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Jaguar Mk. II Saloon "Inspector Morse" (part 8)

Continuing work on the chassis
After the glue on the exhaust had dried, it was time to paint the part aluminium colour. I used the aluminium paint from the Revell Aqua Color range.
After the paint had dried, I glued the exhaust to the car. I also put the wheels on the car, otherwise the exhaust might get scratched. And as I'm not intending on doing further work on the bottom of the car, it was as good a moment to put the car on it's own feet.
Only thing I still have to do concerning the wheels is touch up the hubcaps. Because part of the chrome layer has been removed where I had to cut the hubcaps from their sprue.

Now that the car has been put onto it's wheels, it was time to put together the interior of the car.

Next up were the side panels. But before I could glue them in place, I had to scratch build some seatbelts.
Although the original car had only 2-point seatbelts, the car Inspector Morse drove had in fact 3-point seatbelts. So I had to make them myself.

The build of this car is progressing nicely.
Next task will be the smoothing of the paint of the car, and than I can start polishing the body. After that, the window trim can be put in place. For that I will be using Bare Metal Foil for the first time.
I hope to be showing the results in the next update.


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