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Post  gerardwrm on Sat May 25, 2013 1:38 pm

Dear all

this is a long  during project , a challenge, but it gives me a good feeling ... Smile
and contact whit Mr Doctor who will visit the museum whit a big surprise in coming months ..

the car in the Rally :





the base car for  € 5,00 (euro  Smile ) from Europlay



a complete emty body whit only a flat bottom , here in a first white outfit



as  donor i use things from Peugeot 206 WRC  for rollcage , wheels and som interieur  stuff


first view on the new wheels on the car , and it is steering also  Very Happy




to follow ...


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Post  newt5550 on Sat May 25, 2013 3:52 pm

Im impressed. That is certainly going to be nice when done. Very Happy
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Post  brian on Sat May 25, 2013 5:23 pm

Wow gerard that looks amazing already. Great to see something different

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Post  omer yetis on Sat May 25, 2013 7:35 pm

looking forward to this one Gerard!
cracking livery as well Wink

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Post  gerardwrm on Thu May 30, 2013 10:32 am

thanks guys for reactions ....

little pre fit interior parts


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Post  mconboy on Thu May 30, 2013 11:18 am

Very interesting project Gerard
Its coming together nicely
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Post  gaz_bass on Thu May 30, 2013 11:36 am

This is an excellent choice of model, look forward to seeing the finished article, and the work in prgress of course!

I have to build my 1:43 version.
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Post  Cardy on Fri May 31, 2013 8:20 pm

like the look of this project keep the pics coming
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Post  bmd on Fri May 31, 2013 8:22 pm

looking good gerard................nice to see an original model being tackled.... Smile
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Post  gerardwrm on Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:04 am

a ittle bit further .... Smile





now finish white and get the glass ...in it ...
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Post  newt5550 on Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:57 pm

Looking good so far.
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Post  gerardwrm on Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:31 pm

in the meantime waiting for the decals ..... ( Glass and body is ready .. Smile )


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Post  Zeus on Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:49 pm

Very nice transformation, looks a lot better. Should look great with the decals Cool 
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Post  brian on Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:46 pm

Great job Gerard. Decals will really set this off nicely

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Post  newt5550 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:14 pm

To what it started out as to what it is now is incredable. Excellent job. RESPECT. Can't wait to see it with decals.
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Post  gerardwrm on Sat Nov 02, 2013 2:07 pm

back on Track ! Glass placed and decals ready ( Arien Benschop , Rallystore )



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Post  Mark Lowe on Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:01 pm

gerardwrm wrote:in the meantime  waiting for the decals ..... ( Glass and body is ready .. Smile )


That is most excellent
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Post  newt5550 on Sun Nov 03, 2013 7:14 pm

Can't wait to see it finished. Cool 
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Post  gaz_bass on Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:48 pm

Ditto Chris
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Post  gerardwrm on Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:04 pm

little update


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Post  borbase on Thu Nov 07, 2013 2:48 pm

nice
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Post  newt5550 on Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:23 pm

borbase wrote:nice

2nd that
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Post  fpfp on Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:08 am

Very nice
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Post  Slowlysideways on Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:40 pm

very nice progress, gerard !  looking good.

seems the ride height is a little too high though (?)

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Post  gerardwrm on Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:49 am


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