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Zakspeed Turbo Capri 1/12 Scratch

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Re: Zakspeed Turbo Capri 1/12 Scratch

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While my 3D printer is busy printing, I was not completely inactive.

The Capri has now received its road situation.

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So far it looks quite consistent compared to original pictures.

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The "front axle" is only provisional. I will build something in the engine compartment so that you do not distort the entire front section when taking the impression.
The interior is also not yet finished: the transmission tunnel and some details on the floor are still missing.
The rough shape fits now.

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You can see the position of the wheels from below, so I have to work on them a bit to get a version that can be casted.

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The engine and transmission are already ready, but still need small parts to give the engine more life. Does anyone have any ideas?

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continued on the Capri.

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The chassis is ready so far that I could think of taking the impression.

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after the silicone delivery arrived, we started immediately.

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The back is poured onto the plexiglass plate with resin.

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Done.

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Today, the first cast was quickly made and molded with resin.
Fits!

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Now the grinding on the Capri continues so that I can also create a new shape there soon.

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Re: Zakspeed Turbo Capri 1/12 Scratch

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Looking very cool Christian.

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Yes, very good work on the inner part, looking good!
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The result of my silicone work can be seen here.

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The windows were closed from the inside with wax plates which fit nicely on the contour, but can later be easily removed again.

Ready for the first silicone layer which I applied with a brush to have all the details with me.

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And the result of it all: the silicone mold and the core for the interior of the car. Before that, the first cast of the Capris v2.

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Small air bubbles on the window panes and the small wheel arch vents. Must be a little slower the next time you pour.

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The window panes and the air intakes are now shown as open and the tedious filing and grinding is no longer necessary.

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Quickly put the chassis underneath and you can see that everything fits as far as possible.
I am very happy with all the work.
Next up is the wing.
The largest construction site will probably be the roll cage, so I don't know yet how I can really depict it.

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This looks fantastic, much better than the quality from some professional kits available
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Thanks for the reply.
Some older Italian and Mexican company's are selling the worst quality I have ever seen.
So I told me that I can do it better. And cheaper.
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Fantastic work Christian, I always enjoy your photos and descriptions of the casting process.
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capri-schorsch wrote:Thanks for the reply.
Some older Italian and Mexican company's are selling the worst quality I have ever seen.
So I told me that I can do it better. And cheaper.
Regards Christian
I am building a Maserati MC12 for a friend that has the 1/1 car. I am using the ABC kit. The quality and fit is some of the worst I have experienced. The tires are crap.
The fit and finish of the body is not there. All of this for a $600+ kit. :?

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Re: Zakspeed Turbo Capri 1/12 Scratch

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Christians kits are amazing

I have one of the Beemers

The MC12 and DBR9 I built have to be the worst resin bodies I have seen

So when complaints are made on MFH prices, man,

the 333sp I got from Mexico was almost unusable except fir the body
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