I never really planned to build an FC RX-7 since I tend to focus most of my builds on ’90’s and up tuner cars, but this Aoshima model just happened to land in my lap unexpectedly as a gift, so I figured it would make a good platform to try some unique things out on…like an LS swap.
Aoshima Top Secret Nissan Skyline GT-R R34
Yes, I’ve already built an R34 Skyline before (and in Bayside Blue to boot) but this time it’s more than a simple rebuild – I don’t like building “variations” of my cars, so the only times I’ll build a new kit of the same car is to replace it with a better version (the old one will be booted/sold/hacked…
Aoshima Subaru Impreza WRX STi GRB + USCP Sedan Transkit
The STi is an iconic childhood car for me – ironically because one of my earliest memories as a child was of playing with an Alternators Smokescreen Transformer toy that turned into a Subaru WRC. I like them even more now that I’m familiar with their performance and pedigree, to the point where I was deadly close to pulling the…
Jada Fast and Furious 1/24 D.K.’s Nissan 350Z
I’m not usually one to buy things I can otherwise build on my own – even if the pre-built stuff is super cheap and uses more expensive materials than the plastic models I usually fancy. There comes a time, however, when you would like to build an iconic model from cinema but the means are either simply too cost-prohibitive or…