Help with Tigertron

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  1. Dmharper80

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    So I got a replacement piece in today. And it's pretty obvious. How do I whiten him again without losing the stripes?

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    It's come to my attention that I may have 2 different versions.. Face-palm
     
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    By "versions" you mean a Hasbro and a Takara one? Looks like his new rear just isn't as yellowed as the rest of the figure. Either yellow it with a wash or repaint the rest white ans then paint new stripes on him. OR make a white wash out of white paint and acrylic thinner and then wash the figure and use a cotton stick to whipe the white wash off the stripes before it dries. And definitely coat afterwards.
     
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    yeah, the yellow is the normal color of the Hasbro and the white is the takara.
    I think yellowing the tail is the route to go for me.
     
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    Tamiya makes a clear acrylic called "smoke". I have never brushed it on before but through an airbrush it is super subtle, l imagine building up layers would start to get the level or "yellowing" or "dinge" that may yield some good results in matching.

    Maybe even a drop of clear yellow may be worth a shot, practice nonwhite paper or plastic first.