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Anyone that knows me knows i love Pixar films, so i thought i would make my own Lightning Mcqueen scalextric car
(sad i know but so what lol)


so this is what im starting off with,




then i did a bit of stripping needs a little more



whats a good model filler? as i need to cut the spoiler off reshape it and refit it so need a good model filler

si
 

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Simon,

Good luck with the project, I would suggest you need to remove more of the original colour though as thats mostly tampo and will ruin any paint you put on top.

Model filler, try fine milliput as a starting point.
 

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dude keep the spoiler!!! you can replicate the lightning mcqueen from cars 2 with that!! its exactly the same look at the trailer!! and also IM A MASSIVE PIXAR CARS FAN!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Discussion Starter · #6 ·
NOOO! SO MAD!! some how ive managed to drop a splash of white spirit on the light lense and its turned white! can this be fixed some how?

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glad you seen sense lol and just tint the lights just put white spirit on the other one aswell so the match is right lol
 

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Awesome! i think ive stripped it enough now


just got to wait for the filler to arrive to fill the front bumper,

i cant belive that carera and scalex are bringing them out! (not that ive seen the cars just another thread
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you could try polishing it off with some toothpaste

cheers
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Thanks boshank

I went to my local tesco which are now selling the CARS 2 toys!! so i now have myself an awesome reference car, i am now in the process of making every graphic from scratch grrrr
 

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Guess what , Hornby just released it in 1/32
 

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Yeah thats the one, the spoilsports, yours will just be better, cos you made it
 
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