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Toyota Corolla TE27 by Fujimi

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  • Member since
    January, 2018
Toyota Corolla TE27 by Fujimi
Posted by BuildingCars4Fun on Friday, January 26, 2018 1:17 AM

Third model build: actually a practise model before I start on the swag of awewsome models that now fill an entire cupboard. 

Disappointing model in that there was little detail (not even an engine). But a good chance to practise the paint - and boy was I glad I did. Total disaster. 

Didnt wait for the paint to cure / breathe out before the clear coat. Didnt' wait long enough for the clear coat to cure. Left the tape on too long. You name it - I did it!

So many lessons learned (and applied to the Beetle Cabrio which turned out great). And somehow this car still photographed decently. 

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...and you can see the diaster areas her really well. Front left fender looks like it's been in an accident!

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  • Member since
    April, 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Friday, January 26, 2018 2:34 AM

Cool subject!  I really like the steel wheels.

Finishes on auto's are some of the most difficult to perfect from my experience.

Keep on building!

Thanks,

John

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