Building the Aston Martin week by week.
This is a massive model of the James Bond Goldfinger Aston Martin. Available by subscription or at the newsagents it's a week by week partworks 1:8 scale kit that due to its size leaves lots of room for additional detail and modifications.
More information on this and other models, as well as a very useful forum can be found at:
And the manufacturers website:
Currently I'm building two, one by subscription which is now complete and one from the newsagents which is about half done. I'm modifying as I go, so have a look at the pictures to see what can be done.
|Dash top, leather covered.||Dash front, metal foils added for detail.||Drivers seat, leather covered, weapons tray modified and spring loaded,||Front wheels, brake discs gold foiled, callipers silver foiled.||Steering wheel, gold foil added to spokes, extension added to indicator switch to operate electrics.||Radar console, leather covered, radio modified with blue backlight.|
|Console, leather covered, led added.||Engine bay, metal foil detailing, full wiring harness, brake lines.||Engine, Fuel lines, oil lines, throttle linkages, rocker cover gaskets, metal foil added.||Engine, motor hidden inside alternator to turn fan, foil detail added.||Floor assembled, rear seat base leathered, test fit all bits.||Ejector seat base and mechanism, still need to carpet and detail floor.|
|Number one finished, just some minor work and mods to do. The car is all screw together construction so is easy to pull apart for more mods.|
|Complete dash.||Dash, steering wheel, front, loose fit to give some idea of scale.||Second engine under construction.|
Now finished number two!
I added a remote control box with USB connector for power to control cars functions.
The box also has a remote key fob for power on/off.
|Aston and remote.||Remote box.|
(C) Jon Rothwell 2017