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#1 OFFLINE   Hybrid Theory

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Posted 11 June 2020 - 08:18 AM

First model I’ve picked up in a while, and nice first impression.

The SAN Marino blue is a lovely colour and represented nicely as always by GT Spirit.

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Photo mesh in the lower grilles and partial vents in the kidney grilles.

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Wheels are really nicely done, and the brake discs are an improvement on previous models.

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Nice glossy carbon roof.

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Overall a really nice model, mine doesn’t seem to have any issues with QC.

The only disappointment is The wheels don’t roll, and no carbon on the front lip, rear diffuser and spoiler Which should be there at this price point.

Edited by Hybrid Theory, 11 June 2020 - 08:53 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2020 - 09:00 AM

I received mine yesterday and it is full with glue residue. So I will have to send it back, but since it's sold out I won't be getting a replacement.
Lucky you for getting a good one!

Edited by crz, 11 June 2020 - 09:02 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2020 - 10:25 AM

Cool!!
I have one en route. The wheels will roll, if you put it down and roll it backwards & forwards, it'll free up / break the glue and it'll roll.

I did had a pre order for one which cost me about £50 from that chancer on ebay at the start of year but that didn't happen.

 crz, on 11 June 2020 - 09:00 AM, said:

I received mine yesterday and it is full with glue residue. So I will have to send it back, but since it's sold out I won't be getting a replacement.
Lucky you for getting a good one!
Sorry to hear about that :( There are still some on eBay, although there seems to be less there now and the prices are going up slightly.

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Posted 11 June 2020 - 11:10 AM

 crz, on 11 June 2020 - 09:00 AM, said:

I received mine yesterday and it is full with glue residue. So I will have to send it back, but since it's sold out I won't be getting a replacement.
Lucky you for getting a good one!

That’s a shame crz, I got mine from toms.nl and they still have some stock left, only 105 euro’s too.

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Posted 11 June 2020 - 11:16 AM

thats a nice color. i also like that the styling isnt too over the top.

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Posted 11 June 2020 - 01:00 PM

 Hybrid Theory, on 11 June 2020 - 11:10 AM, said:

 crz, on 11 June 2020 - 09:00 AM, said:

I received mine yesterday and it is full with glue residue. So I will have to send it back, but since it's sold out I won't be getting a replacement.
Lucky you for getting a good one!

That’s a shame crz, I got mine from toms.nl and they still have some stock left, only 105 euro’s too.

Thanks. The annoying thing is that where I ordered it, it only cost me €57. Now I would have to pay nearly double to still get one, which kinda sucks.

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Posted 11 June 2020 - 08:04 PM

I've been waiting for this one in the states but the only dealers that have popped up have it near $200. But great photos! That color and the add ons are really nice on the eyes!! :10: :10:
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Posted 23 June 2020 - 08:32 PM

Very nice add and congratulations!!
I really wish I snapped these back then when they were more widely available.

With GT Spirit, if you want to make the wheels roll, you can remove the chassis and using needle nose pliers remove the hot glue binding the axle to the chassis. Iíve done it with every GTS models I have.

Edited by tanayast, 23 June 2020 - 08:35 PM.





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