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Aoshima to release GT86 Rocket Bunny


exhaust smoke
07-09-2013, 10:34 AM
Looks like Aoshima are entering the Toyota 86 Rocket Bunny Arena with 2 versions:

1) Rocket Bunny with Greddy exhaust and Enkei wheels: http://www.hlj.com/product/AOS00762/Aut

2) Rocket Bunny with Greddy exhaust and Volk wheels:
http://www.hlj.com/product/AOS00763/Aut

avd
07-09-2013, 11:56 AM
Do they really selling the kit including whatever they added?

Some_Kid
07-09-2013, 01:04 PM
Skill level 3. So I guess it's got an engine?

blubaja
07-09-2013, 09:32 PM
Do they really selling the kit including whatever they added?

Wut?

This is good to hear! Sorry for anyone who bought the resin transkits:/

avd
07-09-2013, 10:36 PM
Wut?

This is good to hear! Sorry for anyone who bought the resin transkits:/

Sorry to confuse you. What I meant is does aoshima really selling transkit or just the wheel or something else that I can't tell by the picture.

MidMazar
07-09-2013, 10:39 PM
Sorry to confuse you. What I meant is does aoshima really selling transkit or just the wheel or something else that I can't tell by the picture.

Its two whole different model kits. Only difference is each one contains different wheels. Although i don't know if its curbside.

petesy
07-09-2013, 11:15 PM
No mention of engine in Aoshima's web site, only new mufflers. Judging from the list price (3200 yen vs 3000 for the engined version) I think it is going to be curbside.


This is good to hear! Sorry for anyone who bought the resin transkits:/
I'm not too bothered yet, I will need to see the final product first. I am putting the work on my EightyOne kit on hold, though.

I hope they would release a new body with the fender flares molded on like they did with the Vertex Ridge S15 Silvia. From my experience with their VIP kits, if the flares are separate parts they'd probably need just as much work as the resin ones.

da_ashman
07-10-2013, 08:23 PM
SON OF A %&#$@!!!! After buying the 81 Transkit coz I didnt think Aoshima (or Fujimi) would mold it, NOW they decide to listen to my emails telling them they should do it!! Hope the fender flares are molded to the body otherwise its not worth buying.
& if it doesnt come with an engine you could always buy the Aoshima 86 with Engine & swap them over

turbos86
07-10-2013, 11:45 PM
Ordered both~

<- The idiot who's going to have 4 different version of Rocket bunny 86, lol?

Last time I've made an Aoshima wide body anything was their TRD N2 AE86, and the over fenders for that were not molded to the body, yet it was pleasant to work with and didn't look too thick. Heck, the body was even pre-trimmed for the over fenders and wider wheels. I have faith in them.

nascar49
07-11-2013, 12:27 AM
Ordered both~

<- The idiot who's going to have 4 different version of Rocket bunny 86, lol?

Last time I've made an Aoshima wide body anything was their TRD N2 AE86, and the over fenders for that were not molded to the body, yet it was pleasant to work with and didn't look too thick. Heck, the body was even pre-trimmed for the over fenders and wider wheels. I have faith in them.

I am going to have three, if HLJ ever restocks it, I pre ordered both , the image's were not posted yet when I ordered mine

I have plans for two out the three, I think one will included an engine swap, been planing an engine swap for awhile now, just been waiting for the w/engine version to come out, and again, if HLJ would get my order to FedEx , I would have mine :shakehead

tonioseven
07-11-2013, 03:07 AM
http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10233907


http://www.1999.co.jp/itbig23/10233907.jpg


http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10233908


http://www.1999.co.jp/itbig23/10233908.jpg

petesy
07-16-2013, 01:55 AM
Aoshima has just announced a collaboration with EightyOne on September releases in their Facebook page.

Wonder if that has anything to do with these 2 kits?

exhaust smoke
07-16-2013, 03:51 AM
I've just read the EightyOne/Aoshima collaboration on FB.

Amazing that the two kits together (with a base kit) are cheaper than just one of the EightyOne transkits!

turbos86
07-16-2013, 05:51 AM
^ We don't know what Aoshima is really hinting at with just a jpeg of the two companies logos together until they confirm it. But if that's what's really is happening, all of us who already bought the EightyOne transkit has been royally screwed.

Also, EightyOne just released new resin rims sets, and Volk Racing G25 is one of them, the same wheels in Aoshima's Greddy RB kit.

And the plot thickens~

nascar49
07-16-2013, 08:48 PM
^ We don't know what Aoshima is really hinting at with just a jpeg of the two companies logos together until they confirm it. But if that's what's really is happening, all of us who already bought the EightyOne transkit has been royally screwed.

Also, EightyOne just released new resin rims sets, and Volk Racing G25 is one of them, the same wheels in Aoshima's Greddy RB kit.

