Author Topic: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?  (Read 805 times)

Offline kpnuts

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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2018, 01:56:38 AM »
Well I thought I would weld the doors shut and de-seam it




As you can see from the last pic it was a huge mistake it will need a load of sanding and resanding to get anything like a smooth finish (and that's before any custom paintwork)
Anyway I couldn't resist trying it on the chassis, I must say I'm quite excited I think it looks great, at least it's a good framework for a great hot rod.



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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2018, 02:00:08 AM »
Looks good to me.
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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2018, 05:48:36 PM »
It may be a bit of extra work but, from the concept shots, the end product will be superb! :smiley:
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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2018, 02:28:01 AM »
Hi all well paint job is done (needs a few clear coats and rubbing down to smooth it) I quite like it.










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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #19 on: May 06, 2018, 02:46:57 AM »
Wow!
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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #20 on: May 06, 2018, 09:34:18 AM »
WOH! Where are my shades? 8)

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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #21 on: May 12, 2018, 02:38:08 AM »
Hi all just a quick update before we're off on our hols I've fabricated the exhausts for it.






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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2018, 03:12:13 AM »
That's some very fine paint work!

Have a great time and don't worry, we'll keep the light on for you.

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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2018, 03:14:30 AM »
Hi all well I'm back off my hols and after a huge amount of hacking and jiggling I managed to make the interior fit.

I changed the centre pillar from leather to wood I like the contrast between the leather and the wood (I think it looks more luxurious)

Still got the dash to do, thinking of adding rev counter and oil pressure gauge, wondering if I should add a more modern Speedo.








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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2018, 02:55:36 AM »
Hi all well we finally got our internet and phone back.

More pics of progress so far.








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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2018, 09:52:32 AM »
Don't know your take on it but it looks excellent to me! :smiley:
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Re: 1/8 Citroen V8 traction maybe?
« Reply #26 on: June 18, 2018, 01:27:49 AM »
 Hi all well I don't like the bulge in the boot with the tyre so I'm doing away with it and am going to go without a spare. Not decided yet but I may add a spolier to the boot.