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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Started with one of these. Micro Models Wagons

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

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

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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.

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

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

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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..

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

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

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

Painted in the dark green colour of the original

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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.

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

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

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

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

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Vanguard Car Transporter
Vanguard Car Transporter

A photo of the real vehicle which I have copied.

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