Benz SL65 AMG

Name: Victor M. Rodriguez
Location: Union county , New Jersey
Photographer: myself
Brand name of kit(s): main kit Fujimi Benz SL /Aoshima SL65 AMG for parts
Build started as a $5 “glue bomb” purchase . Overall kit was complete minus decals . Main goal when starting build was red exterior , white interior , add an engine , add 18 inch koenig wheels over the 16 inch originally that come with the kit .

Exterior ;
– aoshima SL65 AMG hood 85% grafted to front portion of Fujimi hood
– hardtop I cut out the center of top to add a glass and make my own panoramic hardtop
– aoshima SL65 AMG mirrors modded to fit
– aoshima SL65 AMG headlights retro-fitted
– gold bare metal foil added to trims / grille emblem
– paint testors revving red extreme lacquer
– testors wet look clear coat
– cut & buff clear

Interior ;
– tamiya recaro seats
– scalemotorsport carbon kevlar and pattern design added to interior parts
– aoshima SL65 AMG steering wheel/cluster/shifter/door panels
– seat belts added
– third brake light on rear deck
– detail master white flock for carpet

Engine ;
– cut hood out
– aoshima SL65 AMG engine / engine bay modded to fit
– M156 V8 AMG engine is finished product

Wheels ;
– aoshima 18 inch koenig specials face
– wheelman’s warehouse custom aluminum barrels
– tamiya Porsche gt2 tires

Chassis ;
– just simple paint detail metal rod rear axle