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Ferrari F430 "Challenge"
About this creation
Not just another F430 in our collection. LEGO released the new 8143 "F430 Challenge" set this winter/spring. We got it and "pimped" this racer. My red version features opening front hatch new low cut doors & engine hood. Also the internal jack mechanics are still included - in slightly different form.

The rear axle is equipped with independent suspension, built with two springy LEGO bricks I got on a flea market.

It is also the first Ferrari in our collection with a working steering. Credits for this go to Brickshelf-Member "mahjqa" and his superb "Enzo Steering" ( http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=129523 ). However, it wouldn't work with the standard Ferrari tyres, hence the "old" wheels...but it doesn't look that bad at all...

Hope you like this one

MOC by Jens Matuschek



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   Overall view



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   Real stuff



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   Driver's side



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   Rear view with towing eye, "Challenge" grill and revised exhaust



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   Front view with towing eye



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   Front detail: note the selfmade white decal stripes on the front skirt and fenders. These are not included in the LEGO set.



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   Front hatch opened



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   Doors opened. Note the new low cut shape and the roll cage



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   Interior details: a very naked cockpit, one seat, two pedals and a working steering wheel



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   Real cockpit



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   The other side: the yellow lever operates the jack mechanics; the small yellow thingy is a fire extinguisher



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   V8 engine details; this time in black



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   "Challenge" engine



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   the underbody, showing the three jack pillars - the standard LEGO set uses four. The steering mechanics used quite a lot of space, hence three pillars in this model.



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   Jack mechanics down



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   Real stuff's jack mechanics



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   Steering mechanics



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   Steering mechanics



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   Left



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   Right



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   Left rear suspension; wheel removed



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   Left rear suspension down



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   Left rear suspension up, which is "normal"



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   Suspension in action



Comments

 I like it 
  September 2, 2012
Really cool, I never thought that a steering can used in this scale for cars, I really like it but I am sure that you can build frontlights out of Lego, please don`t use this stickers:)you are to talented for this. Maybe you can add a rollcage like on the real, one question when came the Blue car ( Aston Martin), waiting is killing me...
 I like it 
  April 24, 2008
cool but where do you get all those headlight stickers for ALL your models?Please tell me cause i have a lego ferrari f430 chalenge set and i lost the headlight stickers and i want to know where to find more.PLEASE REPLY!!!!
 I like it 
  January 26, 2007
I like your guys' version more that LEGO's. Keep up the great work. I love the hybrids between two different models and hope to see more of them. You should send them to Ferrari, haha, the Ferrari Legozza... Nah!
 I like it 
  January 21, 2007
This car in LEGO® is most realistic that I saw… the direction, the suspension, the cockpit… It is insane!!!
 
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