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Aug 21 15 3:02 PM

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As a high schooler late 1970 I photographed the steps in building this, wrote captions and a story then sent it off to Model Car Science magazine. It was published in the April and May 1971 issues and was my first "how-to" article. The car shows some questionable engineering and build quality but as long as it isn't examined too closely it's "good enough." Over time, some parts fell off and the paint developed some problems. Recently I restored it by gluing the parts back on and minimized some of the cracks in the paint by filling them with a similar color then polishing. I also removed poorly-applied transparent red paint on the insides of the windows, polished them and resprayed.