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Revell 85-8883 1/4 Visible V-8 Engine Plastic Model Kit, 12-Inch,Multi-Colored

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The Visible V-8 Engine Plastic Assembly Kit from Revell is the winner of the 2008 Parents Choice Award and a Silver Honor – 1995 Doing & Learning Toys. The kit features parts molded in clear, metallic charcoal, black, and silver. A hand crank operates the pistons, camshaft rocker arms and valves. The kit includes a rubber fan belt and vinyl ignition wires, plus a display stand and screwdriver for construction. Glue and paint (not included) are required. Product is intended for ages 12 and up. 1:4 scale.

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The Visible V-8 Engine is sure to please kids, hobbyists, and automotive fans.

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Model building is a great way to develop learning skills and increase dexterity.

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There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of building a model. But did you know that studies show that building a model can help develop coordination, improve dexterity, and advance reading comprehension skills? Plus, it’s a great way to inspire creativity and learn the history behind some of the world’s most popular vehicles and figures! Whether you’re new to the hobby, an experienced builder, or just looking for a project to share with a child or grandchild, it’s time to discover the thrill in being able to say, “I made that!”

The Story Behind the Model
Have you ever wondered just how a V-8 engine works? Have you always wanted a small plastic replica of a V-8 to sit on your desk and impress your friends? If you can say yes to either question, then you should build Revell’s 1/4 scale Visible V-8 engine.What better way to see how an internal combustion engine works than to be able to see all of the parts move! As you turn the crank, each of the parts move, just like the real thing. A superb educational tool on the inner workings and construction of a V-8 engine!

Helpful Hints For Building
Your Visible V-8 Engine is a Level 3 kit – it is perfect for intermediate and advanced model builders. Parental supervision is suggested. Always study the assembly drawings included in the packaging before beginning. Each part is identified by a part number.Trimming to remove extra plastic and filing to smooth before part assembly is suggested. For better paint and decal adhesion, wash the plastic parts in a mild detergent solution. Rinse and let air dry. Check the fit of each piece before cementing in place. Allow paint to dry thoroughly before handling parts. This is not an actual running engine; it is meant for display purposes only. If you like this model kit, don’t miss our Plymouth 426 Hemi ‘Cuda Engine kit.

What’s In The Box?
314 parts, screwdriver, and fully illustrated instruction guide.

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Incredible detailing gives you a model you’ll be proud to show off.

Hand crank moves pistons
Rubber fan belt with vinyl ignition wires
Includes display stand
Includes screwdriver for construction
Illustrated assembly instructions

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