Slot mod...

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I ordered a limited edition Yenko 427 Camaro in 1/32 scale. It’s a slot car, so best of both worlds because it’s a working model! ;)
But when I received it, I was disappointed with how the driver was painted and the interior was too light and needed more detail. So I took it apart and decided to mod it even thought it is a limited edition.
Let’s look at the driver...
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Not sure what they were thinking on that beard...but it’s horrible and he looks like a monster...lol.
So I dry brushed his clothes and repainted his face and hair and gave him a goatee. ;)
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Now that the driver is presentable, let’s look at the interior...hmm too light for my taste. The car is gold, so I’m thinking a darker color.
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So I decided to go with a saddle brown, which was a GM color in that era, so I dry brushed that after putting a base coat down. Then added the detail for handles gauges, etc.
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With driver in seat and interior done...it was time to put the car together again...
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I’m happy with the darker much improved interior and driver. I made a few changes to the car too, that were subtle. I painted the side pipes black, except where the heat shield is. I also painted the lug nuts on the wheels, and added black in the vents above the hood.
So it’s done, modded and ready to rumble, old school style! ;)
 
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Wow Dean, now you have a nice set of special limited editions! Wel done!
Regards, Peter
Thank you Peter! I have around 50 cars right now, and still collecting! ;)
I categorize them by type race , Formula One, Trans Am, Can Am, LeMans, Indy 500, etc., and then by manufacturer.
I don't usually buy street cars, only race cars. But the Camaro was too nice to pass up, just needed some help on the interior detail.
 
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