Formula one

Building 1/20 F1 resin model kits: Jordan J199 Mugen Honda Italy 1999

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Modelers released the J199 10 years ago. I got this kit from HobbyLink Japan after seeing a great build from Alex Kung in Canada. I waited for 10 years before I built it. Unfortunately, the kit is for early season, so some modification were necessary.


Team Jordan is one of the last privateer F1 team that won F1 races in the last decade. Jordan did particular well in season 99. Frentzen was title contender all the way until European GP where his car broke down. Imagining beating the power house like McLaren Mercedes and Ferrari would be quite cool.

Frentzen won 2 races in 99 season, French GP and Italian GP. I chose to build the Italian GP version because it had the tobacco sponsorship and unique rear wing. (Yes F1 seems not right without tobacco.


Kit box

Resin body and white metal stuff. The front wing mount is too wide and need to be modified.

Cut the mount into halves and made sure it flushed with the body. Then cut the mount to appropriate length.. Provided one is way too long.


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