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DaveL86

847 posts

84 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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ScottishSamurai said:
You didn't read this thread did you? Mong.
He may not have but I think we need to see some build pictures of this zonda rep he's talking about, sounds like it could one of two ways.... kak or amazing.

Airbag

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3,466 posts

103 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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Dear god, of all the threads to resurrect.

Papa Hotel

12,760 posts

89 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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EnvyDesigns said:
If you are still looking for a zonda replica I have one in the works, the body will be done in two weeks. It is of the zonda cinque coupe, convertible version later on. The donor car is a mercedes s600, only using the v12 out of that and other componets. It's a full tube chasis kit, no hack and slash fiero
I lolled a little then just felt sad. You made me sad. Does making people sad make you happy? Does it fill that void inside you? The void you're trying to fill with a Zonda? A fake Zonda? That will ultimitely leave you feeling sad... just like you've made me feel.

ShadownINja

62,322 posts

189 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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4rephill said:
Looks like the donor car was a Smart Coupe.

dudleybloke

12,013 posts

93 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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what annoys me is if people have the skills to make a replica kit why dont they put their time into creating something original.

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Papa Hotel

12,760 posts

89 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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dudleybloke said:
what annoys me is if people have the skills to make a replica kit why dont they put their time into creating something original.
For the same reason as joiners aren't architects. Skills with tools don't equate to creativity or being clever.

Rocksteadyeddie

7,933 posts

134 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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ShadownINja said:
4rephill said:
Looks like the donor car was a Smart Coupe.
WTF??

ML

124 posts

77 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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EnvyDesigns said:
If you are still looking for a zonda replica I have one in the works, the body will be done in two weeks. It is of the zonda cinque coupe, convertible version later on. The donor car is a mercedes s600, only using the v12 out of that and other componets. It's a full tube chasis kit, no hack and slash fiero
Why? As far as I know the Mercedes is a perfectly good car as it is.

tstain

163 posts

146 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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i never understood why there's not more replicas of concept cars that never made it to production. would be more interesting to see imho.

ShadownINja

62,322 posts

189 months

Sunday 28th March 2010
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EnvyDesigns said:
ShadownINja said:
4rephill said:
Looks like the donor car was a Smart Coupe.
No that thing is ugly.


this is the model that im working with, end result will look excatly like the 3d model.


If you can do that, why not do your own car. Post up some 3d images and let PH help you refine it.

piquetuk

151 posts

91 months

Monday 29th March 2010
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tstain said:
i never understood why there's not more replicas of concept cars that never made it to production. would be more interesting to see imho.
I like your thinking tstain thumbup

Pininfarina Modulo anyone?

Or that Stratos update fom a couple of years ago,

Or the Stratos zero from the '70s.

Edited by piquetuk on Monday 29th March 00:11

tstain

163 posts

146 months

Monday 29th March 2010
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piquetuk said:
tstain said:
i never understood why there's not more replicas of concept cars that never made it to production. would be more interesting to see imho.
I like your thinking tstain thumbup
makes so much sense to me, hell of a lot more street cred than a fake ferrari etc.

Rocksteadyeddie

7,933 posts

134 months

Monday 29th March 2010
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Looks great Envy. Post up some of the photos as you go along.

LukeBird

17,117 posts

116 months

Monday 29th March 2010
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Rocksteadyeddie said:
Looks great Envy. Post up some of the photos as you go along.
+1 If it looks like the 3D one thumbup

Mr Gearchange

5,203 posts

113 months

Monday 29th March 2010
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Please post up some pictures

Rawwr

15,556 posts

141 months

Tuesday 30th March 2010
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It's a bit, you know, penisy.

Luke.

6,956 posts

157 months

Tuesday 30th March 2010
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To be honest, I can't jude very much from that.

Streetrod

5,726 posts

113 months

Tuesday 30th March 2010
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EnvyDesigns said:
here you go, right side rear quarter pannel that was finished cutting today. you can jude for your self on the quality


Is that a model or full size? If it’s full size then expect a law suit to be heading your way soon. Not only are you trying to copy a very exclusive car but one that is still in production. In effect you are steeling and devaluing the Pagani brand. Not clever I think.

As others have said, if you have the skills then have the guts to produce your own design, take inspiration if you will but have some respect for the original



Steff

1,389 posts

170 months

Tuesday 30th March 2010
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ShadownINja said:
Post up some 3d images and let PH help you refine it.
I bet a tenner it ends up looking like this.


Utterpiffle

645 posts

87 months

Tuesday 30th March 2010
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piquetuk said:
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Or the Stratos zero from the '70s.
Ahem
http://www.andysaunderskustoms.co.uk/car%20-%20lan...



I do like the idea of making replicas of concept cars though, rather than copying something that made it into production. Actually, Andy also restored a concept car from the 50's. Weird looking thing, but a huge amount of work to restore:

http://www.andysaunderskustoms.co.uk/car%20-%20aur...




Edited by Utterpiffle on Tuesday 30th March 08:10

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