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Restoration Project - Tomica Audi 5000 Turbo

A while ago, I blogged about acquiring an Audi 5000 Turbo and briefly featured my original teal piece.

Well, here is that teal piece:

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This has been with me for as long as I can remember, so it is definitely playworn (albeit lightly compared to some kids... I was always gentle on my toys :P)

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For the longest time, I’ve wanted to restore it, but metallic teal hasn’t exactly been the easiest to color match. But after experimenting with enough sharpies over the years, I picked up a silver and teal pen... And here are the results...

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No, it’s not perfect, but unlike some of my other works, perfect wasn’t my intention here. It’s really just to freshen it up while preserving childhood memories.

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