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Old 11-13-2014, 07:20 PM   #1321 (permalink)
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I was looking into metalshaping and came across this car :
Have a look at what this guy is building from scratch :

This is the original rendering :


Not very aero, just swoopy, but I still love the looks of it since it reminds me of the old 1940s Mecedes aero designs !

Here is the thread : Scratch build Art Deco Roadster - All MetalShaping


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Old 11-13-2014, 08:51 PM   #1322 (permalink)
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I love what this guy did with this one - who would have thought to ecomod an old Mopar, but this guy did and pulled it off in a grand way, but he "has his cake and eats it too", since the car is fast too.
I wonder what his mileage is.
Grille block, air dam, vortex generators, vents, etc etc - and its a 6 cylinder car too.
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Old 11-14-2014, 08:12 AM   #1323 (permalink)
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Nice old Valiant!

It's awesome he's taking it to the strip with the Slant aboard. That's hard core.

He might pick up a tenth if he covered his wheels, look how deep those dishes are.
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Just some old commercial art.
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Potentially aerodynamic ( though a lot would have to be done to smooth it all out - mainly front wheel skirts/pants and added glass for the windows.):





The sides taper in :

Wicked looking car !
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That Citroen's rear suspension is pretty distinctive, just look for those unusual trailing arms that suspend the wheels.

That also makes the 2CV a popular three-wheeler conversion, lop off one arm and toss it, and flip the other one around. With just a little bit of modest jiggering you get the remaining wheel centered with stock components.

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