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Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: ] #1103197
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so you've done a ferrari 599 gto style grey roof?

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Ummmm, I suppose so, I'll need to go and google that to confirm though smile

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It is just like that JKD. You know your motor's mate.

Here's a pic for other simpleton's like myself, the lines and colour are strikingly similar thumb
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have you googled it? laugh

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are the lines like joe's bumblebee coupe?

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Yes, but, it's not got such a bubble/rounded top look, no offense meant to Ed at all, it's just a little different and I have opted to keep some black parts (mirror arms) the B-Pillars, handle/locks and mirror casings are coded the same.

It's also all in gloss and the paint joint is painted in and lacquered over rather than using a pin stripe

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Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: ] #1103453
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like the colour of the roof and the b pillars phil.

the line on the roof needs to be in line with the boot


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Yep I know, it's way off where it should be. Still at least I know where to start next time. It's just the rear quarter tops (to boot and forward toward drivers door).

I'm really disappointed now, was so looking forward to having this finished, now it's back to the spray shop - again!

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dont worry mate, its getting there. doing well


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Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: alexjames] #1103460
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id remove the rear wiper too as I think it messes with the lines.

plans for rear lights? maserati 3200 gt maybe?


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Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: alexjames] #1103462
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No, rear lights will stay the same. It's the italian PIU front bumper and zender side and rear skirts next. Then onto the engine.....

PS - I need that rear wiper when reversing, specially during winter mornings smile

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wow that looks familure! thumb

The line is slightly off but wont take much to fix, I really do like the subtle contrast

reminds me of click to enlarge

Good luck with it phill, drop me a PM we need to catch up and sort out the jag laugh

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It's a shame, it's only where it meets the rear window it's not right. The rest of it looks cool and it looks like a good quality of workmanship. You'll get there in the end!



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I'm away in London this weekend but had to pop online tonight to see what the finished pictures look like, have to agree Phil, the lines aren't right, needs to be slightly lower mate, bum!

Catch up Monday thumb

Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: ] #1103802
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Looks really nice patch smile

But do it like this...

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...and it will look perfect cool

Also patch, how about adding an M3 lip spoiler

http://www.shop.autods.net/index.php?main_page=popup_image&pID=68

and spraying that the same colour as the roof?

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That's what it was supposed to look like JKD. The lip spoiler I will definitely give some thought to for sure. Would need to be silver though as I think the car looks nice and understated ... how want it

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because the 599xx (track version of the 599gto) also has the edge of its lip spoiler in black, while the rest is the same colour as the body.

maybe do something similar with your coupe so its like a continuation of the roof and wing mirrors?

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http://www.caranddriver.com/news/car/09q...9xx_knoedler_26

i think a similar scheme (roof, wing mirrors, wheels and spoiler in one colour) will look cool on the coop.

Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: JKD] #1103939
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The bumblebee car still doesn't look right imho.

Just interferes with the lines of the car, doesn't look right. Looks like my 5 year old's been let loose with her pencils. Maybe create a new deeper back window so the window edge forms the dividing line as it would if the car had been designed for a different colour roof?

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Interesting thoughts there Dan.

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£££££££ kerching though Phil?! laugh

Re: Patch's Silver Dream Machine Discussion Thread [Re: Hovedan] #1104068
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Originally Posted By: Hovedan
The bumblebee car still doesn't look right imho.


phil, sorry but i'd have to agree.

both the bumblebee and now your car, obviously show the fact that someone has put time and money into modifying it, but it just doesnt look quite right , thats my view, and that shouldnt put you off anything that you want to do to your car, but i honestly think one of the coupe's best features IS its roofline, in particular the back pillar down to the rear wing, its such a nice line.

with the black cutting that line in half, and then having a kind of semi circle across the rear quarter, just spoils the flowing line of the roof.

im lost thinking what kind of look you are going for? i.e what car you want to make it look like or emulate?

either way, i hope you get it sorted the way you want anyway, but i have to ask - did you not give the paintshop explicit instructions as to what you wanted?

i mean anyone can see that whats been done doesnt line up right?! confused

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Originally Posted By: shinyshoes
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The bumblebee car still doesn't look right imho.


phil, sorry but i'd have to agree.

both the bumblebee and now your car, obviously show the fact that someone has put time and money into modifying it, but it just doesnt look quite right , thats my view, and that shouldnt put you off anything that you want to do to your car, but i honestly think one of the coupe's best features IS its roofline, in particular the back pillar down to the rear wing, its such a nice line.

with the black cutting that line in half, and then having a kind of semi circle across the rear quarter, just spoils the flowing line of the roof.

im lost thinking what kind of look you are going for? i.e what car you want to make it look like or emulate?

either way, i hope you get it sorted the way you want anyway, but i have to ask - did you not give the paintshop explicit instructions as to what you wanted?

i mean anyone can see that whats been done doesnt line up right?! confused


No need to be sorry, if we all thought the same the world would be a pretty boring place. Once the line flows across the rear from the top of the boot lid through to the door locks, I'll be more than happy with the look and style of me little motor.

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Originally Posted By: patch234
if we all thought the same the world would be a pretty boring place.


you are so right phil.

you know - some people even buy sprint blue coupe's!!! shocked


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you're making a lot of changes patch, but your coop is going to be one of, if not THE, best looking coops ever. cool

it's already looking really unique.

and there's still the main event - the italian piu bumper + zender skirts! love

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Thanks JKD, the Italian PIU, zender side and rear skirts are next on the list (after new tyres and another service) smile

Oh! and there's the matter of a matching (to the roof) front Plus grill to be fitted this week thumb

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Phil,

Are you using the PIU rear bumper?
What you doing with the exhaust? twin or single exhaust pipes?

Would love someone to do something different with the rear lights.

LED's - done, Maserati look - done,
If I had the time I'd try and fit Audi s5 rears on


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I really don't like the look of different tail lights Alex. The strange thing is, I still want the car to be immediately recognisable as a coupe, so there is only so much I will be willing to change.

I hope to do something with the rears i.e. make all the lights as red as possible, but using the same lenses. I'll probably go down the route of having red lowers, but use high power LED's all around. Including the tail stop light bulbs.

I'm using this rear bumper spoiler, NOT the boot spoiler - Click on picture and look at lower bumper spoiler

The exhaust will be a 3" system that FCSS will design (downpipe back) Single box

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well im eager to see the finished results mate!

Ive got the rear bumper on mine, I think once I sell mine, I'll start a new project and do some major body changes... already planned out in my head!


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any pictures of the new new roof?

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