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Finally had a little bit of time to get some decent work done.

-Photo 1; I detailed the oil cooler.

-Photo 2; Notice how the excess of superglue to adhere the wire around the blower duct helps create a more realistic look.

   I'm almost ready to post another update with the wiring done.

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9 hours ago, Mattilacken said:

Looks good Dan! Keep it up!

Thanks, Bud!, i should have a pretty decent update later today!

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Youve not lost your touch, looks great mate 👍

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On 9/28/2020 at 1:11 PM, fizi said:

Youve not lost your touch, looks great mate 👍

Much appreciated, Bud!...its Great to hear from you again!

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1 hour ago, Spottedlaurel said:

Your excellent work on this continues! All these changes and attention to detail are very effective.

Thanks alot, Bud!....i got back into the zone yesterday, and i'm almost done with the wiring harnesses. I'm gonna try to install them, and post photos some time today....thanks for following!

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This is looking great !  Did someone just  say Pantera ? 😀

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55 minutes ago, cobraman said:

This is looking great !  Did someone just  say Pantera ? 😀

LOL...thanks, Bud!...guess i better get back to that Pantera, lol

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Hey, everyone!, it looks like the bonnet compartment is done for now, all the rest of the details can, or will be added after the body is put on.....time to get back to the engine area!

-Photo 2&3; If you are familiar with this kit, then you know that these areas lacked realistic details, so i fixed it with styrene bolts.

-Photo 4; here is the SB climate control valve unit tucked in.

 

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Took a while catching up with this one - just mind blowing!! 😲 I kept finding myself laughing because it's beyond anything I could imagine. Twice the normal size & twice the inspiration!

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Looking great bud! Your details really makes the model come alive! 

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As always Dann, your work is extraordinary! Can't wait to see this completed. Between this and Kong's amazing targa version, I am now looking for a Countach kit. I shouldn't visit these sites as they are a constant source of funds loss ;)

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On 10/3/2020 at 4:23 AM, Pete75 said:

Took a while catching up with this one - just mind blowing!! 😲 I kept finding myself laughing because it's beyond anything I could imagine. Twice the normal size & twice the inspiration!

LOL....thanks alot, Bud....i'm glad you're enjoying it!

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On 10/3/2020 at 6:44 AM, Mattilacken said:

Looking great bud! Your details really makes the model come alive! 

Much appreciated, Bud!!!

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On 10/3/2020 at 8:24 PM, Madhatter said:

As always Dann, your work is extraordinary! Can't wait to see this completed. Between this and Kong's amazing targa version, I am now looking for a Countach kit. I shouldn't visit these sites as they are a constant source of funds loss ;)

Thanks, Bud!, i cant beleive how much these kits are selling for -i've seen a couple here for around $1, 700.00!....they can be found for $350 or so once in a while. If it wasnt for a friend giving this one to me, i wouldnt be able to get one.

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Hey, everyone!, i was gonna get back to the engine, but now i have this urge to work on the brakes, and finish the wheels so that i can attach them. I have o pretty decent update coming later today, but heres a small one concerning the front end. Most people use the tie-down straps for their spare tyres -not me, i wanted something different, so i went the mounting bracket way.

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On 11/13/2020 at 1:52 AM, Mattilacken said:

Nice detail! Will look good under there! 

Thanks, Bud!....i have a great update to post soon!

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After i clean up all these bits, i can paint, and attach them!! Its amazing what low-tech styrene can accomplish...stock, 80's kit caliper on the far left, and my SB bits for the rest. Like the rest of the build, i upgraded the braking system with 3-pot...carbon ceramic HP bits.

-Photo 1; Front brakes, and mocked up lines. I also came up with a way that allows me to take the wheels on, and off while i continue to detail things.

-Photo 2; Like above; stock 80's calipers far left.

-Photo 3-8; I couldnt resist a mockup, lol.

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Sweet. Glad you're back on it mate. Now THAT'S a set of brakes!😄

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19 hours ago, Pete75 said:

Sweet. Glad you're back on it mate. Now THAT'S a set of brakes!😄

Lol...thanks, Bud!....i'm not gonna lie, it wasnt fun making them....took a loooong time too much.

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12 hours ago, Mattilacken said:

Great progress on this one Dan! Looks verry good!

Thanks alot, Bud!...i'm really looking forward to the painting process of these bits!

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