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kpnuts
#1 Posted : 13 November 2021 22:11:21

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Hi all i won this on ebay, its an ex MPC kit first thing the instructions are next to useless , on the first page it tells you the colours for airfix paints but there is not one point in the instructions where that colour call out is used ( as you all know I had no intention of building this as should be anyway) but if you wanted to, well, , hard cheese, 

So heres the box art 



I'm thinking of a fade paint job either blue to white or blue to red not decided yet.

Anyway a start on the engine, it's not a bad kit detail wise.










Either this must be huge or the Ferrari 312t must be tiny as this is 1/16 whereas the Ferrari is 1/12 

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#2 Posted : 14 November 2021 18:51:55

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Bit more done to this started adding a bit of detail to the engine (I don't know much about these engines and can't find many useful pics of throttle linkages and such)







Those air filters are just placed there.

This is the main colour I've gone for.



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#3 Posted : 14 November 2021 19:11:42

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That's looking really good Ken. A great colour too.
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#4 Posted : 28 December 2021 21:18:47

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OK so the decals on this went weird so masked it and Sprayed it myself.





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#5 Posted : 29 December 2021 16:16:55

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A great fix there Ken. Well done!BigGrin
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#6 Posted : 09 January 2022 21:14:29

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Hi all more work on the Cobra.





I decided to ditch the carbs (too much wrong with them )

The kit comes with fuel injection as an option I thought I would go with that, tbh a don't know which is worse, still I'm stuck with it now, hopefully I can improve on what the kit supplied (still won't be anything like accurate but maybe look interesting.

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#7 Posted : 11 January 2022 18:28:45

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Coming along nicely Ken. It's looking really good.BigGrin
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#8 Posted : 16 January 2022 21:39:01

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Did some more work on this (leaving the engine for now)




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#9 Posted : 20 January 2022 22:05:08

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More done to this, I can't find any decent pics of the fuel injection system on this so I've invented my own (its only really to fill space as the stacks are too far apart and it looks silly)






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