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Wurfenstein's Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago

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This Hot Wheel casting was my first plan of attack when I picked up some Tamiya modelling putty. I had a good idea of what I wanted to do but changed a few minor details along the way of building this car, and one major one which ended up being the color. I bought a can of Testors 'Bright Red' paint as indicated by cap , yet when sprayed came out a very orangey-red compared to the Rosso Andromeda I had pictured in my head. So I went with it and gave the second coat a straight bright orange layer.

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I started with a base for the fender flares out of putty. After it dried, I filed them to a more consistent shape and so the width was equal on both sides. Then some body glaze and sanding to smoothen them up before 2 light coats of filler primer. Same deal for the rear ducktail wing and front chin spoiler.

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Illustration for article titled Wurfensteins Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago

One of the more tedious tasks of building the LBWorks Murci was fitting the wheels properly. I used a set of black Matchbox 5 spokes and shaved the sidewalls down to give the tire a stretched look. Both axles were cut and I took the quicker, easier route of using putty to hold both halves of the axle together, that way I was also free to adjust the camber just a tiny bit! A white paint marker was then used for the specifically chosen 'TOYO' sidewall lettering and some color matched center caps to finish them off.

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Illustration for article titled Wurfensteins Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago

The casting sat higher off the ground then I liked even with everything shaved down the most it could. So donor sideskirts from an F150 and a scratchbuilt rear diffuser were a must to make the bottom more flush. The diffuser was actually cut from a Hot Wheels card and added! Lol.

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Illustration for article titled Wurfensteins Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago

Lastly, paint details I added were Liberty Walk inspired 'angry' eyelids on the headlights, updated Murcielago tails, fender studs, Veneno-inspired trim paint, enlarged front intakes, A-C Pillar painted black, and body color louver trim. Of course the interior got a small treatment as well! Anyways, here are the rest of the pictures I took comparing my Custom to the stock Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale Lamborghini Mucielago that it started off as.

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Illustration for article titled Wurfensteins Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago
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(My Dad's '13 SRT Viper GTS photobombing in the back!)

And lastly, a couple of pictures I took during the build. Thanks again for looking!

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Illustration for article titled Wurfensteins Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago
Illustration for article titled Wurfensteins Custom Liberty Walk Lamborghini Murciélago
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Check out the 360 degree video of the LBWorks Murcielago on my Instagram :)

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