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Who Owns An R/c That Looks Like Their Real 1:1 Car?

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I was just wondering because I don't exactly get the love of scale R/C yet... I own a C5 corvette yet I havent felt the need to get an HPI body and re create it into an r/c, but I would like to make a Land Rover Discovery R/C to look like my truck(no one makes a body for that though :D ). I just dont favor on-road only R/C. So how many of you really drive a Hilux, or F350 on a 3" lift, or even maybe a mini cooper??? Show us pics of your R/C and your 1:1 that matches it :lol:

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I own a Mk2 Escort and I'm yet to see a body of one available for an RC, the closest I have seen was a Mk1 Escort sedan and van.

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Real car is a Honda Civic (Stolen Image from Internet). My Tamiya TB EVO IV MS is the 1:10 scale but with a much better paint job :lol:. I just need to trim the body posts !

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I have a Honda Accord Euro (Acura TSX for you USA folks) bodyshell on the way... :lol:

Bodyshell

Going to be hard finding the correct 9-spoke wheels though.

- James

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Me

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BMT...Thats what I'm talkin about :lol: ...Back to my roots... you can't cheat by making your R/C more tricked out then your 1:1 :D

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Cool pair BMT. Bet you get some comments when you pull the 'mini-me' Isuzu out of the 1:1.

I have mine in the works. Not an easy mod to turn a SWB Pajero into a LWB Pajero. It will get there. Rest of my cars (or my favourite 10) have never been decently done in 1:10. Some have been done but look nothing like the 1:1 (Kamtec Escort Mk1 as the perfect example).

Cheers, Mark

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no-one makes a VW Lupo 1:10 bodyshell, so can't do my car. Have found a Lexan Nova shell that may fit on my mini chassis (says it will on the website), so can at least make something that resembles my first car!

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I have a Ford Focus ST170 and a TT01 Focus look alike for the shelf.

Hopefully changeing soon to a ST2 but no 1/10 shells in this shape availible as of yet.

i also had an Alfa 156 and also had the same in 1/10 :lol:

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I dont own the real car anymore, traded that on a nice XR6 Falcon

On the ST170

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By itself.

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I dont own the real car anymore, traded that on a nice XR6 Falcon

On the ST170

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cool number-plate! wish we could have those here!

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cool number-plate! wish we could have those here!

Cheers :lol:

Couldnt pass them up for the car.

Now they live on this

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Just need to find a new shell so that i can make a replica of this one now.

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I have a Ford Focus ST170 and a TT01 Focus look alike for the shelf.

Hopefully changeing soon to a ST2 but no 1/10 shells in this shape availible as of yet.

i also had an Alfa 156 and also had the same in 1/10 :lol:

You'll wonder why you ever had the ST170 after getting the ST2. I made the change, and so glad I did. Had my ST2 over a year now.

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No, i cant say that i have made any of my 1:1 cars into RC, as they simply dont exist. :lol:

I drive a Toyota Carina E, and the closest resemblence sofar is the Toyota Toms Levin, and perhaps the 4-door version, (Toms-something), but i only have the Levin-shell sofar. :D

The second car is a Toyota Aygo, we just got a few months ago, but i HOPE its just a matter of time before a RC-body is available in that shape..

Third car is a 1967 Mustang convertible.. Apparantly, 67 Mustang convertibles are NOT made in ANY form yet, not even a 1/18 scale die-cast version, so no luck there either. B)

Love the MU 1 and 2, BMT: ;)

Cheers..

Michael

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You'll wonder why you ever had the ST170 after getting the ST2. I made the change, and so glad I did. Had my ST2 over a year now.

The only stumbling block to get past is a small thing called the wife :lol: she has a fiesta ST.

im trying to justify it by saying its my turn for a new car and mine is 4 years old know :D woth a try.

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I was considering doing an RC replica of my Focus when I had it (bright yellow ZX3 hatch) but I didn't like the 1:1 car enough to bother duplicating it.

Now that we've traded down to older, paid-for cars, it's a lot harder. I could replicate my wife's Nissan Pathfinder, but I'd spend almost as much on the vintage Kyosho shell as we did on the 1:1 truck. And even then it wouldn't quite match, since it's a four-door.

I don't expect anyone will ever make a 1989 Ford Probe shell, so I'm out of luck on that one.

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@ Mark TA : Thanks. There is a LWB Pajero build going on at www.scale4x4rc.us by 635, if you are looking for inspiration. I actually had the little Mu before the big one popped up :lol:

@ rotor : Frewer does the current XR Falcon in 200m. Should be an easy one to do.

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Cheers :lol:

Couldnt pass them up for the car.

Now they live on this

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Just need to find a new shell so that i can make a replica of this one now.

A week ago when I was at Hobby Habit I saw a BA Falcon body shell, even though I think it was a racecar version it wouldn't take much to turn it into your Falcon

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No pictures but I have a 1994 Mazda MX5 in red and a Tamiya M04 Eunos painted in the same colour :lol:

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My wife has a Mazda MX-5 and I got her an RC and painted it to match:

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I just need to change the rear window paint a bit, the model is a hard top version not the convertible and I didn't notice the slight difference until after I'd finished!

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