The infamous 'Custom Car Fiesta' of 1977.
Hated by the purists for it's front wheel drive, it was designed as a promotional vehicle for Ford for the new Fiesta,
and spawned the Fiestavan - but it was of it's time and part of UK Custom Car history - and mine too.
I'll be starting with a RARE Spanish-made Scalextric car in 1/32nd scale,
but as I have several builds on the go at the moment, I don't know when it'll be finished.
Modifications are easy, as Ford didn't want the lines of the car messed with - but generally are :
Bonnet bulge following the existing swage lines,
Side Rear Windows need panelling in with Portholes added,
and the Front Spoiler requires deepening.
..plus rear arches made to cover the Dragslots (originally they were to be box flared).
The slot car body sides should be near vertical, and not taper in towards the sill, so that needs correcting.
Panel painting may be easier as decals - but I'm still in the decal experimenting stage.
...and I need to perfect that, to copy the side murals.
...and wheels - I'll need to find suitable items - slots and centerlines.....I'll add more as I get going.
I prefer 1/24th scale, but as I don't know anybody with a 3D PRINTER to copy the body,
I guess I'll have to stick to this 1/32nd. :shake: