I always liked the wheels and tires in this kit , good for parts swapping .
Hate was too strong a word... I should know better. Those front wheels would definitely make awesome rears on some other kit. I just felt the wheel combination could have been better thought out.
Lucky for me, the fronts on a set of 1/20 McLaren tires from a recent purchase were a better fit. And the wheel openings were the same size as the originals. Left to right, the original rear tires; center, the McLaren fronts: right back, a McLaren rear tire; right front, a kit front tire.
I think they struck a better balance:
And I did some paintwork on the wood and roof.
You can tell by the stains in the interior that the body has already hit the pond once.