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RestoModGuy

Custom C7/C3 Stingray - What the C7 should have looked like

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I love Corvettes and when the new generation C7 came out in 2014 I liked but not a fan of the taillights. I decided to customize one to have the classic round C3 styling and went as far to change the rear window to the original "sail-panel" rear window. 

Lots of modifications including a completely new nose and grafted an L88 hood. Also filled in one of the three vents in the fenders, smoothed out the hip line and added rear wheel flares and grafted rear bumperettes like the C3's have.

Some build pics show some of the major bodywork I did. Paint is Duplicolor Bahama Blue Metallic.

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Comparison to a "stock" C7

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I like it. Great color and excellent craftsmanship.

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very nice.  The "sugar scoop" rear window treatment is one of my favorite elements of the shark-era Corvette.

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I agree, very nice.

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Outstanding!! Looks much better than the factory. Great color too.

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Love it. Very sharp design.

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Great job on the custom touches. The paint looks flawless

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The bodywork is outstanding.  Love the lines and the curves.  The paintjob is stunning.  Love the shine and depth.

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Interesting concept!

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I think you are correct Jim...the round tail lights look 1000% better.  I like your eye for the design.  You should work for GM.

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Nice "throwback" look to it, you smoothed out the sharp edges of the C7..... very interesting concept.  Well done.

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Very, VERY nice! Great concept, great execution! You set out to do better than Chevy did and AFAIC, Mission Accomplished my friend! Well done and model on! B)

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Chevy needs to hire you for Corvette design.  Looks great in SHINY :D:D:D

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Beautiful conversion.

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Excellent work!

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Great looking custom and excellent execution.  Fun to stare at all the different styling cues

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Posted (edited)

fabulous job, looks great and I love blue so awesome color. the gold one is great too

Edited by RAMBENNA

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FANTASTIC!!!!!

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Very nice job! The C3 styling elements work great on the C7!

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Hi!

Impressive design and execution. Bravo!

CT

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Nice lines and proportions. Much more attractive restyle than most customizers achieve, whether on models or real cars. If that was a body kit for 1:1 Corvettes, I'm certain they'd sell well.

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very sharp body work, the hood is awesome.

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Very creative and well executed.

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Looks great!!

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your bodywork is outstanding - Looks really nice. the old Styling elements working very good. like the rear view most. well done!

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