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Old 07-07-2014, 06:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I used this overlay on the jetta back end. I have a composite photo of the Rabbit with drag lines, and Jetta with a prototype of the tail.



End the end I didn't make the whale tail wide enough. I have taken the whale tail off recently and plan on making a hinged folding tail and attaching it to the window cover.

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Old 07-09-2014, 12:37 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I've been doing some thinking, and my brother came up with the idea of using a pvc plastic banner for the full kamback. This way the trunk can still be used. I will weld some brackets on the spare trunk I have to support the middle and end section, and use the driprails/raingutter to secure the top. Still thinking about what to do with the sides.

Maybe a little hard to understand without some pictures
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Well, have a picture then:


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1992 Volvo ECC

If you haven't seen it,here's a link to Volvo's 1992 Environmental Concept Car,Cd 0.23.
It's still a notchback,although you can see the direction the roofline is heading.http://pics.imcdb.org/0is438/ecc9221fg.3098.jpg
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I had seen that concept, it has many in common with the production version (S80).

Here are some more concepts, I did not know Volvo made a electric vehicle in 77'.
Volvo Concept Cars – Part of a Conscious Strategy
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Only 8 days left until I go on a 2000 mile trip. So I started on the kammback, so far so good! I also did front wheel covers, rear wheel covers are yet to come.





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So the tail will somehow roll on the trunk when it's lifted open ?
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It clamps onto your rain gutters?

Please tell us how you did this! It looks beautiful!

I have been trying to figure out something like this for my Civic, but I do not have gutters. Christofoo used rare earth magnets:
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Yes, it clamps on the rain gutters! I wanted the kammback to be easily removable without leaving traces of it on the car and still be able to use the trunk. So this was (in my opinion) the best solution I could come up with.

I'm not sure if the photo is detailed enough. I used the clamps and protective rubbers (haha) of a original roofrack (the black triangles) and took some 3 mm steel plate to attach the aluminium bar to. Pretty simple actually.


The tail/kammback is a separate trunk, I just lift it by hand and then open the original trunk. I later found out that the bar across could be used to support the tail on the trunk while opened.
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Can't wait to know how much it will boost your FE !

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