Sounds accurate to the 1:1 version!
Yes, the only time Heller get the realism right, it is wrong!
The customer's car is turning out quite nicely. He should be more then happy. Of course since he most likely isn't a modeler, hasn't a clue of just how much work and effort you put into this build to get it to this level.
The guy it is actually a Sunday modeller, but he never gets the finishes right and he also has a very large collection of Diecasts and commissioned builds.
Gabriel, I hope your customer is paying you handsomely, for the amount of blood sweat and tears going into these builds is phenomenal!
You know, Russ, the pay for plastic models was never too high and on this one I get penalties for late delivery and failure to rebadge the car. However, since my hobby balance remains positive, I'm happy enough
The P34 is pushing me hard to clear my bech, and I made an agreement with myself not to start a new build until the previous one it is finished or in the stage where I just have to wait for paint to dry. Long story short, Dacia 1100 has to run faster than P34 in my world
Windows, bumpers and wheels fitted, as well as most of the lights. All with minor issues, the wheels with major issues. The seering link it is too long and the car was steering left and right in the same time
I kept the wheels free moving in the spindles, but now they have to be positioned individually. Also I convinced the owner to remove temporarily the hinges - I'm going to ship them separately and he will decide if will keep them or not. Here you can see by how much the cross body stripe it's longer than supposed to be. There is no support underneath and cannot be forced flatter. However, the gaps are gone:
And here one of my mistakes: initially I glued the front bumper upside down, because the slant of the mounts indicate that arrangement. I realized my mistake with someone's help, and turned it around, but the angle to the body looks a little weird. At least it is the correct position: