DeLorean Back to the Future RC

4,735

73

18

Introduction: DeLorean Back to the Future RC

Lest's go to celebrate the arrival of Marty and Doc.

My brother loves this movie and RC toys, and I love crafts, so I decided to make a DeLorean for him. I used: a RC car, a papercraft pattern (pdf attached), a cardboard similar to that used for Passe-Partou, a kind of putty like automotive finishes putty (reddish), sandpaper, acetate (old X-Ray radiograph), colored wires, cold porcelain, foamy, balsa wood, blister packs for pharmaceutical tablets, markers, acrylic paint, cutter, three old condensers.

Step 1: Cardboard Base

The first step was to take the car apart, discard the body and use the chassis, tires and engine.

I used a DeLorean papercraft model as a guide, but I'd adjust it to the size of the RC car's chassis. I drew the model in a cardboard, cut, fold and glue it. In order to attach some parts and to be stronger was necessary to put pieces of carboard inside (doors and roof). Because the cardboard is thicker than paper, I added 1 mm in some pieces like in mudguards.

Step 2: Putty, Sand, Putty, Sand, and Paint.......

I spread a dab of putty on the carboard body with a credit card, when dried, I spent a lot of time sanding, I repeated three times or more, when it was completely smooth, I painted it white and then, I painted using a airbrush and silver acrylic paint

Step 3: Decoration

Using all kind of recycled stuff, foamy, balsa wood,colored wires, etc... The black stripes on laterals was made of foamy, the front grilled is made by fold paper, the tail lights was made of blister painted with colored markers, windows was made of acetate (X-Ray).

Step 4: Finishing

Finally I joined the cover on the chassis and put the wiring, the plate and the antenna.

And now, it's time to Play and Back to the Future!!!!

Back to the Future Contest

Runner Up in the
Back to the Future Contest

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Plastic Contest

      Plastic Contest
    • The 1000th Contest

      The 1000th Contest
    • Battery Powered Contest

      Battery Powered Contest

    18 Discussions

    0
    whopoder
    whopoder

    4 years ago

    :D muito legal! I like it!

    0
    hobbyman
    hobbyman

    4 years ago

    From scratch... Very nice.

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thankss a lot!!! I love to take advantage of all materials that I find or I have

    0
    LuisaV3
    LuisaV3

    4 years ago

    Oh!!! this incredible, congratulations!!!

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thx for your comment!! I realky appreciate it

    0
    didimave
    didimave

    5 years ago

    Felicitaciones!!!

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 4 years ago

    Gracias!!!

    0
    Nesmaniac
    Nesmaniac

    5 years ago

    This is Heavy!

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 4 years ago

    :) I really enjoyed making my DeLorean. I'm so happy to know that you enjoyed ;)

    0
    Victorito1987
    Victorito1987

    5 years ago

    Un trabajo excelente. Te felicito...ojala pudiera hacer algo parecido. Ya coloque mi voto. Congratulations!

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks!!!!! If you want, you can !!!

    0
    ismaelortiz
    ismaelortiz

    5 years ago

    I like it!!!

    I want to construct it, but seems it isn't easy...

    Congratulations!

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 5 years ago

    Thx!!

    Not too easy, but you can, I could help you :)

    0
    Saiyam
    Saiyam

    5 years ago

    This is very well made! I couldn't believe that you made the body from cardboard.

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 5 years ago

    It is!!!! and was made with lot of love (and time)

    Thanks!!!! ;)

    0
    seamster
    seamster

    5 years ago

    Whoa, this is super rad!

    I'm way impressed that you made the entire body from scratch. Very well done!

    0
    MarcianaO
    MarcianaO

    Reply 5 years ago

    Thanks a lot!!!! It was hard work. :)

    0
    EliNegri
    EliNegri

    5 years ago

    When I saw the finished DeLorean I thought was made of plastic. It`s really amazing. I love it!!!!!!. Congrats!!! I voted :)