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Forum: Sketching and Drawing 04-22-2012, 03:00 AM
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Views: 798
Posted By xpeed
Re: Revisited a W. I. P.

Great work. Glad to see you're coming back to it.
Forum: Sketching and Drawing 04-22-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By xpeed
Infiniti G35 collage and Nissan S15

Another order for a client.

This one took me about 60 hours total. Roughly 15 hours for each car.
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y78/xpeed/g35-02.jpg

This one was done sometime 2 years...
Forum: Car Modeling 01-04-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,236
Posted By xpeed
Re: aventador release

I pre-ordered mine from http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/car/. They've always been great to me, and always notifies me when they have pre-ordered items in stock. They usually give out estimated release...
Forum: WIP - Street 10-10-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By xpeed
Re: Tamiya Lamborghini Coutach LP500S

Nice! I also had this kit. Great kit to work with. Are you going to add the driver in? I decided not to do that.
Forum: Sketching and Drawing 10-09-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By xpeed
Re: Its been A while Explorer

Nice! Great to see you're still at it. I can't remember the last time I shared my recent work here. Maybe I will once I'm done with the one I'm working on. So hard to get that motivation to get...
Forum: WIP - Street 09-29-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By xpeed
Re: Acura NSX

Awesome color.
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 09-27-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By xpeed
Re: Nissan Cima Street Racer 1/24

I like how it shows the "Mugen" logo on the screen...haha. great work btw.
Forum: Car Modeling 09-24-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,860
Posted By xpeed
Re: New Releases Thread

Reserved the Aventador too. Gives me time to save up some funds till December. =D

Hopefully, I'd be able to finish some of my works in progress, especially my GDB STi duo builds.
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 09-17-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,734
Posted By xpeed
Re: Audi R8 V10 Spyder

Is that Ipanema Brown? Looks a bit darker than it should in sunlight if it is.
Forum: Car Modeling 09-11-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,423
Posted By xpeed
Re: What's that engine?

Endac is partially correct since it's found in the 2003-2010 models. It's the 2AZ-FE, which is a widely used engine in few Toyota models, such as their first gen Scion tCs and 2nd Gen xBs. The...
Forum: Car Modeling 09-08-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,423
Posted By xpeed
Re: What's that engine?

One of my favorites only due to it's simplicity and quite peppy and torquey for a low-power engine.

Are we guessing the engine type code or where it's from? Cause mine is pretty much obvious...
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 08-30-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By xpeed
Re: Fujimi Honda CRZ

That is an amazing color. Was this straight from can or acrylic?
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 08-14-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,129
Posted By xpeed
Re: Tamiya 1/24 Aston Martin DBS

It is white.
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y78/xpeed/DBSEngine-01.jpg


This build is well made and the presentation is nothing less than professional. As a graphic designer, I really...
Forum: WIP - Street 08-06-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By xpeed
Re: Aoshima 2009 & 2011 Subaru GR WRX STi

Test fitting it. The rear wheel sits higher than the front so I'm trying to fix that.

Oh, don't mind the white tape, I'm prepping it to paint the window trims.
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Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 07-30-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By xpeed
Re: Tamiya Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R

Very nice. Clean and actually looks like a car that's been driven. Good job!
Forum: WIP - Street 07-30-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By xpeed
Re: Aoshima 2009 & 2011 Subaru GR WRX STi

Some quick update. Almost done with the grille, just need to touch up on the paint and Subaru blue oval emblem and STi badge. The front bumper is ready to go and the Volks RE30s are done except the...
Forum: WIP - Street 07-29-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By xpeed
Re: Aoshima 2009 & 2011 Subaru GR WRX STi

Got it painted! Light gun metal is the color with gunmetal RE30s, looks very stealthy. Oh and my Tamiya primer finally came in today. Thank goodness because I used Testor's primer and they DO NOT...
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 07-26-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By xpeed
Tamiya Lamborghini Countach LP500s

Hey all. This project took me a bit over a year to complete. Just went back to it on and off each month. The kit is a bit old, probably made back in the early 90s, so small plastic parts and...
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 07-26-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By xpeed
Forum: WIP - Street 07-15-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By xpeed
Re: Aoshima 2009 & 2011 Subaru GR WRX STi

Still thinking on the color, but for sure one of them will be blue. Need to go back to my paint pile and see which one haven't been opened yet.
Forum: WIP - Street 07-14-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By xpeed
Re: Aoshima 2009 & 2011 Subaru GR WRX STi

Go for it! I think it's going to take me awhile because the guy I bought the Tamiya primer from is being a total tool. It doesn't take 45 days to be shipped from Hong Kong. I ordered them back in...
Forum: WIP - Street 07-13-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By xpeed
Re: SKYLINE ER34 street

It's not bad, but the fit on the roof is just awful. Was it warped when you got it?
Forum: WIP - Street 07-13-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By xpeed
Aoshima 2009 & 2011 Subaru GR WRX STi

Hey all. I couldn't find my old thread I started when I first got the 2009 version, so since I just got this in the mail, I'll make this a double build thread.

