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#21 BMX Addicts

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:31 AM

As a Mopar fan, I can tell you that this car comes really nice! I liked!

 

 

Thanks José, I'm really liking it!!!   :) 



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:32 AM

I was eyeballing this kit at Walmart lastnight. But left it on the shelf, i have many kits to finish already lol. You're doing nice work. keep it up!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:33 AM

Thanks Jason  B)

 

 

I began toying with the engine this morning...  

 

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These are not Mopar / Chrysler factory colors, but I really like metallic finishes  :P


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:11 AM

nice !



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:32 AM

Thanks Richard, 

 

It was "down to the wire" today  ;)

 

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:56 AM

Looks great, surpasses mine in pretty much every way already. Looking forward to this, keep it up!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:57 AM

Thanks Tomo, I think your build is very nice and deserves a lot of credit as well... 

 

Engine Phase 1:  Still have to touch up a few places but right now "I'm Shaking"!!!

 

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:36 AM

Guys?...  Never done this before, any words of advice before I do something I may regret?

 

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:52 AM

Meeeeh...

 

I made a couple scratches but I think is decent overal, the rear window frame was tough!!!

 

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 08:00 AM

Thanks Jason  B)

 

 

I began toying with the engine this morning...  

 

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These are not Mopar / Chrysler factory colors, but I really like metallic finishes  :P

 

:o What is that wonderful device, and where do I acquire such whichcraft?



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 08:12 AM



 

:o What is that wonderful device, and where do I acquire such whichcraft?

 

:lol: Jason  :lol:

 

Is a Tamiya paint stand, they are very affordable and come with an extra fixture to press the chassis

 

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:06 AM

 

:lol: Jason  :lol:

 

Is a Tamiya paint stand, they are very affordable and come with an extra fixture to press the chassis

 

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This has been purchased. Thank you!



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:36 AM

 I would strongly advise you to get the Tamiya alligator clips for it,  the flat nose clips included in the kit are not very reliable.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:45 AM

Looks great so far :)



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:55 AM

Looks great so far :)

 

Thank you Tommy.

 

I usually complete the full body before assembling the chassis... In this case, the grille and the rear bumper are the last things to be assembled in the kit and according to the instructions the chassis and the body have to be joint half way through the build...  With this said, I wont be able to apply the clear coats at last without ruining the windows.

 

I guess I would have to be extra careful when the car is upside down not to ruin the decals or the finish :wacko:  



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:19 AM

On my builds I do full mock up, body work paint clear polish then foil then windows then assemble. Usually my bodies sit at least 10 days to cure up good. That's what blows my mind how you guys can do a build a week! Lol. Mine take months sometimes years

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:30 AM

Tape the Tamiya stand together.  You might find yourself holding the stand and the bottom drops off - or turn it upside down and the top (with the body) fall off.

 

Good looking you have going on.



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:40 AM

Looks good so far. I am also building this kit as the drag car right now. 

 

One thing i hope you will start doing is sanding out the mold lines on the body. Its a shame to see nice paint laid over seams like whats on the quarter panel behind the side window.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:31 PM

On my builds I do full mock up, body work paint clear polish then foil then windows then assemble. Usually my bodies sit at least 10 days to cure up good. That's what blows my mind how you guys can do a build a week! Lol. Mine take months sometimes years

 

 

I'd have to agree Fred, on the long run the models that are properly cured are meant to last forever (Others start flaking and drying after time).  

 

Seen many things in these threads, most of them (Like scratch building, or attaching and un-attaching parts, or using massive amounts of putty to alter parts) I wouldn't even know how to do it or where to start...   Probably once I burn through the hype of finding a new hobby  and my skill gets better these things will come to me.

 

 

 

Tape the Tamiya stand together.  You might find yourself holding the stand and the bottom drops off - or turn it upside down and the top (with the body) fall off.

 

Good looking you have going on.

 

Been there!!!...   :lol:

 

The stand is meant to be held from the bottom, this way you can spin it with your thumb...



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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:32 PM

Looks good so far. I am also building this kit as the drag car right now. 

 

One thing i hope you will start doing is sanding out the mold lines on the body. Its a shame to see nice paint laid over seams like whats on the quarter panel behind the side window.

 

I would love to see the Drag version...  Off to check your posts  B)

 

The body was sanded, but I honestly thought these were lines that were part of the car...  Believe me, it was really hard to sand it while trying not to remove them  :unsure:


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