Author Topic: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS  (Read 463 times)

Offline kpnuts

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Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« on: November 14, 2020, 05:02:44 AM »
Hi all my boss asked me to build this kit for him but as a GTS



First thin on my list (there is so much on the list) 

The kit is for a 6 spark engine(the GTS was 12 spark) so 12 HT leads and 2 coils, so cut the first coil off the fan shroud (not mounted there on a GTS) and cut the distributor off to make room for the new 12 spark one.
Here is what the kit supplies

So i cut it off

Heres a start the new distributor 






Still got to add the 2 coil wires but OK for a start.

Luckily we have the car he wants it modeled on at work (so no shortage of reference pics)

(There is so much to change)

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Re: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2020, 02:07:39 AM »
Hi all progress continues on this (here are pics of the actual engine we're aiming for.





And here's what we've got so far




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Re: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2020, 05:07:32 AM »
Hi all made some air filters from some sprue.







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Re: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2020, 05:09:55 AM »
Started flaring the rear wheel arches.




The front will be a challenge.


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Re: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2020, 12:37:40 PM »
You'll get there, mate! :smiley:
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Re: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2020, 04:34:48 AM »
Hi all I don't have the colour for this yet but I wanted to check i had the flaring right (which in primer you cant) so I sprayed the only quality colour I had on it just to check the finish (this was 2 pack paint so not full gloss) i just wanted an idea 





As you can see a few problems to sort 





This is what we're aiming for.



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Re: Revell 1/25 Porsche 911 conversion to GTS
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2020, 03:43:43 AM »
Started on the interior (could be a problem here as the restoration at work hasn't got this far) its quite interesting as to why these things take so long to complete (this restoration has taken 4 yes so far) reason being it was 1 of 4 cars built to this specification the other 3 no longer exists so the restoration keeps going on hold till the correct parts appear which can take months or even years to turn up.