Airfix Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

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Another build from my stable of relitavely recent World Rally Cars....

One or two snags, the window glass moulding seemed to be too wide and on fitting the glazed bodyshell to the completed chassis/interior, the front windscreen cracked at 45 degrees!

The second snag was that due to the kit being quite old the white decal sections are opaque and not bright white. Otherwise a well made kit and easy and ready detailed to build.

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I only changed one thing..the kit tyre decals are in gold lettering and although the spare in the back has one on, it can hardly be read, so I added four white Michelin decals to the road tyres.

 

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It still looks good Patrick.
Maybe next time if you mask the area where the white decals go, and paint it white before you put them on, it may look better.
 
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Thanks Ian, yes I've learn't by that experience and thought the same for next time. In fact paint the squares then cut that shape from the decal sheet. Or as I'm a keen decal printer add another layer on the body and decal over it!
 

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the cracked screen is a common fault on these.....the subaru is even worse
 
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Thanks Paul. But I've just built the Subaru version with no problems at all.
 

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lol....took me two kits to make 1 car
 
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Yes beowulf that's happened to me a few times as well!
 
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