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#1 SFRC

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:45 AM

The MG Worksop celebrated its 40th birthday in December 2012. The winner of their lottery received a model of this/her car.

 

This is the car that I was asked to make a miniature replica of

 

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The base model by Universal Hobbies

 

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Now cutting the roof for the Webasto sunroof

 

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Some teal blue paint

 

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The old interior

 

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New bigger doorhandles

 

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Primer on the seats

 

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:47 AM

Changing the grill

 

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Wooden dashboard

 

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Creating the folding roof bit

 

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And finally a test drive and a bit of drifting :)

 

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:57 AM

Absolutely  Beautiful model ....



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:08 AM

Very nice job!



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

What a great conversion. Very nice !



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:13 PM

Thanks all



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Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:23 PM

Very Nice!