The 2011 version came in the mail...
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 07-12-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By xpeed
Re: Nismagnum

Looks good, but that is some bad orange peel around the left c pillar.
Forum: Sketching and Drawing 07-08-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By xpeed
Re: Nissan 350Z Wangan + Ford Mondeo

Both looks good although the Mondeo looks a bit warped in the front. The placement of the emblem throws it off for some reason.
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 07-07-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By xpeed
Re: Ferrari F355 GTS

This is well made. Paint looks great!
Forum: Car Modeling 07-02-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,340
Posted By xpeed
Re: Work Emotion XD9 wheels

I believe nobody made a cast of one of resemblance to the XD-9s. Those are really nice rims btw. I almost ended up buying one for my car but chickened out at the last minute. The SA-70 from...
Forum: WIP - Street 06-22-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,730
Posted By xpeed
Re: VW Golf MKV GTI

That's a nice color. I might consider this when I repaint my other car. (My actual car that is)
Forum: WIP - Motorsports 06-20-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,069
Posted By xpeed
Re: repsol brun porsche 962

Dang man. This is a huge improvement over your last projects you've done. Keep it up!
Forum: Sketching and Drawing 06-19-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By xpeed
Honda S2000 AP2 WIP

After a long hiatus from here, this is what I'm currently working on.

This is a gift for a friend of mine since I'm drawing her car here and I hope she'll like it.

Paper: 18' x 24" Bristol...
Forum: Sketching and Drawing 06-19-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By xpeed
Re: W.I.P. Chevy Camaro

This is looking great! Very clean and almost realistic.
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 06-14-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By xpeed
Re: Toyota GT-One TS 020 LM 1999

Great build for a great LeMans racer. Too bad they came in second overall.
Forum: Car Modeling 06-03-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,724
Posted By xpeed
Re: Nasty.

I wish they would make any new BMW models, especially the E92 M3.
Forum: WIP - Street 05-31-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By xpeed
Re: Lamoborghini Countach LP500

^ If that's the case, *smack* on my part. I'll try to get that fixed then. Thanks.
Forum: WIP - Motorsports 05-30-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,824
Posted By xpeed
Re: audi r10

^ You're doing it the opposite. You should paint the body first before you put on the decals. Makes it easier.
Forum: WIP - Street 05-30-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By xpeed
Re: Lamoborghini Countach LP500

I put them on the reflector as par to the instructions. It was kind of funny why since the decals weren't exact fit, but with some thinking, I managed.
Forum: WIP - Street 05-30-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By xpeed
Re: Lamoborghini Countach LP500

Thanks. Yeah, next time I probably will. I was just following the paint instructions but now that I see it, it's too shiny for me so flat black is what I'll use on my future projects. Thanks mate.
Forum: WIP - Street 05-29-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By xpeed
Re: Lamoborghini Countach LP500

Almost done! Just need to paint the interior and minor fixes on the paint on the body.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a48/xspeed/LP500-02.jpg...
Forum: WIP - Street 05-29-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,340
Posted By xpeed
Re: Another new addition to my growing WIPs

Some update. The body is all scratched up and I ran out of putty so I just decided to go ahead and paint it and give it a "abused" look. Didn't like how it came out so I guess there are always next...
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 05-28-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By xpeed
Re: nismo ztune r34

You should really try redoing this one and painting it. You'll be surprised how much skills you will pick up when you start painting.
Forum: Car Modeling 05-27-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,970
Posted By xpeed
Re: New Tamiya kits

I wouldn't mind Tamiya coming out with the Citroen C4 Rally Car driven by Sébastien Loeb with the RedBull Livery
Forum: Car Modeling 05-26-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,699
Posted By xpeed
Re: For those who have built Tamiya Z34 (370Z)

That was a great history background. I enjoyed reading it to be honest. Thanks for that info. I like learning about forgotten cars and its history. If you have any questions regarding certain...
Forum: Car Modeling 05-26-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,699
Posted By xpeed
Re: For those who have built Tamiya Z34 (370Z)

^ At first I didn't know what car that was and I'd admit I didn't know but I did my research and it's a Monica 560, made in 1973. Only 8 were ever made for production. I'm not much of a car bible...
Forum: Car Modeling 05-25-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,699
Posted By xpeed
Re: For those who have built Tamiya Z34 (370Z)

Well, I'm sorry that I insulted you in any way and it wasn't directed towards you. Just to let you know, I work with cars both as a hobby and career so I believe I do know my way around cars. That...
Forum: Car Modeling 05-25-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,699
Posted By xpeed
Re: For those who have built Tamiya Z34 (370Z)

I guess some people only know how to build models but don't know anything about cars in general. =|

The factory bulb is orange. The ones you see on youtube are aftermarket bulbs. People change...
Forum: Car Modeling 05-25-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,699
Posted By xpeed
Re: For those who have built Tamiya Z34 (370Z)

^ Like he said, the top is the signal bulb, the bottom right is the orange reflector.
Forum: WIP - Street 05-18-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,084
Posted By xpeed
Re: Nissan 370Z Amuse

Sorry, it's easy to assume that you didn't know they existed so we all thought so.

There are a lot of people who installed the CF exhausts on the 350Zs btw. =)
Forum: WIP - Street 05-18-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,084
Posted By xpeed
Re: Nissan 370Z Amuse

^ There are CF Titanium Exhausts. HKS makes them and a few others I believe.

Looking great. I really like the little details in put into them, especially the heat shield near the Y-Piping...
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 05-18-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,692
Posted By xpeed
Re: Lancer Evolution X

Very nice build. Just to let you know. I don't what you mean 4th generation, but it's actually the 10th Generation, hence "Evo X"

=)
Forum: Completed Projects / Gallery 05-13-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,342
Posted By xpeed
Re: Lexus LFA

Oh wow. Stunning. This car looks great once you build it. Who cares what people say, the design grows on you.

Now, if someone would custom build a roadster version. :D
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