Article Directory: Automotive

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

Something for the weekend, sir?

At the beginning of this year I started a Porsche project, but, like many such ideas it has fallen by the wayside, however, here's one finished model, Tamiya's 1/24 scale kit of the 911 GT2 Club Sport road version. In 1995 Porsche decided to man[...]

HOLY GRAIL TEASER

Well, as most of you know, the "Holy Grail" arrived. I am currently working on the 1/6 scale Tamiya Harley with sidecar. So I thought I would post a few "teaser" photos. So here are shots of the engine in-progress as well as the in-progress [...]

Jaguar XJ220

Hello again! This is my entry for the 'year of the cat' group build, my childhood favourite, the XJ220. About the car... There was originally never any intention of making the car. It was designed as a concept by Jim Randle and unveiled at the [...]

Scania Heavy Hauler 8x4x4 Combo

The tractor unit is mostly heavily modified from two kits and some minor scratch building. I also added a 99% scratch built trailer based on two different trailers from pics off the net and from one in my area. So I hope you enjoy the photos.

The M972F w/ excavator

This is my latest build I have been working on for some time now. It's a heavy modification of the M915 kit from Trumpeter. As always I decided to spice things up a bit as usual. I wanted to do something different. So, I kitbashed the trailer an[...]

Boom Haul

The tractor was a normal 6x4 Scania flatbed when I bought it. I modified it by removing the flatbed an adding a fifth wheel and some other details to make a tractor version. The trailer started as a container trailer or semi- trailer which I con[...]

Ferrari 250GT California, 1/24 Academy (Italeri reboxed)

It's the first Car model I built. (and maybe it's last one for a while...) This 250 GT is true design masterpiece of Ferrari in 60's. You can find everywhere the most elegant curves and volumes of all time in every angle you look at it Kit is I[...]

Yamaha YZR 500 GP racer

Tamiya occasionally decide to re-issue some of their older kits and I was especially pleased when they did a this with this one. Kit no 14001 was the first release in their successful range of 1/12 motorcycles back in 1980. this re-release see[...]

Getting Skyraiders right

One of the big problems for modelers building A-1 Skyraiders is that most of the time the model is under-weathered. A friend of mine who flew Skyraiders in Vietnam once told me that the major problem he had with most of the Skyraider models he s[...]

Junior’s ‘Rookie Season’ Chevy

Another NASCAR build finished today.  This one is dedicated to a bloke who is one of the hobby's 'good guys'. Couple of years back I posted three NASCAR builds in quick succession over at Britmodeller - Keefr22 was very complimentary and we cha[...]