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VW Bus – Hasegawa

The Build: Back in 2007, I watched a video of a VW bus with a 911 engine and suspension running competitively on a race track. I immediately knew I had to build a model of one Porsche engine and all! When I bought this cargo version of the bus, I…

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MKI VW Golf Racecar – Tamiya – WIP

I always like earlier Golf’s and this kit being a race car version influenced me to build it. The four tone color scheme will be very challenging however I will do my best! Interestingly, other than the body, the color call-outs in the instructions are very simplified. The entire chassis…

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1966 VW Beetle – Rework – Tamiya

Fundamentally, there was nothing wrong with this kit.  It turned out really well.  As with most restoration and rebuild projects, I will find a way to make it even better.  My original intention with this kit was to detail paint the wheels.  Since the wheels were glued in place, I…

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1966 VW Beetle – Tamiya

This kit is very shaved.  I shaved just about everything other than the head lights and tail lights!  All of this work created a very smooth bug.  The other big change was the wheels from a Toyota Corolla kit (the hatchi roku drift car) and the major suspension slam.  Looks…

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