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This is a scale model kit to be assembled by an adult; it includes all the parts as indicated but it does not include glue or paints, which can also be purchased separately at SpotModel!.
Up to four different versions of the McLaren M8F available in this Marsh Models reference, in a high-quality resin kit that also includes several photo-etched plates and white metal parts, so you can assemble the model with a great amount of detail. The decoration options correspond to the #2 number raced by Gregg Young in 1972, the #55 of Roger McCaig also in 1972, the #13 of Warren Agor in 1973 and the #6 of John Cordts in 1974. Which one do you choose to start with?

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Bruce McLaren and his team built the M8A for the 1968 Can-Am championship, which began a four-year winning streak for McLaren in the championship. Development of the car continued through to the M8F in 1971, and like its predecessors the M8A, M8B and M8D, it was built around an aluminium monocoque chassis. In addition, the M8F saw its wheelbase increased by three inches over its predecessor to improve braking stability, which was combined with a narrower track and revised suspension geometry to add directional stability. Some of its front suspension castings were taken directly from McLaren’s Indy car, which were not only much stiffer but helped to improve front-end geometries. The weight of the rear brakes was moved inboard, next to the transaxle, and the suspension arms were revised to accommodate 12-inch discs. The gearbox was also changed, with Hewland’s LG-500 MKII model being chosen, which featured a much more robust casing and side plates. The fuel tank sides were made from thicker material to prevent puncturing from the usual “contact” in racing, a common occurrence in the fierce Can-Am championship.

The M8F also incorporated more components made from exotic materials, including magnesium and titanium, while other chassis elements and sections were made from thinner aluminium in an attempt to further reduce weight. The bodywork was developed so that the additional fins that were first fitted in 1970 were now fully incorporated and ran the full length of the body, ensuring that airflow was not dispersed or separated along the length of the car. The rear of the body was lowered to make more room for the work of the huge rear wing and for the NACA air intake responsible for cooling the gearbox.

SpotModel recommends this product exclusively for experienced professional modellers and collectors. Take appropriate precautions as this product is not a toy, it can be toxic and/or dangerous. Keep away from children. Use is not allowed for children under 14 years.

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Run by John and Pam Simons, Marsh Models has a small workshop in East Sussex and has been producing 1/43 scale model cars since 1981. In the world of 1/43 scale model cars, Marsh Models has an enviable reputation for quality and accuracy in all its products and has been foremost in introducing new and unique techniques in the use of photoetched parts.

In a world of bland uniformity, where model cars flood the market from the Far East, Marsh Models offer a true alternative: model cars made for and by enthusiasts. If your interest is in CanAm, McLarens, Chaparrals, Le Mans cars or any sports racing cars of the 50s to the 90s, you will be able to find what you need in their comprehensive range. All their products are made in resin and white metal, and manufactured in the UK to the highest standards.
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Image 1: McLaren M8F Young American Racing - Performance Engineering Team - Can-Am Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1972, 1973 and 1974 | Car scale model kit in 1/43 scale manufactured by Marsh Models (ref. MM304)Image 2: McLaren M8F Young American Racing - Performance Engineering Team - Can-Am Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1972, 1973 and 1974 | Car scale model kit in 1/43 scale manufactured by Marsh Models (ref. MM304)Image 3: McLaren M8F Young American Racing - Performance Engineering Team - Can-Am Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1972, 1973 and 1974 | Car scale model kit in 1/43 scale manufactured by Marsh Models (ref. MM304)Image 4: McLaren M8F Young American Racing - Performance Engineering Team - Can-Am Canadian-American Challenge Cup 1972, 1973 and 1974 | Car scale model kit in 1/43 scale manufactured by Marsh Models (ref. MM304)