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MKI VW Golf Racecar – Tamiya

Bravery. That’s what it took to build this kit. It didn’t come right away but eventually, I pulled it together and hammered out the complex livery. I wanted to build a first gen Golf, the MKI, and picking up a race car version seemed like a good idea at the…

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1/32 Scale Split Window Bug – LS

While pondering life’s greatest mysteries, I realized that I really wanted a model of the VW split window bug. I searched the internet and discovered that there weren’t many options. There is a large scale version and this 1/32nd scale LS kit. I don’t collect larger scale model kits which…

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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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