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Lotus Ford 49

Jim Clark, Dutch Grand Prix, 1967

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 009

 

Ebbro 1/20th basically straight from the box. Strangely, the steering track rod needed lengthening to prevent a very toed-in look. Also added ignition wiring and fuel injector pipes on the engine.  I toyed with the idea of masking and spraying the yellow stripe but chickened out - and I'm glad I did as the kit decal worked far better than I expected. With huge doses of Microsol it even curled around inside that nose cone. And yes, I know, the chromed wheels are OTT but hey - they look good like that!

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 010

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 014

 

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 018

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 019

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 005

 

Lotus 49 Ebbro 002

 

Chris

 

Edited by CT Modeller
Date corrected
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