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1/18 UT Porsche 962 Customized

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  • Member since
    May 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Monday, July 2, 2018 6:18 PM

TWF; thank you very much...

  • Member since
    December 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Saturday, June 30, 2018 2:30 PM

Talk about looking like 1:1. That engine compartment looks so real you'd thought you took a real car and miniaturized it. Excellent, Excellent work.

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  • Member since
    May 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Friday, June 29, 2018 12:01 AM

Thanks Patrick and Spencer! After seeing some of your great work I consider these very good compliments..... glad you liked it.

  • Member since
    March 2017
  • From: Brighton England
Posted by Spencer Mopar Fan on Sunday, June 24, 2018 5:17 PM
Its so nice to see perfectly sanded / scuffed tyres too ……… Beautiful detailing as usual !
  • Member since
    November 2004
  • From: UK
Posted by PatrickW on Saturday, June 23, 2018 1:30 AM

Superb rebuild, well done!

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    January 2010
Posted by dreamsinplastic on Friday, June 22, 2018 9:56 PM

WOW !!!.....You went Full Bore on this one !!!...Beautiful work !! Thanks for sharing !!.......JohnZ

I'm in the middle of a BIG move....From Corpus Christi TX to Tucson AZ.

NO building for awhile,til I set up my shop again !!






  • Member since
    May 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
1/18 UT Porsche 962 Customized
Posted by DRUMS01 on Friday, June 22, 2018 7:16 PM

This started as a very simple (budget) die-cast. The following items were done:

- Complete disassembly and internal repaint

- Partial external repaint

- complete detailing of interior to include PE belts, hoses, wires, switches, gauges, proper floor bracing with cut-outs, mounting jigs, etc.

- replacement of rear wheels with period correct ones.

- total rework and customization of engine area to include all fittings hoses, etc.

- total reconstruction of lower chassis and structure under rear bonnet.

- rework of headlight buckets assemblies.

- created proper turbo configuration and plumbing to include holes in the side body panel.

- numerous other items which I cannot remember. All that remaind from the original 1/8 car was the body, front wheels and some of the paint.





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