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New Zealand Stockcar

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Finally after well over a year off modeling , due to health issues in the family and moving house , anyway heres the first build I`ve got on the go...

It`s another NZ stockcar ... (big bumper cars) This one has working steering,

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Got the bonnet done today .... 3 plus hours to build , sure made it hard for myself with all those angles.... oh well love a good challenge

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Was able to get some more done on this model in the weekend due to the bad weather outside there was NO racing at my local track...

Made up a set of headers from solder wire (1st go at this) also decided that I`m going to put a driver in this time , So I used the figure from the sprintcar kit and re-shape him to fit. :lol:

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Nice build. I love the determination in the driver's eyes!

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Great looking...Nice frame work...............

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awesome B)

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With that chassis work, you should work for Volvo!

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Cool build. And great work on the chassis.

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Nice work mate, very nice B)

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And if you guys REALLY wanna see some "FULL CONTACT RACING", here is a "U-Tube" video of these little cars racing..........some SERIOUSLY WILD RACING !!!!! (You'll DEFINATELY ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!)

http://youtu.be/B_-DOmVBZ24

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epic

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Great scratch building, nice to get back at it also!

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Well have been slowly working away on this model,But the other day I was inform by a driver/chassis builder that he thinks that my rear axle is too far back.

So I have sent most of the weekend re-working the rear axle and mounting points... Ended up moving it about 3mm..

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And even though I hate to admit it , he was right it does better now..

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