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What if Roadkill built a Lamborghini Countach with a Toronado transaxle and a twin-turbo 426 hemi mounted over the rear wheels?  This is my take on it.

I picked up a bunch of Countach's in a package deal on eBay.  This one was missing the drivetrain and the front and rear bumpers, so I had to improvise.

Paint is nail polish with Testors (ugh) clear lacquer, which dries rock hard with a lot of orange peel and is a pain to polish. If anyone can recommend a good clear that goes with nail polish, I'm listening...  Hope you like the car.  

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My first try at scratchbuilding a set of headers.  I used aluminum welding wire.  They came out OK, but it was extremely hard to make them match, especially in an area where they are highly visible.

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Other scratch built items are the turbos, turbo plumbing, ice box and parachute/wing mount.

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Also my first time using 3d printed parts which I made with my Anycubic Photon S.  The valve covers, intake manifold, turbo exhaust outlets, and intake "hat" are all 3d printed.

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Lambo's are rubbish anyway. Close up and in the real world they are a bit less than well conceived and built. At least those of the Countach era. No tears shed here.

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That’s freaking wild! It’d be a brave soul who’d get behind the wheel of that beast.

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That's just sooo wrong, but absolutely creative and executed very well!

Looks like something Jesse James and Monster Garage would have done - but they wouldn't have done such neat work with it.

Great job, let's see some more wild stuff like this!!

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