One interesting thing that I learned while searching for suitable custom projects in bottomless bins of playworn diecasts: Racing Champions cars are diamonds in the rough.

Often, these poor Racing Champs cars are covered in paint jobs promoting WCW, Looney Tunes, or something like that. But, if you strip away the paint and burn the crazy wheels, what lies beneath is astounding quality with minimal casting lines and superb detail.

This 1950 Ford was totally wrecked. I decided to give it the Lesney-Era treatment with some vintage understated wheels, a fresh coat of paint and some basic details. This is the first RC car that I have done a complete Resto-Mod on and I have a couple more on the workbench that need some love.

Thanks for looking! Enjoy your week!