Lotus 49B

  • Model:  Lotus 49B
  • Modeller’s Name: Sean Carter
  • Scale: 1/12
  • Debut: 2018/05
  • Brand: Tamiya #12053
  • Build Time: 15 Months
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Model Description


EXTRAS: Kit PE, plus
PE & Decals from Best Balsa Kits:Belgium,
Rod Ends & Bolts from RB Motion:USA,

Replacement DFV Engine & Hewland Gearbox,
Throttle Inlet Manifold detail set,
Wheels from ‘Scale Details’, Germany,
Custom made fibreglass seat covered with faux leather,
Scratch-Built instrument cluster,
Scratch-Built steering rack,
Cast Resin brake caliper & uprights.

3D printed brake rotors,
Replaced engine & gearbox,
Scratch-built suspension,
Turned Aluminium wheels,
MFH rivets applied to chassis,
Tamiya paint & clear,
Polished with micro pads & Novus plastic polish

“The car being modelled is the 1969 Monaco winner driven by Graham Hill

This car livery in the kit is a mish mash of various races and the model itself is glaringly incorrect on a number of fronts – hence the time I have taken to correct it.

OCD much ? ”

What a “BUILD”!!….RjT


Modeller Info

Sean Carter