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Here is my build of the Tamiya 1/12 Lotus 49b. This is the old motorized release, so the engine is a bit overscale. I built it as the car driven by Walker Racings Jo Siffert. Siffert ran an early 49b without the nosevents, narrow front wings and a shorter rear wing. Intake mesh is from MFH and decals are from Indycals.

First up was to get rid of the nose vents and narrow the wings. I backed the openings with card and filled them with glazing putty.

Here the left wing has been modified:


I used the front supports on the rear wing and removed a further 1/2in off the bottom. The finished product:




Edited by indydog

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Very nice job, must start to build some of my large F1 kits

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