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Finished - '00 BMW Z8

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Revell's kit painted (IIRC) Testors German Silver Metallic.

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That looks great - nice work!

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Nice Beemer. How was the kit to build?

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Pretty nice, John.

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Nice Beemer. How was the kit to build?

The only "problem" and it's not really a problem was getting the finished chassis/interior into the body as the body has lots of "tumblehome". In other words, it really curves under. It's fiddly work more than anything else.

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Thanks guys! It was a fun 8 day build.

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Nice finish John! Looks just right.

Exact color scheme I want to build mine, the trademark colors for the Z8. Looks like you took the time to sand/smooth all the roughness from the body; the kit has some severe mold lines and sink marks to deal with. Someone told me that you can do some cutting on the chassis to make it fit a bit easier in final assembly, but looks like that really isn't necessary.

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Nice finish John! Looks just right.

Exact color scheme I want to build mine, the trademark colors for the Z8. Looks like you took the time to sand/smooth all the roughness from the body; the kit has some severe mold lines and sink marks to deal with. Someone told me that you can do some cutting on the chassis to make it fit a bit easier in final assembly, but looks like that really isn't necessary.

Thanks Bob! It means alot coming from you.

If I were to do another (not gonna happen BTW), I think I'd go for black like the one I found for reference on eBay Motors.

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The dark body colour really makes the interior, chrome and aluminium "pop".

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You really nailed down that interior , nice..

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John, good potential 2nd choice as IMHO the black w/black/red interior is the second-best color combo on a Z8. They're really sharp cars.

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