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CAM-AIR! Custom '57 Chevy Car Toon...Finished!


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#41 Ira

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 05:08 AM

ZZZZZZ-28 UP FRONT!

 

I looked at a lot of different possibilities for a New Front End and I ended up coming back to the Z-28. It looks like it will be a Great Fit!

After some measuring and fitting, I marked to cut off line for the Z-28 hood...

 

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I cut off the Z-28 Hood with a Cut-Off Wheel in a Dremel Tool.

 

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I glued the Z-28 Hood to the Front End.

 

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Now for some more Fitting and Cutting!

 

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More Coming... B)



#42 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 12:28 PM

Wow, can't wait to see the next steps in the transformation of this one.



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 01:29 PM

IT FITS!!!

 

After a little more Cutting & Fitting the Z-28 Nose fits on the '57 Chevy!
Here are the '57 Chevy Front End Cuts after I fit the parts together.

 

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Here is the Heavy Chevy with the ZZZZZ-28 Nose glued in place.

Still pretty rough but we are getting there...

 

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More Coming... B)



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 02:26 PM

Ira, you are king of the slice and dice. Love it !



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 11:16 AM

THICK HOOD!

 

Here is a close up on the front, notice how the Z-28 Nose sets lower than the '57 Hood....
I hate too add a lot of putty if I don't have to, fortunately the '57 Hood is Very Thick, so I ground it down flush with the Nose.

 

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I also ground down the areas below the Headlights and around the Nose. Here is the Front End after the work was done...

 

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 04:05 PM

You're an unreal builder, Ira.  I love your work.



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 08:28 AM

GAPS!

 

I have 2 gaps in the Underside and it hangs down too low...

 

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I filled the gaps with plastic strip and glued them in place.
I marked a starting point where I will cut off some of the low area...

 

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I cut the extra underside plastic away. Here is the final shape!

 

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More Coming... B)



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 10:51 AM

Coming along nicely !



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 02:43 PM

Oh yeah, you are getting going in the right direction.  Looking forward to more.

 

Thank You Dr.!

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 10:04 PM

thats insanely cool !!!!!!!

#51 Ira

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 05:04 AM

cool ! awsome kits btw and great o see your going to add your ira flavour to them :) or at least this one

 

Thanks Richard!

 

Yeah, the Deals Wheels Kits are Great Fun!

 

Here are a few more that I built...

 

 

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 05:26 AM

SNEAK PEEKS!!!

 

I set up the body on the Deals Wheels Tires...

 

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Front View...

 

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Rear View...

 

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More Coming... B)



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:05 AM

Cool...looking forward to more!

 

Thanks Tony!

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:14 AM

What are ya gonna call that?

 

A Belairmo?

 

:lol:

 

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:29 AM

Wayyyyyyyy tooooooooooooooooo muchhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 01:21 PM

this is awesome!   my 2 fave cars in one build :D



#57 Ira

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 01:53 PM

I'm waiting, bring it on brother!

 

It's Putty Time!

 

Photos Coming... B)



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 02:35 PM

Ira, why is it rvery time you start one of these builds I get the urge to pop some popcorn?! :lol: 

 

I get the same urge sometimes except for coffee & chocolate... B) 


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Posted 29 July 2013 - 03:04 PM

One can't help but wonder if you ever sleep!! Thats why you have these insanely awesome wicked unrealistic killer ideas/ creations!! This is going to be so cool!! 



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 04:12 PM

Ira... I am enjoying watching this come together. This coming weekend I am going to look for some Deals wheels kits at a local swap meet. I really think it would just be a fun build. I remember seeing a '69 Chevelle at a show years ago, it was purple and I always told myself I could find it I have to pick it up But Hopefully i will be able to find a cool one to pick up. Thanks for the inspiration Ira.