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These should be nearly what you´re looking for. I think I would only change the center of the rims and design the hubcap and then these should be ready.

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The fender side scopps should be possible to design too.

Best, Rico

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59 minutes ago, camaro69 said:

These should be nearly what you´re looking for. I think I would only change the center of the rims and design the hubcap and then these should be ready.

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The fender side scopps should be possible to design too.

Best, Rico

Awesome I would love to see them made !

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Hey guys, here are some pics of my latest testprint of the rear panel. Sorry for the rough print but my Anycubic Photon Mono has a resolution of only 0.1mm in X- and Y-direction.

I did some changes already on the cross rail and started designing the bumper so I think I can finish this long time project soon.

The only thing that bothers me is that there is so much plastic to remove on the inner edges of the fenders to make the taillight housings fit right but that is because of the design of the housings itself even on the 1:1.

So here it is...

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Stay well, Rico

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New update...

Have designed a rear bumper and will testprint it this weekend to make sure it will fit the body and looking correctly. Here are some renderings for a first look. Hope you´ll like it.

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Cheers, Rico

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11 hours ago, camaro69 said:

Got a first testprint from shapeways these days. Will try to mount it this weekend to know how it fits.

If then all is like I wanted it I will offer it for sale.

Ok thx !

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I would call it done. Please let me know what you all think about it.

There are still some bodyworks to do from the modeler itself, for example make the fenders top fit to the trunk lid and there´s also much sanding necessary on the inside of the fenders.

But these are issues because of the contours of the taillight housings even on the 1:1 scale.

If I would change these things it wouldn´t look like the original part. Here are some pics...

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If you say it´s good like it is I would put it into my shapeways shop.

But please be aware... Only the printing costs without any markup for my work are at about US$26 already for the "Smooth fine detail". The "smoothest" it would even be about US$40.

I hope you´ll like it anyway.

Best regards, Rico

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Thanks for the feedback.

This is how the actual assembly looks like.

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There are three parts included (trunklid with taillight housings and lower valance, lightning part and bumper).

The lower valance with taillight housings can be separated from the trunk lid. Then these would be FOUR separate parts because of the then separate inner taillght frames.

The taillights can be separated from the center part too. Then you count THREE lightning parts. With the included bumper this assembly would contain EIGHT parts in summary if you separate everything what´s possible.

Hope this helps for your info. I will put the assembly into my shop this weekend.

Rico

 

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The '68 GTX is my favorite Mopar. I've already got your grill and door panels, and they are excellent! I need to get the trunk lid ordered. I don't suppose you'd want to do the '68 GTX seats, would you? That, and these hubcaps, and we'd have everything we need.......🙂

 

 

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I have an AMT 1968 Roadrunner kit I'm building as Petty's '68 Daytona car. It has round front & marker lights which I will fill. The 1968 GXT also has round front & rear marker lights. I checked. Your car has rectangle front & rear marker lights so you have a 1969 GTX not a 1968 GTX. 

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Hey Mike, I know that I have the ´69 GTX body. It was just for taking the dimensions. If I really consider to do it as a ´68 I would change the marker lights.

I asked at the Model Building Questions section and received the feedback that the model body dimensions are the same so the rearpanel I modeled should fit the ´68 kits too.

6 hours ago, roadhawg said:

I don't suppose you'd want to do the '68 GTX seats, would you? That, and these hubcaps, and we'd have everything we need.......🙂

I already had a request for these so it´s on the list.

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