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#1 OFFLINE   RSIevolution

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 07:40 PM

AUTOart has done a fantastic work making the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 ,it is a very succesfull model with very high detail and quality. The only thing i don't like is the front suspension, because it is in high position, and it doesn't look nice. In fact, it is higher than the rear suspension if you look carefully. (from some pictures i must say, that they fixed this detail at the new models/colors that they will release in 2012.

Anyway here is what you need:
This:
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and this:
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It is a cup from a bic pen. You will need only the little part at the right.

Then carefully put the car upside down and you will see the metallic axle of the wheel:
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Push the plastic pin from the bic pencil inside the "V" of the axle like this: ( The same time push the wheel until the suspension goes to its limit /full lowered position)
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Then cut the part that stays lower than the cars floor:
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The plastic pin, holds the suspension at its lowered position and the car still steer and roll like before. This is what it looks like:
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I put a single drop of superglue to hold the plastic pin in its position, but if i want i can remove it and the car will be like new.

The result is very nice and the Veyron looks better this way....

BEFORE:
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AFTER:
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And here:
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#2 OFFLINE   carbonsigma

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 02:07 AM

Definitely an improvement, thanks for the tutorial!
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Posted 04 February 2012 - 06:01 AM

Might have a go of this later! Cheers buddy :)
A nice simple mod that makes hell of a difference
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Posted 04 February 2012 - 06:31 AM

looks good on the shelf, but one question, why disable a working feature of the car? it's actually more work for manufacturers to make a working suspension. that's usually one of the first few things i check on models to see if it bounces.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 10:50 AM

Wait, so Autoart's version of the Veyron has working spring suspension? Or are you forcing the plastics etc up where they shouldnt move?      Looks great, and its a hell of a difference but interested in knowing that.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 11:26 AM

A subtle drop, but it looks a lot better now.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 01:44 PM

Yep it has spring suspension mate :)
I've never really noticed the ride height on the front.
My bleu centenaire is fine.

Edited by RSfocus, 04 February 2012 - 01:56 PM.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 01:50 PM

looks like it's in top speed mode with the wing retracted and suspension lowered

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 02:54 PM

View PostRSfocus, on 04 February 2012 - 01:44 PM, said:

Yep it has spring suspension mate :)
I've never really noticed the ride height on the front.
My bleu centenaire is fine.

Ok thanks for letting me know. I'm waiting on the SuperSport to bite the Autoart Veyron bullet.. hopefully those are correct in ride height, if not good to know it can be altered without too much issue as with any other spring suspension. I would personally add a spacer directly where the springs sits, but that would mean tearing down the car again. so all in all good effort.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 11:49 PM

View Post604, on 04 February 2012 - 01:50 PM, said:

looks like it's in top speed mode with the wing retracted and suspension lowered
 :lol: It does too!
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:54 AM

View Postcarbonsigma, on 04 February 2012 - 02:07 AM, said:

Definitely an improvement, thanks for the tutorial!

agreed...looks much better.

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