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#1 Scottnkat

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:49 AM

Here's my Firebird 400 all finished.  I added flocking to the interior floor and door panels, I wired the engine, and sprayed the car in Wet & Wild Under My Spell nailpolish.  I also tried my hand at using decals for the redline tires - I can use some more experience with this as I kinda stunk. 

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Here's the interior

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and the engine

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one final pic

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#2 Mike 1017

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:53 AM

Nice work. The Red Lines look good to me



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 06:30 AM

Nice.



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 06:33 AM

Nice Build. Red lines look good to me too.



#5 rrenz

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 06:55 AM

Nice. I just built two of these. Those tire decals are a major pain for sure but look great.



#6 Chris White

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 07:42 AM

Beautiful build, love the red lines



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:30 AM

Cool it looks like a hot wheel

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:47 AM

Nice work, but pink plug wires?

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 09:46 AM

Nice bird, don't think I have ever seen one in this color before looks pretty good like that.



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 02:56 PM

Very nice build...



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 04:47 PM

very nice



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 06:06 PM

The interior shot looks almost 1:1. How did you do the steering wheel? Looks almost like wood.



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 01:10 AM

Real NICE!!  :D 



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 04:05 AM

Thanks, guys. 

 

The plug wires were actually a purple color that looked like it would go with the nailpolish color when the nailpolish was still in the bottles.  The body ended up darker than I thought it would, but I liked it.  Unfortunately, the engine had already been done by that point, so I was stuck with that wire color. 

 

The woodgrain on the inside was painted with Testors dark brown, then I drybrushed tan on and used a paper towel to wipe most off - it leaves some streaks, but it's not overly done.   When that was done, I used a quick wash of thinned down black, then coated it in Pledge for the shine. 

 

...and yeah, my son calls this my Hot Wheels model. 



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 04:15 AM

Good looking SHINY :) :) :) build.



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 03:07 PM

Looks awesome! Did you bmf the trim around the windows?



#17 Scottnkat

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 05:17 PM

Thanks.  Yes, I did. 



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Posted 06 November 2013 - 02:16 AM

Scott nice work on the Firebird.

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 02:18 AM

Good job Scott!