COMPLETED - Micro Models - Vanguard Car Transporter

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Started with one of these. Micro Models Wagons

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

The rear window has been removed and added top the front chopped just after the drivers door.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

I needed to build a base for the vehicle so I needed to calculate the length of the vehicle to fit the load.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Using the same material I built up the rear to allow for a ramp.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

The frame was then clad with aluminium sides and top and the side strips are brass square profile strips..

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

The model fully clad and primed with the rubber matting cut to size ready for painting and gluing.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Painted in the dark green colour of the original

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Detailing to the grill and bumpers added from another model I had to take apart as the bumper from it was perfect for this model. An interior was fitted also sourced from another vehicle. Fortunately both parts providers were dispensable models.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Decals added. These are not exact copies from the original.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Finally with a racing car on the back. I think the original was also a similar model.

Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

A photo of the real vehicle which I have copied.

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