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Bodge Job RX-7
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Bought this HPI E10 along time ago and has been gathering dust in my garage for some time, Have some time off so i started working on the shell for fun!

Note: i did not buy anything for this shell just crap i found lying around in the garage!

What it looked like when i purchased it.
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Removed all decals. Thicker than usual 190 shell so had to dremel out windows then sand and mask for painting.
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Found some plasterboard tape and all purpose white touch up paint followed up by a clear coat of spray varnish.
ROUGH looking but iiiii like it ;)
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Another angle
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Had some old metal stylus pens i got off ebay 10 for £1, make great exhaust tips (although covered in tape in this pic)
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Rims painted with black hammerite :D along with red cals. Have used the rc since painting so bit scuffed!
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Crafted some simple backlights from some clear rubber stoppers glued onto some red paper.
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The black marks on the back are where the number plate i made fits.

Wing and plate back on.
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Added a pit of plastic tray to the back window rim from inside a greg's pastie box :)
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3/4 windows in. Made from clear laminate and laminating machine. Added white border for style :S
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Little test run with incomplete shell this morning.
View My Video

Will post more pic's as it the work continues. Enjoy
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#2
Looks good..
The underdog drifter....
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#3
Updated with a few more pic's. Waiting on clear coat to dry before i continue!
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#4
Added a little video and some more progress pics.
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#5
Great recovery. Reborn from to dust to drifting again.
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