Tag Archives: Ford

What has two wings and an engine?

If you’re thinking: “Hey, he’s never done a biplane before, that’s cool! Something new!”, well, you’re wrong. I do have biplanes, and I’ll get to them eventually, but this is not the day. However, I am talking about a very unusual and hard to find kit, and that is a Tamiya kit that has a […]

White Tires… Black Truth

The sad truth is that humans are adaptable. Why is this sad? Well, it means that we can come to terms with, and even embrace, situations and/or environments that may be significantly sub-optimal. And, let’s face it, not much screams “sub-optimal” louder and with less taste than the Automotive Dark Ages. A perfect case in […]

Mustang? Probe-ably not!

While it never replaced the Mustang, the Ford Probe GT, first issued in 1989, was a popular sporty car that did well for Ford and gave people something fun and a bit futuristic to toot around in. With a turbocharged engine and smooth lines, the Probe GT was well-suited to takeon its rivals like Daytonas […]

Return of the Sweaty Man-Horse!

They say you can’t put lipstick on a pig, but it seems that putting stripes on a horse is a totally different thing! To cash in on cash-strapped would-be Vanners in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Ford did just that, and created the Pinto Cruising Wagon! ┬áNot surprisingly, MPC kitted the 1980 version, but […]

Don’t Knock It Until You’ve Tri-ed It!

After that, you’re free to knock it around as much as you want! Check out the ancient (and best left forgotten) 1/72 Airfix Ford 5-AT Trimotor, painted up as the one impressed by the RAF in 1940!

EXP Strikes Again!

Okay, so one EXP is just NOT ENOUGH. So, in order to slake the EXP-lust of the nations, I present to you my build of the MPC EXP in 1/25.  Check it out, and be glad that these times have passed us by.

New Model Car: 1/32 EXP

It seems fit to put up the first car I built as my first car review, right? If you like weird 1980’s styling and absolute motoring mediocrity, you’ll love the 1/32 EXP!