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Offline Rod The Fixer

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Lotus 49 - F1 Italian Grand Prix 1967 - Ebbro 1:20
« on: December 11, 2021, 02:34:53 AM »
Hi everyone,
I'm starting to assemble this Ebbro Kit:


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

to make this car:

Lotus 49 Jim Clark Became the pole sitter of 1967 Italian Grand Prix Source:Carthrottle.com

"The 1967 Grand Prix of Italy at Monza is considered by many to be one of the best Formula One races in history. It was also Scotsman Jim Clark’s best drive of his career. The irony is that Clark didn’t even win the race, merely coming back from a post-pit stop deficit of nearly a lap to overtake the entire field before yielding to a fuel shortage.

In the 1967 Italian Grand Prix at Monza after starting from pole, Clark was leading in his Lotus 49 (chassis R2), when a tyre punctured. He lost an entire lap while having the wheel changed in the pits. Rejoining sixteenth, Clark ripped back through the field, progressively lowering the lap record and eventually equalling his pole time of 1m 28.5s, to regain the lost lap and the lead. He was narrowly ahead of Brabham and Surtees starting the last lap, but his car had not been filled with enough fuel for such a performance: it faltered, and finally coasted across the finish line in third place."

Source: Formula One Art & Genius

A quick look inside the box:


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


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr






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Re: Lotus 49 - F1 Italian Grand Prix 1967 - Ebbro 1:20
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2021, 03:07:03 AM »
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Offline ScranJ51

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Re: Lotus 49 - F1 Italian Grand Prix 1967 - Ebbro 1:20
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2021, 03:37:54 PM »
I've built several Ebbro kits, including this one.

They do turn out well, but I suggest you dry fit everything to make sure it all sits comfortably.

lotus 49-1 by David Freeman, on Flickr

lotus 49-3 by David Freeman, on Flickr
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Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Lotus 49 - F1 Italian Grand Prix 1967 - Ebbro 1:20
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2022, 01:03:00 AM »
First steps ...


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Lotus 49 - F1 Italian Grand Prix 1967 - Ebbro 1:20
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2022, 01:46:21 AM »
I'm trying to paint the yellow stripe because the decal didn't fit very well around the nose... ...


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

I think Will it be very hard to mask and paint symmetrically this area: