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Old 10-29-2015, 04:28 PM   #1731 (permalink)
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I saw this the other day, I don't know what it is but looked like a pretty good Aero attempt. It's probably been shown here before. Once again, "If" they had just turned the body around and followed the Template at the rear...

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Old 10-29-2015, 06:06 PM   #1732 (permalink)
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Phantom Corsair

Very heavy and no outward visibility, from what I hear. I really like the fenders on these:



http://oppositelock.kinja.com/2015-tokyo-motorshow-those-without-a-rotary-part-2-1739361803

Shown at Toyko by Ken Okuyama. I'm not sure about the Gulf livery with the red interior, but the fender blisters remind me of the D-type Jaguar, the windsplits on the Mercedes 300SL and the Mako Shark Corvettes. Not bad company and it still looks contemporary, especially the upside-down echoes at the rocker panel—like that 0.17Cd Matra from the same era.
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Old 10-30-2015, 09:29 AM   #1733 (permalink)
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Mercedes-Benz IAA Concept looks to tomorrow - Kelley Blue Book

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Old 11-04-2015, 09:13 AM   #1734 (permalink)
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Just a model, but a very cool model.

Custom Cabover with Trailer by Jeff Harper
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I built the 'Custom Cabover' so I could enter a truck Mark Gustavsons' Custom Clinic Contest in Scale Auto. It actually did better than I expected, and earned a 7th Place overall, and a picture in the magazine, with Mark calling the design "well integrated".
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Old 11-04-2015, 12:40 PM   #1735 (permalink)
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I really like that design Kach !
You have skills !
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Old 11-04-2015, 01:30 PM   #1736 (permalink)
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I really like that design Kach !
You have skills !
That's not my work, just like it.

Jeff Harper the modeler has many more examples in that link if you click on it.

http://www.masscar.com/jeff-harper.html

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The Teardrop Camping Trailer was inspired by a fellow SSR owner who had a typical teardrop trailer that was painted to match his truck. I took the theme one step further and crafted my trailer from another SSR body.
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Old 11-04-2015, 06:03 PM   #1737 (permalink)
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Just a model, but a very cool model.

Custom Cabover with Trailer by Jeff Harper
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There's a photograph around of something like this which existed.I think it was a car hauler.
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Old 11-04-2015, 06:13 PM   #1738 (permalink)
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Looks like not enough clearance between tractor can and bottom front of trailer.
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There's a photograph around of something like this which existed.I think it was a car hauler.
I sort of remember that image too.

Cool results doing a Google image search using the phrase "art deco car hauler".

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Scratch built car hauler...design study - Page 5 - All MetalShaping



Smith Brother's art deco "1941 Future of Car Hauling" - Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum


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Hello forum friends,

I need to tell you how this build started. A friend I met on the Buick forum collects old interesting photo's. He knows that I am a maker/builder, and suggested that after I completed the 1945 Buick parade float that I was building, that this piece would be cool.

Within his collection he had a picture of a 1941 rendering that an unknown artist produced, an Art Deco vision of the future of car hauling. The 1st. picture shows this rendering, it is the one on the LEFT, black & white.

From this picture and without plans I spent over 200 hours producing it. It is 26" long. I made two versions of the trailer, pic #1 shows both, the left one is like the rendering. I designed the one on the right, it will be OPEN on one side only. It will hold 2, 1-24 scale cars.

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Old 11-05-2015, 09:18 AM   #1740 (permalink)
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https://www.pinterest.com/MegaCoach/...und-the-world/


You have to sigh-in to see most of the photos in that link, it's incredible without even signing in if you are persistent.

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Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...xperiment.html

Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html

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