Aoshima Road Warrior Interceptor conversion.

Eagle-1

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Hello again everyone!

I started this conversion awhile back and have had a few other projects come along. Since this model is for me, It has been boxed again till I can finish it.

Here's the one:

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It's the Aoshima Road Warrior version of the interceptor. This kit comes as the beat up version with the gas tanks and such that we saw in the Road Warrior and I like the clean version we saw pull out of the garage in Mad Max, so several things needed some attention.

The hood in this kit is not removable and I wanted to show some detail under there, so the hood had to be removed. Using the tip of an X-Acto knife, I scored the seams and eventually removed it. Using the knife tip left the cut small, so I won't need very much added to each side to get the fit line tighter on final installation.

Here's how that came out:

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I had to completely scratch a fascia due to there being none after Max smashed it off. Here's a collage of some of that:

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I also had to scratch the trunk area and form a rear window, since those are not in the kit either:

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The spoiler on the roof needed a little attention as well. It was much too wide at the base straight out of the box, so I thinned it way down to more closely match the actual car from the movie.

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Here everything is with just a little primer.

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As I said, this has been on hold for a bit, but I hope to finish it soon. I hope y'all enjoy what I've done so far!

As always, any and all comments are VERY welcome.
Rob.
 

Eagle-1

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Quaralane,

I do have everything to finish it and now that most of the mods are over, it really don't need much... now that we're talking about it.

LOL!

I picked up this FORD Mustang:

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That kit supplies the BFGoodrich radial T/A tires seen in the movie and the 351 engine so that I can open the hood.

Rob.
 

Eagle-1

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Thank you! The work will continue. Studio scale stuff seems to consume everything else, but it is in a safe place.

Rob.
 
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