Article Directory: Automotive

Cars, motorcycles, construction machines and anything else which fits on the road.

Model of a real car seen driving down Memory Lane

Here is my just finished last night 1/25 scale Revell 1969 Chevy Nova SS, stock version. The very fragile exterior rear view mirror disappeared today, I must have accidentally breathed nearby or something…. A car about 95% identical to this […]

McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]

A Couple Of Cool Cats

Don’t know exactly why, but I just think the Jaguar XJR-9LM is a really cool looking racer and I knew I wanted to build it one day. I have had both the Tamiya and the Hasegawa kits in the stash […]

Gang of One

I came across this photo of one of my sons-in-law’s grandfather. It was taken we think late 40s or early 50s, probably in the English Midlands. Anyone recognise the ride? The photo absolutely crackles with atmosphere.

You have to catch me first…

This Corvette was confiscated in a drug bust and is now patrolling the I26 corridor in western North Carolina. The kit is the Revell snapper built out of the box. Decals from the Linberg State Trooper kit. Painted with Krylon […]

Hasegawa 1/48 Willys Follow Me Jeep

My first attempt at a military vehicle completed several years ago and before owning an airbrush. Had some vague idea about using it for a diorama.but do to “sometimers” the idea has been lost. This kit was a bit of […]

Not Gampas old 53 ford

Finally finished this one.. it took me about 3 months only because I don’t get much hobby time. Between Dodger games and my wife’s crafting trips I have to squeese model building in no the rare free weekend. I painted […]

Ferrari FXX

Hi again folks, this is the Tamiya 1/24 kit of the legendary Ferrari FXX. The car was released for sale in 2005 and is a non road legal track car based on the Enzo. It has a 6.3 litre V12 […]

Ferrari 312 T3 1978, Gilles Villeneuve.

My third 1/20 Tamiya, I made a few modifications, finished in MM, Tamiya and Floquil enamels and Alclad with Future over the kit and Microscale decals. Carlos Reutemann finished third in the championship on 48 points and Gilles ninth on […]

Toyota GT-One TS020, Tamiya, 1/24

Most major manufacturers have tried to win the famous Le Mans 24 hour sports car race held annually in France. Porsche have been the most successful, but the Japanese have tried their best. Toyota so nearly won in 1998, managing […]