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Old 9th February 2011, 23:01   #9766
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I want to blacken the roof of my Gallardo to make it look like the SE. Any suggestions how to go about it Cyrus?
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I want to blacken the roof of my Gallardo to make it look like the SE. Any suggestions how to go about it Cyrus?
Do remember to blacken the rear view mirror as well with rims too in order to all most prefect SE...by the way are you going to try on Autoart or Maisto
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Old 10th February 2011, 00:33   #9768
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It is a maisto. There are two ways to do it.

1. Paint it- If you are not used to painting though, Dont do this.
2. Vinyl bits. Go to one of those aftermarket sticker stores and buy a 1 foot by 1 foot piece of gloss black vinyl and paste it accordingly. if you do it correctly, this has staggering results. I have done many stripes using these vinyl strips. They look fabulous.
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Old 10th February 2011, 01:25   #9769
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Test Fitted the Brabus Rims on the E55 project car.
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Old 10th February 2011, 18:32   #9770
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Do remember to blacken the rear view mirror as well with rims too in order to all most prefect SE...by the way are you going to try on Autoart or Maisto
Yep it's a Maisto Gallardo Superleggera so the mirrors and wheels are already black.
So I guess I'll go with the vinyl sticker only.
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Old 10th February 2011, 23:21   #9771
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Yep. Do the Vinyl thing on it. It looks superb. remember GLOSS black and not MAtt.
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Paid a visit to Gift Centre. Picked up the 1954 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing by Bburago. The model prices have seriously gone through the roof there. It now gives company to the SLS I bought some time ago. Here are some pictures.

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Old 11th February 2011, 17:16   #9773
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Dippy I too have the same shade Mercedes 300SL which i recently picked from Landmark but i am a bit hesitant to post pics (from mobile cam) as i don't have access to any sort of Digicam right now.
Also bought a 1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM.
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Old 11th February 2011, 18:43   #9774
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Dipps, What else does he have?
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Dippy I too have the same shade Mercedes 300SL which i recently picked from Landmark but i am a bit hesitant to post pics (from mobile cam) as i don't have access to any sort of Digicam right now.
Also bought a 1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM.
If your firebird is by welly, then its one of the awesome model that you got. I await for the same at my local stores. Welly have upped the ante by many folds in terms of quality compared to Maisto and BBurago.
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Dipps, What else does he have?

The usual Bentleys, Mercs, BMWs, Porsche, and some SUVs. I even saw a Prado. Also a 1:12 Veyron, F40, Countach LP400 and CLK GTR. Lots of insanely priced CMCs as well
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So he finally got the 1:12s I see!! Very nice!
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My new model.

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OOOH BLODDY HELL!!!! This I havvve to get!!!
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My new model.

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wow great, just wanted to know from where are you getting these models, also any other classic is there. When are you going to start the build. Off topic I now have 7 kits, 2 in 1:12 and rest in 1:24. I have completed one. second one is about to finish.
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