Honda S800 (1:24 scale) Part 2

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This little sports car was equipped with a small, high reeving engine engine with a not commonly found chain transmission for the rear wheels. As this was a “wild racer” I imagined it to have an upgraded engine, with more torque and so, using most of the kit parts, modified the rear transmission and suspensions to accommodate a more conventional rear live axle. Continue reading “Honda S800 (1:24 scale) Part 2”

Honda S800 (1:24 scale) Part 2

Honda S800 (1:24 scale) Part 1

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A great number of years ago (this was back in 2007), the forum Scale Plastic Cars organized a contest with a 60’s era theme. At the time,  Tamiya‘s Honda S800 was the only car model from the 60’s I had at home. I decided to build it and while browsing through some photos of historic racers, a few cars with widened fenders called my attention. Continue reading “Honda S800 (1:24 scale) Part 1”

Honda S800 (1:24 scale) Part 1