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Tamiya Nissan GT-R (R35)

Completed: 2011


  • Kapci 2K primer
  • PPG Nissan White Pearl
  • Kapci 2K clear

  • Tamiya Nissan GT-R Photo-Etched Parts Set
  • Lowered the body by 1mm, both on front and rear
  • Scratch-built from styrene a 1mm front lip and side lips
  • Scale Motorsport CF decal added to front & rear bumpers, side-skirts, side mirrors and hood vents
  • Self printed Mine's, Bridgestone and Tein decals and engine water cap stickers
  • Scratch-built interior B-pillars to mount the seat belts onto
  • Aber photo-etch fasteners used for front and rear seat belts
  • Charcoal Grey flocking applied to parcel shelf, interior floor and front door cards
  • Aoshima Japanese front and rear license plates
  • Fujimi decals for Japanese tax disc and parking sticker
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In April 2011, I entered the Nissan for a local exhibition and competition organized by the Association of Model Engineers. The R35 earned a Gold Medal in the Intermediate Class and also won the Best in Class. Here it is on the exhibition table

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