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My second of 2 attempts at super-detailing/refinishing a model car in about 12 years.

Enzo
I managed to get a hold of one of the Carrera Enzo's - and it has superb detail - but I was quite dissapointed with the red plastic finish. So I refinished it in Tamiya Italian Red. It was quite a job masking the bandges and disassembling the car for the paint job.

I am sorta satisfied with it - but a couple specs of dust crept onto the nose as I was doing the clear coat and it is in too precarious of an area to risk rubbing the car down again and possibly damaging the nose emblem.










Finished (minus mirrors)


The next 3 cars are going to be a 360CS, an F40LM and an F50GT.
 

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Some very nice work there. Any thoughts on producing a GT Race version? I realise that no one is racing one of these cars 1/1. But, I thought it would look pretty hot with some minor wheel arch flares, front splitter and rear wing.
 

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QUOTE (LSIntegra94 @ 5 Jul 2004, 00:18)Some very nice work there. Any thoughts on producing a GT Race version? I realise that no one is racing one of these cars 1/1. But, I thought it would look pretty hot with some minor wheel arch flares, front splitter and rear wing.
Thanks - If I can find another one for sale at a reasonable price I will be doing a "custom" Enzo.. I am on the hunt for better wheels, as the stock Carreras really leave a lot to be desired.
 

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here are a few cool Enzo photos.

I've never heard of a 'Race' version of the Enzo. Probably too expensive to run for a team. Ferrari also, would like to control the volume of production and not have Enzo body panels all over the place.
 

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"I am on the hunt for better wheels, as the stock Carreras really leave a lot to be desired."

Just turn down the Carrera wheels and use them for inserts on your favorite set screw wheels.
 

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QUOTE (LSIntegra94 @ 5 Jul 2004, 02:00)"I am on the hunt for better wheels, as the stock Carreras really leave a lot to be desired."

Just turn down the Carrera wheels and use them for inserts on your favorite set screw wheels.
Nah - they are still about 4inches to small..
Besides - I like the turned set-screw wheels, but you cant "see through" them to spy the Detail Master slotted brake discs that all my worked over cars get - - being an ex-model railroader, glaring unprototypical stuff like that freaks me out.


Much like the stance of the cars - I have spent many hours getting the F50GT and F40LM to have the correct stance - and am satisfied with the results so far.









 

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WOW, you have spent alot of time on them. They all look terrific. You can't see it so well in this pic. But, there are brake discs behind these inserts. The inserts were cut from a Fly Corvette wheel and put into Slot-it wheels. Sorry about the poor pics.



 

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QUOTE (LSIntegra94 @ 5 Jul 2004, 03:17)WOW, you have spent alot of time on them. They all look terrific. You can't see it so well in this pic. But, there are brake discs behind these inserts. The inserts were cut from a Fly Corvette wheel and put into Slot-it wheels. Sorry about the poor pics.
Nice. Perhaps I should try the "insert" method some time.
 
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