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PostSubject: Ferrari Testarossa   Thu 22 Mar 2018, 9:37 pm

My  IPMS branch has just started an impromptu Ferrari Group Build and ive dug out this ancient kit from the stash. got it on ebay years ago. i have no idea how old this particular kit is but the decals and instructions have both gone yellow with age







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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Thu 22 Mar 2018, 10:19 pm

I drove one of those around Prestwold Hall and got it sideways at a good clip in 3rd gear.

I have a soft spot for them ever since.

Never seen one getting built up, I'll be watching Paul.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Fri 23 Mar 2018, 12:55 am

You are a mad man Shay.

Good luck with this Paul, IIRC this kit doesn't have that great of a fit.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Fri 23 Mar 2018, 2:07 am

It has a reputation as an evil handling car Curt, but I found it easy enough with a touch of opposite lock.

I guess I was just lucky. I wasn't exactly smoking the tyres. lol
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Fri 23 Mar 2018, 2:28 am

popcorn
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Fri 23 Mar 2018, 4:17 pm

Plastic Freak wrote:
IIRC this kit doesn't have that great of a fit.

oh thanks

lol...........cant be any worse that the Enzo i once did, probably the worst kit i have ever done!
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Fri 23 Mar 2018, 10:49 pm

It would still look good as a kerbside Paul, just glue it all together if it's really bad.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Sat 24 Mar 2018, 5:23 pm

Looking forward to spectating, something about fancy Italian cars always gets my attention.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Fri 30 Mar 2018, 8:34 pm

so with today off work i got the engine done



ive also got the body shell put together and primed



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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Sat 31 Mar 2018, 12:10 am

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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Sat 31 Mar 2018, 7:07 am

Some nice metal effects there.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Sat 31 Mar 2018, 9:55 am

Looking great so far, that engine looks real.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Sat 31 Mar 2018, 12:34 pm

Fantastic work on the engine Paul, looks superb.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Sat 31 Mar 2018, 3:53 pm

Great work on the engine, Paul.
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Mon 02 Apr 2018, 8:27 pm

engine was a pig to fit......had to shave bits off the inner wheel arches......tub was easy to put together......keeping it simple so just did it a two tone grey/black

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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Tue 03 Apr 2018, 3:28 am

Great work on the engine!
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PostSubject: Re: Ferrari Testarossa   Tue 03 Apr 2018, 3:06 pm

Nice.
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