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I’ve been wanting to build up my Beetle collection a little, and I hadn’t built the current Revell ‘68 kit yet; concept was ‘what if the Cal-look trend happened on the EAST coast instead?’.  

Went with some Porsche 356-inspired wheels, cut the roof open, painted some subtle graphics to hide under a Createx candy paint job, added some flake and pearl and pure-white bumpers for the same reason people like showing off perfect white sneakers on the dirty subway platform 🤪

It all made sense in MY head anyway 😂

Had fun building this one - I’ve actually got a bunch of ideas for these that I’d like to do but wanted a relatively simple build to learn about this kit.  I was actually impressed with about everything about how it goes together except the weird 2-layer engine they came up with - the top half is assembled separately from the bottom half and then they mount above and behind the chassis plate.  Weird, and doesn’t look very realistic if you want to show the engine off.

Anyhoo - some finished pics - thanks for looking!











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