And the plot thickens~

Agreed, Its has to be something else that has to do with 81, they announced the RB kits on their FaceBook already, so I cant see it having to with those kits at this time

petesy
07-16-2013, 10:42 PM
Aoshima just said it will be in plastic.

avd
07-16-2013, 10:53 PM
Everything is plastic

nascar49
07-16-2013, 11:21 PM
Here is an update that Aoshima just posted

Aoshima Bunka Kyozai Co.,Ltd. Official page
S.Ver.R No.57 Greddy&Rocket Bunny "ENKEI VER"

* New tooling - Full Body kit including wide fenders, front under spoiler, front air intake duct, side spoiler panels, rear under spoiler, rear wing, and exhaust.
* Winglet is Rocket Bunny version (sunrise)
* ENKEI RS05RR wheel set with 18 inch new tapered stretched tires
http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h341/irvan2836/1075731_635170693160167_873452282_n_zps701dcd9a.jp g (http://s1105.photobucket.com/user/irvan2836/media/1075731_635170693160167_873452282_n_zps701dcd9a.jp g.html)

And this is for the Greddy version
S.Ver.R No.56 Greddy&Rocket Bunny "VOLK RACING VER"

* New Tolling - Full Body kit including wide fenders, front under spoiler, side spoiler panels, rear under spoiler, rear wing, and exhaust.
* Winglet is regular version
* Volk Racing G25 wheel set with 18 inch new tapered stretched tires

ChristopheB
07-16-2013, 11:41 PM
Sounds really good to me!

nascar49
07-17-2013, 03:45 AM
So I asked Aoshima if they are doing the body with the body kit molded

here is the reply I got

Jonathan Stephens I am not sure if you can answer this just yet, but are you tolling up a new body?, or just the wide body parts?, did you modify the stock 86/BRZ body tooling?, or is it new body tool?
4 hours ago Like 2
Aoshima Bunka Kyozai Co.,Ltd. Official page Jonathan Stephens Just tool up wide fenders, just like the real car. The wheel has off set to fit the wide fender.

exhaust smoke
07-17-2013, 06:12 AM
It sounded like EightyOne will be supplying the p/e wing end plates only.

viperofoz
07-17-2013, 10:45 AM
It sounded like EightyOne will be supplying the p/e wing end plates only.

That's the conclusion I came to as well.

Personally I'm much happier to see an Aoshima molded plastic body kit than trying to fit a resin set.

Regards, Dan

avd
07-17-2013, 05:40 PM
Sure gonna be look awesome when its coming out.

da_ashman
07-17-2013, 08:34 PM
So esentially its a Toyota 86 with 81s resin bodykit molded in plastic for half the price of the 81 transkit only. Still wont put me off buying 1 or 2!

nascar49
07-17-2013, 08:38 PM
So esentially its a Toyota 86 with 81s resin bodykit molded in plastic for half the price of the 81 transkit only. Still wont put me off buying 1 or 2!
Or 3 :rofl::runaround:

turbos86
07-17-2013, 11:22 PM
Who wants to buy my over priced 81 resin transkit? XD LOL

viperofoz
07-19-2013, 06:29 AM
Aoshima has just posted pics of the first test shots of the new parts on their Facebook page.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/600590_636232519720651_402883370_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1011488_636232513053985_1867903156_n.jpg

Regards, Dan

petesy
07-19-2013, 03:17 PM
Interesting that they are molding the rising sun wing plates in plastic too. I'd like to see how that works out.

nascar49
07-19-2013, 06:44 PM
So did they just copy the 81's kit and make it in styrene? if so ,I wonder if they corrected some of issues wit it?

avd
07-19-2013, 06:54 PM
Wow they look more perfect. I'm buying maybe 3 or 4 set.

nascar49
07-19-2013, 06:55 PM
Wow they look more perfect. I'm buying maybe 3 or 4 set.

You mean kits?, I have pre ordered three so far, and with one of the transkit that if ever comes back in stock will give me four, not sure if I need more then that

avd
07-19-2013, 07:00 PM
You mean kits?, I have pre ordered three so far, and with one of the transkit that if ever comes back in stock will give me four, not sure if I need more then that

Yeah kit, set, etc.. Yes that what I'm talking about but I'mma wait for a while to make more cash. Hate paying my own stupid bill.:banghead:

nascar49
07-19-2013, 08:14 PM
Yeah kit, set, etc.. Yes that what I'm talking about but I'mma wait for a while to make more cash. Hate paying my own stupid bill.:banghead:

I thought so, just being an ass :rofl:

I wish I could get other people to pay for my habbit, err, I mean plastic :lol2:

turbos86
07-20-2013, 03:58 AM
So did they just copy the 81's kit and make it in styrene? if so ,I wonder if they corrected some of issues wit it?

Hard to tell until we get our hands on it and match it side by side.

Anyway, Plastic > Resin
If only they released this sooner, oh well.

avd
07-20-2013, 11:23 AM
Most big company like aoshima alway correct the issue to make look perfect but never know what gonna be like what we gonna get our hand of the kit.

nascar49
07-20-2013, 07:05 PM
Hard to tell until we get our hands on it and match it side by side.

