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Peugeot 307 WRC "Pirelli", Tour de Corse 2006 (part 7)

Interior
Several things have been done concerning the interior of the car.
The last picture in the last update showed the "raw" build of the fuel cell. Work has been done on the fuel cell in the meantime and it is nearing completion.

The right picture above shows the fuel cell and several other parts from the interior covered in carbon pattern decals.
To simulate the carbon pattern I used decals from Scale Motorsport. I am planning to spray a very thin layer of Tamiya X-19 smoke on the carbon decals to darken them a bit.

Air intake
Work has also been done on the air intake.
On the previous page I already showed the brake ducts I had made for this car.
In the meantime I've also made the grating for the air intake and gave a layer of primer to make sure that the paint will adhere properly to the metal, brass and plastic components.

On the first picture you can see the difference between the original grating that was in the PE set from Tamiya and the mesh I have used for the grating.
I think that the finer mesh gives a more realistic look to the air intake.
There are some minor things I need to correct with the air intake and than it can receive it's final paint coat.

End of this update.

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