AMT/Ertl 1/25 The Fast & The Furious Mitsubishi Eclipse

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I made the post for the door using .125" Evergreen square tube and Tamiya Epoxy. I also used some .040" styrene on the door step.

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Here I sanded the post smooth using fine sanding sticks.

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I wanted to cover up this large hole so I followed my Easy Template tutorial and created a cover for the hole using .010" styrene. The small tabs on the sides are .020" styrene.

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These are the hinges I used for the car.

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I painted these parts Tamiya Semi-gloss Black.

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I added distributor wires for the engine. I used Detail Master Race Car Ignition Wire.

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The silver parts were painted with Model Master Aluminum Metalizer Spray. You can also see the Check Oil Line.

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The red wire is 30 gauge wrapping wire from Radioshack. I painted it with Testors Flat Red.

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The engine block was painted with Krylon Ultra-Flat Black Spray.

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The exhaust manifold was painted Tamiya Semi-gloss Black.

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The engine bay basically snapped together. Never have I seen such precise parts from AMT/Ertl. There models usually stink. The engine bay was painted Krylon Ultra-Flat Black.

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The red wire connects the wastegate to the turbo.