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  1. Yoda added a post in a topic Left-Hand Drive Dashboards   

    The Revell/Monogram Datsun 720 could be a starting point for an LHD dash for the Aoshima 720. The Fujimi CRX is a secondgen, the Tamiya is a firstgen; Tamiya's (recently reissued) mid 80s Civic 4-seater hatchback has an LHD dash that might get you closer.

    I did one for the Fujimi Prius but it was something of a hack job and the center console relies on painting the interior one of the lighter colors.
  2. Yoda added a post in a topic Cars that SHOULD be in the USA   

    There's also GM's version of the same concept, the Opel Insignia Country Tourer. Theophilus Chin even photoshopped a Buick version (Regal Caballero?)

  3. Yoda added a post in a topic Cuban Chrome   

    Too bad none of the Russian companies ever tooled up a full-detail Lada 2106 in 1/25 that could donate its' running gear.
  4. Yoda added a post in a topic Pimp my Panhard - I'm Not making this up!   

    That looks awesome! Black interiors where not prototypically correct are a pet peeve of mine, and I even tend to avoid them wherever the subject had any alternative whatsoever.

    The yellow paint on the headlight "bulb" is a nice touch.
  5. Yoda added a post in a topic Obscure Kits You Never Knew Were Made...Until Now   

    If I did, it'd already be built - bone stock!
  6. Yoda added a post in a topic What iconic if slightly funky European car will we get next?   

    MkI Fiesta's a possibility, I doubt we'd get a full US version but if they kit the XR2 it'd have the round headlights. Current generation Fiesta ST, maybe - in that case maybe RoG could do the Euro version as full detail with a US five-door snapper designed in such a way to make kitbashing as easy as possible? Or they could just do a Focus ST which comes with a heaping helping of doors worldwide.

    I'd like to see a Morris Minor, too. And how about a Volvo 140 series?
  7. Yoda added a post in a topic Any ktis ideal for NYPD SUV?   

    Greenlight makes a new Escape in 1/43 and I've seen Kuga versions of it (the diecast) for the EU market, so you might be able to get one of those locally.
  8. Yoda added a post in a topic 57 Ford, as a 2nd Family Car?   

    Don't forget the extent to which Cadillac *dominated* the upper-price segment, it was a good year for Lincoln if they had a quarter of Cadillac's volume. The "two-Ford" ads were probably an attempt to open a second front on GM's share of the high-end market.
  9. Yoda added a post in a topic Corvettes and trunks   

    Nobody ever told that to the Golf GTI design team...
  10. Yoda added a post in a topic 2014 Shizuoka Hobby Show   

    I wonder if the '80 Corolla sedan's a new tool or a modified version of their '82 that's been around since that was a new car.
  11. Yoda added a post in a topic NEW UPDATE shipping out 6/1Gapp & Roush 4 door Maverick   

    I'm interested in a stock one too,
  12. Yoda added a post in a topic Holden Commodore being exported to US again   

    I'm surprised it's not a Buick, since they desperately need to stretch the brand to cover every sort of car that's premium but not fancy enough to be a Cadillac. They're did well with the Regal, but the Verano seems so "old GM" with its' ugly grille, tacked-on trunk and mandatory automatic transmission.

    A halo four-door muscle car - call it Grand National - would be just the thing to get people in to look at, say, a manual Verano hatchback whose grille fits the original Opel opening. Or a diesel Regal wagon. Or maybe they'll go straight for the new GN.
  13. Yoda added a post in a topic Temp Chat Room   

    There's also PSAB chat: http://client0.addonchat.com/chat.php?id=12510&s
  14. Yoda added a post in a topic Waiting on the London Bus?   

    It's also the way Revell's new VW bus builds up.
  15. Yoda added a post in a topic chat room Down   

    It's been down all week for me.