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Welcome to jdm24scale.com

Hello everyone, jdm24scale is dedicated to my hobby; that of assembling 1/24 scale Japanese model cars. Since I was a young boy I used to buy 1/24 scale diecast cars and take them apart right after so that I could add small details to make them unique. As I grew older, my passion moved to the larger 1/18 scale where I started to completely modify these, making them as different as possible. Modifications that time included scratch-built body kits, new spray, interior modifications, different wheels and engine detailing. As time passed by, in real life I was getting more interested in Japanese cars and finally at the beginning of 2008 I decided to turn my model car attention to these cars coming from the East! With this I decided to do an even bigger change too: going from 1/18 scale diecast to 1/24 scale plastic model kits.

This website also features a Reviews section, where I post my own opinions and pictures about kits or accessories I buy for my builds. These are intended to help other modellers get to know exactly what a certain product contents are. Another section is dedicated to Tutorials, where I post detailed descriptions about the procedures I follow while building my kits.

While hoping you'll enjoy your visit at jdm24scale.com, please feel free to sign my guestbook with comments and/or suggestions on my work and about the site, thus helping me to improve both my modelling skills and the website itself.

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Current Project

These are the kits I'm working on right now. They're the Aoshima Autozam AZ-1 and the Tamiya Lexus LFA. The Autozam is planned to have a sports livery to match with the Copen I built earlier together with various modifications. The Lexus is being built as a Nurburgring Edition version where I'm also utilizing the Hobby Design Detail-Up Set to help me achieve this. Click on any of the pictures above to be re-directed to each own page or follow the projects from The Builds section. 
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Latest Site Updates

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14 January 2020 - New AZ-1 update, chassis time!

More work was done on the chassis while leaving the body to dry for a few more days before beginning to polish it! All the chassis pieces were airbrushed and detailed and now it's ready for final assembly. Click on the picture to see these updates on the AZ-1!

10 January 2020 - The little AZ-1 body is cleared!

More updates on the AZ1 now it was time to make the panel lines, attach the Red Bull decals and clear coat everything. Now I'm waiting for the 2K clear to fully harden and until that happens, I began working on the chassis. Click on the picture to see the latest updates from the tiny Autozam!

12 December 2019 - AZ-1 interior is done!

More work was done in these last days on the Autozam interior and now I can say it's finished. With all the details I've added, I must say that this turned out to be one of my favourite interiors! Click on the picture to see more pictures of the finished AZ interior!

30 September 2019 - New LFA update!

New update on the LFA where this time I managed to finish the interior. All the parts were airbrushed and detailed accordingly and finally I could put together the interior of the Lexus. Click on the picture to view the last steps before the final assembly, and how the interior looks now.

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