How to detail radiators
Easy, fun techniques add realism
|Modelers often take great care detailing and dressing up the engines and engine bays of their products, only to use the stock kit radiators — and quite often they are somewhat out of sight.|
When I attend 1:1 car shows, I pay close attention to the cooling systems. Many are unique to the car — especially customs, roadsters, and rat rods.
Modifying a kit radiator or totally scratchbuilding your own is an easy and fun process that yields a realistic finished product.
I have used these techniques to modify and scratchbuild radiators for many different types of cars, from showroom to race car.
Try this on your next project. I think you'll find it fun and easy.
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