The very bad news is that I had some large problems with decals, and repainting of much of the body and doors will be required. Be gentle, I'm still grieveing, but here is the story. I was using Model Factory Hiro's extra set of line decals, but the set I purchased had some problems... I … Continue reading Very bad decal news: Rerepainting
Well, its been three months, but I have finally progressed the painting of the monocoque and doors. The exterior colour coats are done, ready for decals to be appplied. For the fluorescent orange, I settled on a base colour of Tamiya TS-98 Pure Orange, which gives me good coverage over the primer, and then TS-96 … Continue reading Repainting the monocoque – exterior colours
In the second panel of Section 9, the rear truss, which holds rear wing (eventually), plus the transmission radiator, is added to the transmission. The trusses also hold the rear lighting, which is described in Section 11, but I have added now as I need to route lighting wiring before assembling the rear truss. This … Continue reading More transmission – and lighting!
Well, the car doesn't exist yet but the driver is complete! To recap, the driver figure is based on Johnny Herbert as he drove the car for a display lap at Le Mans in 2011 - the 20th anniverary of the car's win. Here again are the reference photos of him (from this Youtube video … Continue reading The car has a driver!