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#1 OFFLINE   acisne

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 01:44 PM

Inspired by Darrick's EB Z06, I decided to make a convertible with a spare one that I had.  I took the top off, covered with masking tape (to give it grain) and painted it white. I made sure the "seams" where as close as 1:1 are. I painted the inside too. I covered where the glass would go on the inside, then just removed the tape to give it a window.

The stripes are just stickers, but some day I will get the nerve to paint them on.
The red hash marks are are "doritos" bag cut to size and stuck with double sided tape. And last the wheel spokes were blacked out to give it a GS look. :feedback

Slow day at work before the holiday. :danbanna

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#2 OFFLINE   acisne

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 01:46 PM

This is the inside. The tape was cut shorter and the edge painted black to simulate weatherstriping after the pic was taken (but I forgot to take another picture).

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 01:47 PM

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 01:48 PM

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 01:50 PM

Side closeup.

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 02:30 PM

Well done Al! :cheers The only thing I would change would be the rims. I think if they were silver/aluminum they would be more harmonic with the rest of the car, specially now with the white roof.
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Posted 01 July 2004 - 02:39 PM

Thanks LUW! The rims where silver, but I decided to go for the look of the '96 Grand Sport.

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 02:55 PM

Al,

Looks cool, go ahead and finish it off by applying the paint :happy

I just love modding the Maisto Corvettes as they make some great practice cars and turn out really nice once done.

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 03:00 PM

Looks good! I like the Doritos stripes... :lol

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 05:43 PM

Looks good :cheers  :cheers  :cheers
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Posted 01 July 2004 - 06:51 PM

Very cool mod!

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 11:25 PM

Al,


heres a little motivation to finish that white top :lol

Besides I'm dying to see it :happy

Link to Z06 vert

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Posted 02 July 2004 - 01:12 AM

That looks pretty cool. :cheers
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Posted 02 July 2004 - 05:04 AM

nice mod :cheers  :cool1

sweet, there's pics of the 1:1 :cheers

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Posted 02 July 2004 - 10:57 AM

DiecastX, on Jul 2 2004, 05:25 AM, said:

Al,


heres a little motivation to finish that white top :lol

Besides I'm dying to see it :happy

Link to Z06 vert
D*mm you X! :ranting  I thought I was almost done with it, and now it looks like I am going to have to start over. :lol

I am now reconsidering the wheels like LUW suggested. They look sharp chromed on the 1:1.

Thanks for the link, it is booked-marked.

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Posted 02 July 2004 - 11:10 AM

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Posted 07 July 2004 - 11:47 AM

Hmmm...interesting stuff, DX!  :nicejob
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Posted 08 July 2004 - 10:34 PM

Awesome mod!!!!! :drool  :drool  :nicejob

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Posted 29 December 2007 - 02:21 PM

3-1/2 years later, I finally painted on the stripes!  :giggle Unfortunately (for me), it is also taking a road trip to TN!
A carpet job also found it's way into it.

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Posted 29 December 2007 - 02:22 PM

Also gone are the "Doritos" stripes that were replaced with more proper automotive tape.  :giggle

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Posted 30 December 2007 - 01:59 AM

Again :yahoo :happy  I can't wait!!!  Man they look great!  I can't wait for their arrival!  They will go great with the C4 Grand Sports.  :yahoo

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Posted 30 December 2007 - 08:26 PM

Congrats on taking this model off Al's hands. :cheers

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Posted 01 January 2008 - 06:18 PM

Beautiful mod Al.  Nice job painting the stripes on. Keep em coming.

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 08:48 PM

Man, I was looking through some old threads and now I wish I would not had sold this mod!   :giggle:

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