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78 Porsche Carrera

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This is a project I had in my head for a while and after looking

at this photos I decided to give it a try

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this is what I want to get at.

This is what I did, I had an old 935 Tamiya body laying around.

With hard massaging I think this will work.

The kit I am working on is the Revell Germany 78 Carrera.

It come with engine detail, The interor needs work, but I will replace the seats and with a scratch build cage it can be a decent ride.

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I'll be looking out for this build. Good luck!

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Pretty sweet kit! Good Luck!

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Yeah, that will be a cool one. Kinda my idea of a daily driver.

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As always Danny, very cool project my man!!!!

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danny, some serious modification going on here, i like it.

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GREAT START DANNY!!!

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few photos with the bumpers. I need to work the front bumper, the front fenders and bumber don't line up as I expected

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Looking good!

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It's getting a good shape :)

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thats some insane body work. keep it going man, theres a lot of potential. :D

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Quite an undertaking! I'll be sure to stop by and check this one out! Sawwwweeeet!

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all finished with the boby work,...now is ready for the first coat of white paint.

also started to do some work on the interior. basic stuff like getting rid of the back seat

and had to add panels because with the new quater panes I installed you could

see thru that big gap, the inside of the car. Will make a roll cage and use modern racing seats.

also started to put together the engine. will modify a few things like taking out the stock intake and

making it look like a aspirated racing engine. will trash thohe tiny pipes with hand made headers.

here a few pics of my progress and pics of ideas for this project.

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Nice, those wheels are beautiful! Remind of a '88 I drove years ago.

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This will bw cool! looking forward to the progress.

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Drool........

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Now that I am done with the body work, I started to work on the engine.

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a Porsche will always get my attention. Those fenders are amazing .. liking it all!

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little more progress, painted the engine, added scratched built air filters and linkage and spark wires and a coat of black wash.

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Looiking good. This thing is going to be a beast when it's finished!

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Thats a nice build, I like it.

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Very Cool!! looks like an 74-5 RSR!!

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I forgot this progress pics

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seats are from a Group 5 Capris

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scratch built roll cage

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Danny......very impressive work.

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