iModeler Automotive

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

Modeling day with the grandsons

We have our grandkids for a few days while our teacher daughters prepare for school to start next week. Our granddaughter and my wife toddled off to her gymnastics practice, leaving me with two somewhat bored young boys, ages 7 and 9, who need[...]

AMG GT3 – Moded

This is definitely out of my comfort zone. But, what the heck! Here it is. This is my version of the AMG GT3 race car. As always, I like to give all my builds a twist in terms of design and/or configuration. The amg gt3 is no exception. My theme[...]

1/24 Tamiya Austin Mini Cooper 1275 S Mk.I

Now this was one blast of a car to put together! Brought back high school memories when my pal took me out for a weekend pre-rally warm up drive in his mid 60’s S when it was almost new. I was his navigator. We went around a hairpin and he inten[...]

Camaro Tribute

For the man in black

1967 Chevy Impala SS

1/24 1970 Plymouth Cuda

Revell Shelby Cobra 427 S/C

I don’t do cars. Since I resumed modeling in the early 90’s, I’ve built nothing but planes. Sure, I’ve slapped together a couple of Tom Daniels/George Barris silly cars along the way, but for the most part, strictly the airborne stuff. Two yea[...]

1:25 Revell 1965 Chevrolet Malibu SS 396 Z-16

It’s said that John DeLorean created the Muscle Car era with the 1964 Pontiac GTO (BTW- building one soon), but friends the 1965 Chevrolet Malibu SS 396 Z-16 kicked the muscle car era into full swing. Read on… Throughout the ’60s, Chevrolet’s[...]

F-50 barn sale

So this is repurposing 20 years old Burago F-50, since wheels were gone, this was only idea i had. shrubbery (of the knights who say Ni) is made of dish sponge scotch-brite, and tarp is dog poop bag which is very thin and with little of white sp[...]

A little history for Revell/Monogram’s Chevy Caprice Police Car Kit

In 1989 I was writing a column for Scale Auto Enthusiast called "Light Commercial." Some friends and I got the idea to encourage Monogram to produce a then-current Chevy Caprice (like the white one). We put together a letter you could send for, [...]