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Old Sun, Jan-21-2018, 03:36:18 PM   #81
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I collect 1:43 models of cars I've owned (and some I've only driven), however no one made an E46 in Interlagos Blue. To fix this, I had eddy at MIY Minimodels create one for me.

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It started out as a Minichamps E46 M3 in Silver Gray / Imola Red, like this:



The CSL wheels were taken off a Kyosho E46 GTR like this one:



The Minichamps model was stripped down and repainted in Interlagos Blue. The CSL wheels were added along with a few other minor tweaks, including removal of sunroof .







Unfortunately no updates to the 1:1, waiting for better weather to come around.
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Old Sun, Jan-21-2018, 05:02:45 PM   #82
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That is very cool. Letís see pics of all the others.
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That model is so bad ass, I want one of mine lol.
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Old Tue, Jan-23-2018, 01:03:21 AM   #84
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That is very cool. Letís see pics of all the others.
None of the other ones are custom, but pics are below. If you ever decide to have one made yourself, here's a CSL that was repainted in an Estoril-like color for some inspiration.

Some cars I've owned:



Some cars I've driven, mostly through Classic Car Club Manhattan (unfortunately way cooler than the ones I've owned):



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That model is so bad ass, I want one of mine lol.
The labor cost was actually pretty reasonable, I think I spent more buying the models themselves as those Minichamps E46 M3s are near unobtanium. If you ever did it, both the Minichamps E46 M3 and the E39 M5 model I'm aware of have opening hoods/detailed engines, so you could do an S62 swap as well!

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None of the other ones are custom, but pics are below. If you ever decide to have one made yourself, here's a CSL that was repainted in an Estoril-like color for some inspiration.



Some cars I've owned:







Some cars I've driven, mostly through Classic Car Club Manhattan (unfortunately way cooler than the ones I've owned):











The labor cost was actually pretty reasonable, I think I spent more buying the models themselves as those Minichamps E46 M3s are near unobtanium. If you ever did it, both the Minichamps E46 M3 and the E39 M5 model I'm aware of have opening hoods/detailed engines, so you could do an S62 swap as well!





His pics didnít show because of photobucket. Thread is six years old though, sure itís still for sale?
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His pics didn’t show because of photobucket. Thread is six years old though, sure it’s still for sale?
If you're using Chrome, install the "Photobucket Embedded Image Fix" plugin and pics will work, has made looking through older forum threads bearable again. He definitely sold that custom model to another collector, but just an idea of what you could do
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If you're using Chrome, install the "Photobucket Embedded Image Fix" plugin and pics will work, has made looking through older forum threads bearable again. He definitely sold that custom model to another collector, but just an idea of what you could do


I appreciate it. Impressive collection there.
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The labor cost was actually pretty reasonable, I think I spent more buying the models themselves as those Minichamps E46 M3s are near unobtanium. If you ever did it, both the Minichamps E46 M3 and the E39 M5 model I'm aware of have opening hoods/detailed engines, so you could do an S62 swap as well!
HAHA an S62 swap would be killer. I wonder if they could do a big wang and splitter.

If you like models you gotta check out this page.

https://www.facebook.com/La-Modz-1-1...VFdzG3dq5iMqQA
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Another IB owner saying hello. Great thread.

Some similarities - when I bought I had to do PS hoses. Went with F10 knob. We also share the same fantasy wheels, if $ ever became no object. Q - you were never tempted by IB reflectors? Yeah the price is a rip off, but I didn't like the amber.

Couple of small things to do come spring. I've been procrastinating on the steering wheel, want multi-function but wiring above my pay grade. Car already had some nice mods done by POs.

I've got a 1:18 model of the M1 that I won at a CCA drawing. Cool but means nothing to me, never cracked the plastic. If anyone wants to trade for a tiny E46 M3, let me know.
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Beautiful car! Love the IB + IR combo!

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HAHA an S62 swap would be killer. I wonder if they could do a big wang and splitter.

If you like models you gotta check out this page.

https://www.facebook.com/La-Modz-1-1...VFdzG3dq5iMqQA
It'd be even cooler if they could build it on a lift and make sure it never runs!
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