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Post by Beedub » Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:50 pm

As someone that doe this stuff for a living, i love the idea..... needs abit of work to get it right but i think it will work well once implemented properly. Definitely needs to follow the body crease and follow onto the hood.
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Post by enuff_zed » Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:53 pm

DevonPaul wrote: Sun Sep 18, 2022 4:09 pm Have you thought about going a bit more retro?

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EDIT - just had a thought, I wonder what the wife would think of this?
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Took one look at the tin top Zed and thought Starsky and Hutch :thumbsup:
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Post by enuff_zed » Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:55 pm

Beedub wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:50 pm As someone that doe this stuff for a living, i love the idea..... needs abit of work to get it right but i think it will work well once implemented properly. Definitely needs to follow the body crease and follow onto the hood.
But if it follows that body crease and goes across the roof, where does it go down the other side? No chance it'll match the angle of the crease over there?
As you say needs a bit of thinking before you commit to it, but could look good.
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Post by JustWantAclassic » Tue Sep 20, 2022 9:22 pm

enuff_zed wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:55 pm But if it follows that body crease and goes across the roof, where does it go down the other side? No chance it'll match the angle of the crease over there?
I think he means across the hood covering the engine bay but I'm pretty sure most people on here are from the UK so for me the lingo is hard to differentiate

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Post by rdm05z4 » Tue Sep 20, 2022 9:29 pm

Huggy Bear to Starsky really think Hutch will like it?
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Post by DevonPaul » Tue Sep 20, 2022 10:23 pm

enuff_zed wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:53 pm
Took one look at the tin top Zed and thought Starsky and Hutch :thumbsup:
That was the idea. Sadly the wife isn't too keen, and
a) it is her car, and
d) she's bought me 2 vehicles[1] today

I don't really want to upset her :)

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[1] OK - one motorcycle and one lawn tractor.
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Post by JustWantAclassic » Tue Sep 20, 2022 10:26 pm

DevonPaul wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 10:23 pm
enuff_zed wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:53 pm
Took one look at the tin top Zed and thought Starsky and Hutch :thumbsup:
That was the idea. Sadly the wife isn't too keen, and
a) it is her car, and
d) she's bought me 2 vehicles[1] today

I don't really want to upset her :)

Paul

[1] OK - one motorcycle and one lawn tractor.
DevonPaul wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 10:23 pm a) it is her car, and
d) she's bought me 2 vehicles[1] today
Lucky you! My wife doesn't have a car or a license, so having one that's bought you two cars sounds like you're living the dream!

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Post by Beedub » Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:46 am

enuff_zed wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:55 pm
Beedub wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:50 pm As someone that doe this stuff for a living, i love the idea..... needs abit of work to get it right but i think it will work well once implemented properly. Definitely needs to follow the body crease and follow onto the hood.
But if it follows that body crease and goes across the roof, where does it go down the other side? No chance it'll match the angle of the crease over there?
As you say needs a bit of thinking before you commit to it, but could look good.
Theirs LOTS of options to make this work and look coherent both sides, id just need to have a good look to plan it out.
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