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Post  newt5550 on Fri Feb 05, 2016 7:24 pm

I have a spare Toivonen Unipart 6R4. Is there any decals available to convert from RAC car?

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Post  Zeus on Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:52 pm

newt5550 wrote:I have a spare Toivonen Unipart 6R4. Is there any decals available to convert from RAC car?

Thank you Very Happy

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=metro+decal+1%2F18&_sacat=0
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Post  Cowley on Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:38 pm

Are you asking about other Toivonen 'Unipart' liveries Chris, or other decals that would fit the plain white LHD base model once you've stripped it?
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Post  newt5550 on Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:20 am

Thanks guys. Should of been more specific Embarassed . Yes David I want to just convert into another rally but still with the "Unipart" livery. Thankyou.
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Post  Cowley on Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:32 am

As you may already know Chris... Wink Harri used two different cars during the 1986 season - the Rally Engineering Development run C997LCA on the British Open Rally C'ship, and the Austin Rover Motorsport run C96KOG on the 1000 Lakes Rally and Lombard RAC Rally. Unfortunately however, the liveries were very very different, so the only one you could really build from your spare RAC car is his 1000 Lakes entry... ...unless you already have one of those built using Carlo's decals that is? Wink
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Post  Cowley on Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:51 am

Here is Harri's Austin Rover Motorsport run 1986 1000 Lakes Rally entry...



...and here is his R-E-D run 1986 Circuit of Ireland Rally entry (Thanks to Dave for the use of his photo! Wink )


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Post  David Napier on Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:34 am

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DECAL-1-43-MG-METRO-6R4-HARRI-TOIVONEN-CIRCUIT-OF-IRELAND-INTERNATIONAL-RAL-02-/172063451491?hash=item280fc7e963:g:Gk8AAOSwkNZUgE0G#ht_572wt_1161

Toivonen CoI '86 decals, I know nothing of this sellers decals, but it seems you can pay £12, £12.72, £13.25 or £15.88 for the same set of decals from the same seller! Also has Llewellyns listed for the same event

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Post  Zeus on Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:49 pm

Cowley wrote:Here is Harri's Austin Rover Motorsport run 1986 1000 Lakes Rally entry...



...and here is his R-E-D run 1986 Circuit of Ireland Rally entry (Thanks to Dave for the use of his photo! Wink )



Just realised that pic needs updating after the correction work by Code343 Wink
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Post  newt5550 on Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:31 pm

Thanks all. Looks like it is to be the 1000 Lakes one Very Happy
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Post  Mark Lowe on Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:02 pm

do it with gravel wheels
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Post  RORY O CONNOR on Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:08 pm

David Napier wrote:http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DECAL-1-43-MG-METRO-6R4-HARRI-TOIVONEN-CIRCUIT-OF-IRELAND-INTERNATIONAL-RAL-02-/172063451491?hash=item280fc7e963:g:Gk8AAOSwkNZUgE0G#ht_572wt_1161

Toivonen CoI '86 decals, I know nothing of this sellers decals, but it seems you can pay £12, £12.72, £13.25 or £15.88 for the same set of decals from the same seller! Also has Llewellyns listed for the same event

Avoid this seller-his stuff is from scanned decal sheets and then printed on a laser printer-quality is very poor
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Post  potiman on Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:26 am

Agree 100% Rory, poor quality & often missing decals.

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Post  David Napier on Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:04 pm

Thanks for that Rory, he does list some interesting stuff but had never bought any from him thankfully!

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Post  newt5550 on Sun Feb 07, 2016 3:16 pm

I've heard a few bad things about his decals too. I will get them through Carlo when I get round to it.
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Post  Hampton Caught on Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:54 pm

Oooer! One to avoid, then! Mad

Thanks for the warnings, guys.

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Post  Mark Lowe on Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:10 pm

I ordered Chris Tilly decals and incorrect. sent pics of missing decals and never heard again from him

STAY CLEAR FROM HIM.
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Post  Juha on Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:27 pm

I had warned you. Laughing
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Post  Cess on Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:56 pm

Not only are his decals rubbish, he's a total a-hole too. I told him his decals were poor quality, incorrect and had missing logos. Got a cock and bull story about correcting them. He didn't. Left negative feedback and he sent me a series of ranting emails stating that because of my poor feedback, he'd have to shut his ebay shop, his kids would have no food to eat and I would be to blame.

He's a complete a-hole.

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Post  newt5550 on Fri Feb 12, 2016 5:17 pm

Think I might just buy a set of decals and leave him bad feedback just for the crack Laughing Twisted Evil
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Post  Cess on Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:36 pm

he likes a good email sob story / threat!

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Post  David Napier on Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:36 pm

newt5550 wrote:Think I might just buy a set of decals and leave him bad feedback just for the crack Laughing  Twisted Evil

I was going to order a set of 1/18 decals of anything just so his kids could have something to eat next week! Cool

And this is just another of the great things about this place,I was genuinely considering buying decals from him!

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Post  Mark Lowe on Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:48 am

Cess wrote: he sent me a series of ranting emails stating that because of my poor feedback, he'd have to shut his ebay shop, his kids would have no food to eat and I would be to blame.

He's a complete a-hole.  

Tell him if Jesus can feed 5000 people with 5 loaves and two fishes, his kids needn't worry
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