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Thanks Ben for the link!  I appreciate it!

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On 6/29/2020 at 6:58 AM, mrmike said:

Thanks Ben for the link!  I appreciate it!

No problems mate! Happy to help. Loving this kit and seeing everyone’s build.

Ben

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I finally got the Mustang GT4 into primer.  I'll let this dry for a bit and inspect the body and then on to Tamiya TS-4 German Grey and Tamiya TS-13 Gloss Clear.

More Mustang to come...

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I got the Mustang GT4 into four coats (two mist and two heavy) of Tamiya TS-4 German Grey and two mist coats of Tamiya TS-13 Gloss Clear. More Gloss Clearcoats are coming shortly.

More Mustang to come...

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Very nice!,Tamiya has a winner with this kit.

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Thank you Ben and Curtis!  So far, I'm loving this kit!

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I ran out of Scratch X 2.0 and went down to the auto parts store to get another bottle and they had changed the name to just Scratch X now with wax.  I ended up with Nu Finish Scratch Doctor since it doesn't have any wax in it.  Scratch Doctor doesn't seem to be as aggressive a polish as Scratch X 2.0, so I'll be using it a bit more.  

I have polished most of the body with Nu Finish Scratch Doctor.  I need to go over a few areas again. 

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All looking great so far

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Thanks Kenneth!  Just some more polishing, a bath, another coat or two of clear and then decals and final assembly.

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Keep up the good work Mike.  I too, have used Scratch X 2.0 for years.  I still have a decent amount left but thanks for the heads up.

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No problem, Tony!  We are here to help others if we can!

I got back on the Mustang GT4 todayand I added the front and rear pieces valances, grilles and lenses.  And, of course I just couldn't resist doing a mockup.  I'm liking this!

More Mustang to come...

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Thanks John and Rob!

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Looking very nice! I better hook into mine while I’ve got a couple of days off.

Ben

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Go for it Ben!  It's a great kit!

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The Ford Mustang GT4 is coming along!  I am having a little difficulty with the nose spoilers and installing them.  The taillights were painted and I messed them up bad when I tried to paint the black borders around them.  I put them into a container of 91% alcohol and removed the paint.  I'll try again, hopefully with better luck this time.  

More Mustang to come...

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I’m curious to see how the tail lights get done by you and others. It’s really the only part of the kit they could’ve improved apart from having a full detailed engine bay.

 

Ben

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Posted (edited)

That is where I am stuck at the moment.  I have painted the wrong side of the taillights, plus I had removed them from the parts sprue as well.  Which side is out?  I've made a real mess out of the taillights and I am hoping to redeem myself here.  Arrgh!!!

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Having messed up the taillights, I stripped the paint once again and will repainted them on the correct side.  I was able to sort out which taillight goes where using chrome sprue D.  Now to carefully paint the taillights!

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I have one of these coming, so I'm watching every thread I can on getting them right.  Taillights seems to be a common part that causes confusion.   I'll let you take the lead.  lol  I use red sharpie on about all my taillights now.  So if they are red on both sides, should work?  

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I'm just trying to get the taillights right.  I suppose it doesn't really matter if one or both sides are paint red.  I'm just amazed by the complex molding of the taillights and baffled by how others can paint them up and make them look so perfect!

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It's still all looking good to me, I'm sure you will sort the tail lights out.

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