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Testors Ferrari 288 GTO. The body has a lot of sink marks. Actually the whole kit has sinkmarks. On the other hand, the kit seems correct. Just painted the body . Put details on it. So far so good. Hope you like. 

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Man after my heart!  I have two of the Fujimi kits, and have those same aftermarket emblems, slightly different photo-etch.  Look forward to you getting this done!

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Thank you gum ball and 89AKurt. Will try my best. 

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Looking great. Will be watching how it all comes together.

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Thank you guys. Did some painting today. 

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Looking good, especially clean work on the black around the windows.

Did you open up all those gills, or does the kit come that way?

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Sir Ace, the grills are open. The kit is pretty good, but it has sinkmarks in the body. Scratch built the deck lid hinge. The red plastic was bleeding thru the primer so I used one choice ppg automotive primer. Held it down. I’m not going to get carried away with the build. Pretty much out of box with the exception of the body detail.Bought the kit at a swap meet for $5. They are pretty cheap. 

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Lookin' very sharp. Is this a good kit? I have been interested in one for a while myself.

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Excellent work and some really nice clean upgrade work going on:D

Definitely worth following along B)

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Thank you guys, and CptTuttle the kit is ok. A lot of sinkmarks, in the spoiler on the body, dash , seats, rear engine cradle, and the air intakes. The stance is too high, so adjustment is required. But the dimensions seem good and I bought the kit real cheap. $5. Doing the engine next . The interior seams to go together well, after you fix the sinkmarks. The test will be mating the body to the chassis. 

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Wheels are a little rough but I’m going to use them. The whole kit is rough. A lot of modeling needed.

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Set the chassis with the interior tub into the body. Since I built the deck lid to open and close I had to check the fit to the interior tub. So far it’s good. 

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Not going to get carried away with detail. No brake hoses, engine spark plug wires etc because you do not see them. My next build is a mfh 1/12 Porsche 917/30 can am car and that will have plenty of detail to deal with. This is just a casual build . Nothing serious. 

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Here is the motor.  There is a big plate that fits over this and hides most of it. The turbos , intercoolers and intakes are bigger than the motor

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Engine installed. Plumbing was a pain. The hinge assembly clears everything. EA6184D2-9F67-400E-8589-DFE2C2518B37.thumb.jpeg.8fe76d1ecf1f97dd67c8f38809e73515.jpegB4743517-6CB9-4157-8780-CF168DEBD215.thumb.jpeg.fcc1e622707997adc138fa3f52e98129.jpeg

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Looks beautiful so far!

These are my second favorite Ferrari of all time, only behind the legendary F-40. 

B)

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Wow this blows anything I can do right out of the water!

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Thank you guys for the great comments. Here it sits on its stance. The body still needs the pininfarina emblem. The lower intake needs to be black. So far it’s good. But a lot can happen on the way to the finish line. 

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