Engine hatch cover for Porsche Carrera GT

12-03-2016, 03:09 PM
Not sure if this should be posted in the Classifieds thread or not, but I ruined both ''mesh" decals to be used with Tamiyas Carrera GT due to the brittleness causing tears.

I had seen a that there was a company that made an aftermarket verstion of this part that came pre-formed to fit the shape using PE(i think) and doing away with the decal all together.

Does anyone have any advice.

ps I did try forming my own from mesh PE and didnt have much luck :shakehead

12-03-2016, 03:33 PM
Is this the aftermarket set you're talking about.


By the shape, looks like it has the PE for each half of the engine cover.


12-03-2016, 03:39 PM
I had a really hard time shaping it to the correct shape. I may need to try that again, but there was a company that made the part already in the correct form

The 5th Horseman
12-03-2016, 04:32 PM
hey man ,
I remembered that detail part you mentioned , so i browsed through my back issues of TMMI and i Found IT!!!
its from ACU.STION and at the time www.grandprixmodels.com was listed as the supplier (that was 11 years ago). It is ,as you mentioned pre-formed, and only requires trimming and gluing, there is however a slight inaccuracy in the pattern of the mesh- it is square mesh instead of the correct hexagonal.
Anyway good luck with that...

12-03-2016, 05:28 PM
here it is
it's "backordered" so it may be restock (??)

12-12-2016, 04:52 PM
Didnt ka models or aother company make em too besides acustion.

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