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11-02-11, 05:59 AM
Woo! first post! I've actually been snooping round here a while checking out some of the amazing work on here.
I build/supply/race 1/12 oval cars here in the UK, these are generally more function than form, shapeless blobs of bodywork designed to handle rather than look scale.
There is a Lotus/Caterham 7 body that fits onto a shorter than normal wheelbase chassis, again not very detailed but it does the job...
Here's one I've built with a couple of goodies added. the side exhaust is an IKEA pen with plastic tubing pipes, the headlights are from a Tamiya Hornet and the grille is a plastic cross stitch backing.
The windscreen is still a work in progress and will eventually be made in Aluminium gringrin

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg192/ajat08/model stuff/n539087239_532997_2283.jpg
http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg192/ajat08/model stuff/Photo-0223.jpg

hot ford coupe
11-03-11, 11:36 AM
That's the first time I've seen one of those modeled. Great job on that. I'd rather see something like what you've built than the shapeless blobs you mentioned. I love it.