMAO:
Yeah this one's got some detail in it lol you had to look twice to see it... I've got to glue it to the box under and paint it lol
 
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Did some tiny bits on the tyres... Bit of white paint and a steady hand, also a mock up of the rear wheel arches
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Blimey, that must be near impossible on 1.43 scale tyres? Well done. (y)
Let's say I didn't breathe or blink during the whole thing... The racemaster bits I think may need touching up as they're harder due to being smaller than the MH and the letters are not ideal haha
 

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Nice and early start today... Got some intricate stuff to paint and glue in the rear wheel sections.

First the housing for the suspension etc they seem to fit OK may need holding in to glue but other than that I'm happy.
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Now the fun bit... Suspension, to give you an idea this is the size of the spring I've got to hold and paint 3 times for each side lol
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Then onto each end of the spring I need to paint and glue together and somehow attach to the wheel and car without gluing myself to it...
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So a few tiny bits done today...

Attached the speedo thing to the steering wheel (needs painting black again), then added some rear bars on the roll cage.
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Mocked a front bit of plastic to cover the bottom of the front bumper
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Attached the exhaust to the bonnet
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Painted the rear windows with a thicker black line to match the pics
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Glued 3 rear springs before painting as the paint makes it tough to glue in place... Good job I only need 2...
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So a few tiny bits done today...

Attached the speedo thing to the steering wheel (needs painting black again), then added some rear bars on the roll cage.
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Mocked a front bit of plastic to cover the bottom of the front bumper
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Attached the exhaust to the bonnet
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Painted the rear windows with a thicker black line to match the pics
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Glued 3 rear springs before painting as the paint makes it tough to glue in place... Good job I only need 2...
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You’ve definitely got a talent for this pal. Keep up the great work.


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Got the rear numberplate delivered... I've got a few goes at getting it right haha
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Finally got a supplier for my decals so they should be with me in a few weeks. Got a week off soon so hopefully get this finished!
 

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Who is doing the decals? I'm still looking for a decent supplier for my BTCC/WTCC Leon collection.
 
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