A couple years back, LaLD went all peer pressure on me and I purchased 5 1:18's on eBay. 3 of those were Fezza 1:18's from Hot Wheels. Each one of those seem to have had an item that didn’t open. Either a bonnet or boot. Thinking about LaLDer vinwin’s awesome post about his Bugatti hack, I decided to investigate.

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I figured like the Maisto Chiron, HW may have added an extra spot weld to keep users from being able to open the boot or bonnet in non-Elite editions. Easy enough...... right?

I mean, the boot obviously opens when you look at it. There isn’t going to be a gap that big if it wasn’t supposed to open. Plus, that’s the whole point of the FF. Yet in this non-Elite, it doesn’t open.

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Even more of a clue is that you can actually see the hinges on the inside lol.

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Welp, that’s all the proof I need. Time to open this baby up and makes some mods to be able to see the rad boot and glorious V12 up front!

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Dem NACA ducts, yo! Once I took the 8 little Felipe’s screws off, in a Johnny Cash voice, “that’s when I noticed that something was definitely wrong”

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Whaaaaaaaaat?

Bruh, where’s my V12 at????????

Welp..... I guess I have to just have a 1:18 Ferrari FF rolling chassis.

Still, let the investigation continue. For the front bonnet, there is no welds as it turns out. A set of tiny screws hold the bonnet closed.

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After that, it flaps around perfectly....loose! ZERO tension when opening the bonnet. Just a heavy, loose flappy metal bit.

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Now, on to the boot aka, the single best feature of the FF. I see a set of screws back there so let’s take those off, remove the headliner, and open the boot!

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Alrighty, now.... open..... open......OPEN!....... wait what?

Nooooooooo!!!!!

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ARRRGGGHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh well. Nothing I can do for now without my Dremel tool, just put it back together.

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Super lame there is no V12. Let’s just double check to be sure.

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Oh hello. Marias cookies are soooo rad! :]

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Hey, let go of that!!!!!

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