Author Topic: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24  (Read 283 times)

Offline Rod The Fixer

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Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« on: July 28, 2023, 05:57:56 PM »
Hi guys,
I started to build this Tamiya kit:


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

to build the car that won the 2018 Continental Tire Sportscar Championship's at the Road America track in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on 4 August 2018.
Drivers: Brynjolfsson A, Hindman T


Source: [url=https://www.imsaphoto.com]https://www.imsaphoto.com [/url]

For race recap click here

To start, as usual, a quick look inside the box:


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

I started by gluing the front bumper to the body ...


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

then (after a little sanding) a coat of Mr Finishing White primer ...


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

... and to finish the first phase, the first layer of Mr Color Fluorescent Yellow (#172)


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2023, 11:04:32 PM »
To avoid silvering, the decals were contoured one by one and applied after a coat of clear gloss ...


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

Offline apophenia

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2023, 03:54:49 AM »
Beautifully done! Your photos look more like 3D artwork  :-*
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2023, 03:43:18 PM »
Sweet! 8)
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2023, 11:49:23 PM »
Underbody section ...


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2023, 05:34:49 PM »
Cars ... I've built a few but they're still a foreign country, modelling-wise. :-\
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2023, 11:54:24 PM »
Interior completed and attached to the chassis ...


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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Ford Mustang GT4 - Tamiya 1:24
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2023, 05:37:28 PM »
 :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."