Anyway, Plastic > Resin
If only they released this sooner, oh well.
Agreed, that was just me thinking out loud, I will take plastic over resin any day of the week, I do really care all that much for resin to be honest

da_ashman
07-21-2013, 08:23 PM
So did they just copy the 81's kit and make it in styrene? if so ,I wonder if they corrected some of issues wit it?

I imagine Aoshima has started from scratch & designed it for their kit. The only reason 81 is assoitated at all is because they got the Licence approval from TRA (Rocket Bunny) & they may be supplying the PE endplates.

But on a postive note, I dont feel overly gutted quite so much anymore, know that you still have just as much work to do to make the plastic bodykit fit as the resin one requires. Albeit the Plastic kit looks more accurate & is less than half the price...

turbos86
07-21-2013, 08:52 PM
Aoshima is doing their own "rising sun" GT wing end plates in plastic (Refer to post #27 in this thread). It probably is only licensing issue here, or their collaboration isn't even about this kit.

petesy
07-21-2013, 11:37 PM
Aoshima is doing their own "rising sun" GT wing end plates in plastic (Refer to post #27 in this thread). It probably is only licensing issue here, or their collaboration isn't even about this kit.
I wouldn't be surprised if EightyOne would provide the photo etch parts for the 86, just like Beemax does with the upcoming Celica.

nascar49
08-09-2013, 09:21 PM
Getting closer, completed mock up photos have been posted, here are a few and the link to view all
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.646519585358611.1073741867.383251378352101&type=3
http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h341/irvan2836/547446_646520062025230_1021397863_n_zpsfedc9838.jp g (http://s1105.photobucket.com/user/irvan2836/media/547446_646520062025230_1021397863_n_zpsfedc9838.jp g.html)
http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h341/irvan2836/1098164_646519698691933_1256464548_n_zps26398ca0.j pg (http://s1105.photobucket.com/user/irvan2836/media/1098164_646519698691933_1256464548_n_zps26398ca0.j pg.html)

avd
08-10-2013, 12:04 AM
Looking great. I can tell the paint doesn't look smooth at all.

cjsbosox
08-10-2013, 10:37 AM
I want one just for the wheels! Not a big fan of the crazy camber. But that's just me. Car is awesome in any case. I'm saving my pennies for the SV kit

nascar49
08-10-2013, 04:09 PM
I want one just for the wheels! Not a big fan of the crazy camber. But that's just me. Car is awesome in any case. I'm saving my pennies for the SV kit


You dont have to have the crazy camber, I not a fan of the crazy camber either , I am pretty sure that is going to be an option for the builder to have it or not

hirofkd
08-10-2013, 04:48 PM
Aoshima's stock 86/BRZ kits already include two camber options and two ride height options. I doubt they will take those parts out.

nascar49
08-10-2013, 07:38 PM
Aoshima's stock 86/BRZ kits already include two camber options and two ride height options. I doubt they will take those parts out.

I am pretty sure the kit is going to be the same with just the Rocket Bunny parts added, but you never know :lol:

nascar49
10-09-2013, 11:00 PM
How about some box art

http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h341/irvan2836/1391500_677796805564222_807195223_n_zps4a117914.jp g (http://s1105.photobucket.com/user/irvan2836/media/1391500_677796805564222_807195223_n_zps4a117914.jp g.html)

http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h341/irvan2836/540153_677796448897591_1122371010_n_zpsb2afe0cb.jp g (http://s1105.photobucket.com/user/irvan2836/media/540153_677796448897591_1122371010_n_zpsb2afe0cb.jp g.html)

avd
10-11-2013, 12:04 AM
Are they out yet? I thought it pose to order by now last sept.

nascar49
10-11-2013, 01:45 AM
Are they out yet? I thought it pose to order by now last sept.

No, the new release date being shown is middle of this month (Oct)

rallymaster
10-11-2013, 04:34 PM
Would wheels be available alone ?
the red one rims are interesting...! :naughty:

nascar49
10-11-2013, 09:22 PM
Would wheels be available alone ?
the red one rims are interesting...! :naughty:

I dont think so

rallymaster
10-12-2013, 08:45 AM
I dont think so

Neither do I, but with a bit of chance and crossing fingers :grinyes:

Mikezibit
12-19-2013, 09:05 AM
Vantage Bunny :iceslolan

http://www.scaleproduction.de/htmlbilder/bilder/vantage-bunny_n.jpg

Veyron
12-19-2013, 02:13 PM
GT3 version, Mike?

Mikezibit
12-27-2013, 02:04 PM
GT3 version, Mike?

the fenders are wrong for the GT3, its only a street bunny :)

http://www.scaleproduction.com/pictures/reference-pictures/aston-martin-v12-vantage-gt3/


Mike

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