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32 Ford Jet Rod - Hover car This was fun. I loved working on this car. At some point I had to stop adding new gadgets and stop with the weathering, and just call it complete. This turned out so much better than I had originally planned. This car went through 4 different paint schemes over the past 6 months. Red and white was my original vision, but I was afraid that the red wouldn't show well with the rust. I was wrong, it turned out great. The front turbines have a slight up/down, side to side movement. The rear side thrusters can also be moved slightly. I borrowed a lot of parts from a lot of different kits. Most notable was the front chin spoiler from a 71 Hemi Cuda that I used for the front visor. The front turbines were from a A-10 Warthog 1/44 scale kit that I got for under $7! There's a flight computer under the hood, made from a Ford Raptor navigation system. I even looked through some of my sons Gundam models and found some cool canisters that look like they hold Nitrous. They're really difficult to see, but if you look thru the "driver's" window, they're down low where the driver's right hand would be. I love adding little details that you have to search for. Great kit! Was a blast to work on. Hope you like it!