iModeler Automotive

Scale models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, machinery.

My Rat Rod… With a bit of mood lighting. New photos and blabbering added!..

This was modeled after a actual car. The only difference is I added a Offenhauser engine. Here is the updated blabbering. I first saw this car in California in a hot rod magazine. A year after I built her I met the real car and owner in [...]

Screaming Goat!: Revell 1/24 Pontiac ’69 GTO

Revell 1/25 Pontiac '69 GTO, built OOB. I used Testor's rattle can enamel for the exterior, and Tamiya acrylics for the rest. A fun kit of something different, and my first of 2015. A lot of mistakes, but it was fun to use Bare Metal Foil [...]

Building Big Daddy Roth's Outlaw

Back around 1959 Ed Roth got an idea for a real cool car. He started with basic '29 Ford rails and a junk Caddy engine, added some plaster of Paris, fiberglass, lots of chrome and automotive history was made. According to Ed Roth, the car [...]

Toyota GT-One

Hi; It' s a Tamiya kit for this fabulous car designed by Toyota and Andre de Cortanze. It s magnificient looser of LeMans... Really a good kit, paint with acrylic colors olivier

Burn Up That Quarter Mile...Monogram's "Forty Niner" Dragster

On a visit to my folks house (where I grew up) I came across another piece of my childhood, the remnants of a "Forty Niner" rail dragster. In the early 1960's Monogram offered a line of 49 cent car kits, aimed at the low end kit [...]

AMT ’66 Nova locked and loaded.

I finally finished it. I received this kit in a plastic bag a couple of months ago right after finishing an aircraft model and I was ready for a change of pace. This is almost an OOB build as I only added the roll cage, the hood pins, the [...]

Vulcan Models 1/35 Zundapp K800 with STEIB Sidecar

Vulcan Models exquise little Zundapp in 1/35 scale, the grid on the cutting mat in the last photo is 1cm square.

Porsche 911GT1

hi , It's a Revell kit from 1999, the body are painted by Revell good job...but it s no decal but stickers. it s not a good idea ! olivier

Honda RA272 Formula One Racer

This is another Tamiya kit, this time their 1/20 scale Honda RA272 F1 racing car from 1965. If you'd like to see something of the build please have a look at this link to the Automotive Group - (link). The jeading picture shows the model [...]

Revell Phantom Vicky

This was built 100% OOB a while ago mainly as a painting exercise. It was my first serious attempt at using acrylics. I wanted to see how well it laid down & if it stayed on when masked with tape. Worked out pretty well in both areas. [...]