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Some inserts and decals make a difference

 

Have to agree, looks more purposeful John!

 

Funny you posted this today as I finally managed to get some on to mine just last night... B)

 

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(had to grind off the 260Z badges to get the side stripes sitting flat)

 

Also I'd originally planned to do the flares black. Undecided now...??

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Looks great, we need to do a group photo with Viv's build included


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Looks great, we need to do a group photo with Viv's build included

 

Is the Resin-head club meeting this weekend? - I'll bring it along B)

 

Ok I'm over it now :)... so here are my last pics. Will leave the flares white on this one but have a few different ideas for the next 240 build.

 

edit - realised all my imageshack images have disappeared. adding these for my own reference here.

 

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Thanks for all the great comments guys. They really help'd with the motivation... & huge thanks to John aka Munter , and Viv for their advice and mad casting skills. I've really enjoyed my first resin build and It's really surprised me how much. Yep hooked.

 

ok - this one's put to bed. What next???

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Nice work


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Hey mopar, it was a product called Bare Metal Foil. Comes in a range of colours & sheens & is apparently real metal - real thin. It's on an adhesive backing and so you cut & stick.

I'd borrowed a bit off a friend thinking it was going to be chrome, but he only had aluminium, which I think possibly worked better. - i.e not so reflective.

Also used it behind the clear headlights and on the taillights with clear red over top.


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Must pump a few more through the mold and suck some more window sets


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Did BRE race a 260z with flairs?

 

after the release of the silver line 240z without them I have been looking for a photo of BRE 260z without a lot of luck so far

 

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I am not great on the historical side of things David. Maybe they did not use a 260 if there are no images of them in the BRE livery, plenty of them were raced though.


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I am sure that the flares are just a custom accessory by pat

but it sure looks good though he done a very nice job on them

maybe we should look at running a datsun 260z class in the club

what do you think munter


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Hi DM - no I'm pretty sure that BRE only ran 240Z sans any flares.

I used the scalextric 260 body and only added flares to make it fit the chassis I had. (Slot.it GT40)

There is a post on the interweb somewhere where a guy shortened the Scaly 260Z's rear end to get a more accurate 240.

tail lights etc are different too.

 

But in the words of Tenacious D "it's just a tribute" B)

The silver lines do look nice though.


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maybe we should look at running a datsun 260z class in the club

what do you think munter

 

I think "Yes"

 

I have spare shell here at the mo....just need do get the vac former warmed up and pull some windows and an interior.

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munter what chassis are you and viv running


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Sorry to drag this thread out of the woodwork but I actually got down to my bench today. John , I have your resin body and a Slot It HRS chassis and when I put the two together the guide seems to be too far forward. Is There only one type of HRS chassis?

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I used the first version, there is a second version.

On my build the guide placement was borderline...would it work? or wouldn't it work? It did but not by much.

 

I did carve the body inner surface and maybe took an edge off the guide.

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Thanks John . I'm actually looking at a Fly Viper chassis I have . Track is about right may need to be a tiny bit shorter which means shortening the the drive shaft.

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Thanks DM , doesn't seem to be a lot of difference in the two in relation to how far forward the guide is .

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