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Old 29th March 2010, 23:45   #451
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She looks fantastic,especially from the rear 3/4th angle! Hope the headlamps and grille fill up the huge void upfront properly though.Any sketches of the headlamps/tail-lamps?

Impressive work,konjaril.
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what about the doors? from the side profile it is not visible!
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Old 30th March 2010, 13:32   #453
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The end product looks superb so far. The lines look great.

One question though...might be a stupid one ...I could not see the door or the bonnet shutlines. Did I miss them in the picture or are they yet to be done?

Drive on!!
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The wheels and wheel arches look way too small for the car. Upto you though, it's your creation.
I have to agree with this. Looks quite disproportionate.
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Old 30th March 2010, 14:21   #455
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Eagerly waiting for the finished piece. Black with MATT stripes looks amazing for this design!
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Old 30th March 2010, 20:16   #456
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Great Work guys!!

The car is looking very nice.

I have some questions, hope you wouldn't mind answering them.

Is it still in thermocol? (as I don't see any partings).
Is that the original roof?

One big question, How did you make both sides symmetric?
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Only one thing to add up here, someone pls call HM to see this and tell them this is how a great car is converted into a wow car and this is how you change with time.

If they can learn from this and their old mistakes and do something about the Amby, I am sure they can be out of thier blues very quickly.
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Old 30th March 2010, 22:40   #458
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Nice the Conty has transformed a great deal indeed! Will you be sourcing an import muscle engine or keeping the stock ones?
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Wonderful work there. Extremely beautiful from all angles. Got a lot of work left on it. Would love to see the heart. Kudos.
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Impressive work guys!!
I like the floating front edge of the bonnet at the moment.

Don't take the rear skirting too low.... will help you keep that "muscle car" dna.

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Old 31st March 2010, 15:27   #461
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what about the doors? from the side profile it is not visible!
they are to come on the final piece.

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The end product looks superb so far. The lines look great.

Thanks buddy
One question though...might be a stupid one ...I could not see the door or the bonnet shutlines. Did I miss them in the picture or are they yet to be done?

Drive on!!
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Yes they are to come later as this is not the final pieces. this is just the shape and has lots of details to it in the final finish.

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Eagerly waiting for the finished piece. Black with MATT stripes looks amazing for this design!
Yes it would, but am still confused on the base colour buddy!

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Great Work guys!!

The car is looking very nice.

I have some questions, hope you wouldn't mind answering them.

Is it still in thermocol? (as I don't see any partings).
Is that the original roof?

One big question, How did you make both sides symmetric?
the body is in frp right now. the partings will be in the final piece after the mould work is done. the roof is not orignal its custom built. yes thats the greatest challenge of getting both the sides symmetric , its all hand- done.

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Only one thing to add up here, someone pls call HM to see this and tell them this is how a great car is converted into a wow car and this is how you change with time.

If they can learn from this and their old mistakes and do something about the Amby, I am sure they can be out of thier blues very quickly.
Thanks buddy its great to see peoples reaction and your support! its your appreciation that really helps us move and go ahead with a project of such monstrosity.

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Wonderful work there. Extremely beautiful from all angles. Got a lot of work left on it. Would love to see the heart. Kudos.
Yes sourcing a v8 for the car

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She looks fantastic,especially from the rear 3/4th angle! Hope the headlamps and grille fill up the huge void upfront properly though.Any sketches of the headlamps/tail-lamps?

Impressive work,konjaril.
Thanks buddy. i do have something in mind for the lamps.all in due time.

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Impressive work guys!!
I like the floating front edge of the bonnet at the moment.

Don't take the rear skirting too low.... will help you keep that "muscle car" dna.

cya
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Well there would be corrections in the final piece of the car and for now we have kept the skirts extra low because the exhaust would be housed there. So as to be on the safe side.
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How safe is this car going to be? You are getting a V8 in car with an FRP body on an old chassis which was not meant for such torque!

Are you planning to add reinforcement members?

What are the brake upgrades planned? Have you considered rear disc brake conversion?

You should also consider having a separate bumper instead of an integrated one. The separate bumper should be mounted on breakable clips which will break and reduce a lot of shock transmission on impact.

As far as RTO permission, all the best!

PS: Take this criticism positively. Just because i don't hero worship, doesn't mean that i hate the concept. I'm just keeping an open view and it's the technicals that interest me and not the bling.

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How safe is this car going to be? You are getting a V8 in car with an FRP body on an old chassis which was not meant for such torque!

Are you planning to add reinforcement members?

What are the brake upgrades planned? Have you considered rear disc brake conversion?

You should also consider having a separate bumper instead of an integrated one. The separate bumper should be mounted on breakable clips which will break and reduce a lot of shock transmission on impact.

As far as RTO permission, all the best!

PS: Take this criticism positively. Just because i don't hero worship, doesn't mean that i hate the concept. I'm just keeping an open view and it's the technicals that interest me and not the bling.
All points have been taken into consideration before we even got into the project.
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some more work! Now lets get mechanical.
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some more work! Now lets get mechanical.
brilliant job there mate.
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