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1968 MPC Olsonite Eagle – fixing the rear track

One of the best early plastic Indy car models was the MPC Olsonite Eagle kit, replicating the Weslake powered car driven by Dan Gurney or the Ford DOHC powered car driven by team mate Dennis Hulme. This kit featured a … Continue reading

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Monogram Kurtis Roadster update kit

The Monogram Kurtis 500 Roadster is one of the first plastic Indy car kits produced. Despite it’s age, it regularly gets re-issued, including most recently in 2010. It can still be readily found in hobby shops. For those of you … Continue reading

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Restoration: 1997 Indy 500 winner

Ever have a car in your model collection that over time just doesn’t sit well with you? Maybe it was great when it was built, but time has not been kind to it; paint has yellowed, parts have fallen off, … Continue reading

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The joy of designing decals

One of the biggest challenges of designing a set of decals is the fact that virtually no race car is exactly the same from one race to the next. Accurate reference material is important, but just as important is knowing … Continue reading

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