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First Attempt at 1/64 Custom - Subaru WRX STI


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I've always liked blue Subaru wagons with gold wheels, so I thought I'd try to create something similar.  I didn't have World Rally Blue, but I did have some Createx Pearlized Blue.  

The car is a Hot Wheels Subaru WRX STI from their Mainline Hatchbacks series and it was my first attempt at a 1/64 custom.

After drilling and tapping it, I stripped it, hit it with self etching primer, paint, and Dupli-Color 1K Clear.

I don't recall where I found the .stl file for the wheels, but they were initially created for an RC car, so the hollow backs didn't work well for 1/64 axles.  I beefed them up in Fusion 360 by adding some material to the back of them, then I printed and drilled them for new axles.

I am pretty happy with it, especially as a first attempt in this scale.  It was fun and easy.







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