USA-1 CORVETTE LSR TEAM! WIP Photos! Finished Now!

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USA-1 CORVETTE LSR TEAM!!!

I started this Bubble Top Transport Vehicle for a Showrods Contest-Bubble Top Trike, a few years ago. The Bubble Top 3 Wheeler was too big for this truck so I set the Transport aside...untill yesterday!

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It started as a '59 El Camino with most of a Corvette Indy attached to the front. I tried fitting the Attempt 1 on to the Transport and it was narrow enough fit inside the bed!

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Time for a New Project... B)

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ADDING THE RAMP BED!!!

The Attempt 1 is too long to fit inside the El Camino Pick-Up Bed, but if It were a Ramp Bed...

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I did a little Cutting & Fitting and got a piece of sheet plastic to fit in the Bed. Then I glued it in place.

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Next I made file card templates for the Bed Sides and then cut them from sheet plastic and glued them in place.

I used sheet plastic to fill the gaps between the Body and the Bed Sides.

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Now its time to play with the Attempt 1... B)

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That will take up some room one the bench ! You going with a single wheel set up on the rear ? Once again you have my attention. I need to order more popcorn !

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VETTE ATTEMPT!!!

I always liked this kit but I like Corvettes better, so its time for some Cutting!

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Next I cut the Rear End from a Pro Stock Vette Body...

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It was too wide for the Attempt 1 body so I cut a section from the middle and then glued it back together.

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After a little more Cutting & Fitting I got the Rear End to fit the Body!

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More Photos Coming... B)

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HERE IS THE SCOOP!!!

I used cut-off Attempt 1 body parts, carved & turned up-side down to fill in the drivers compartment area...

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The Hood Scoop is from the Corvette Kit, it took a little cutting & fitting to get it in place.

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Here are the Transport and LSR Vette together!

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What's Next?

B)

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That is extra-awesome, Ira! You have such a good imagination which is kind of rare these days. I always enjoy your builds.

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Oh yeah, this is where it's at fer sure. I love this car. I'm very interested in watching you go with this one Ira. :) Dan

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Walking from the front to back would be like time travel. 50 yrs worth. Pretty cool idea.

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This is very interesting. I'm tuned in for more.

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That will take up some room one the bench ! You going with a single wheel set up on the rear ? Once again you have my attention. I need to order more popcorn !

Thanks Ray!

I am using 4 wheels in back and 2 up front... B)

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Ira, I can't tell you what a warm and fuzzy I get from this build. Of all things I appreciate originality the most, and this is certainly all kinds of original.

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NEATO!!!

i like it Ira, keep it goin.

bryan

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That is extra-awesome, Ira! You have such a good imagination which is kind of rare these days. I always enjoy your builds.

Thanks for the kind words Andy!

Glad you like it so far... B)

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Oh yeah, this is where it's at fer sure. I love this car. I'm very interested in watching you go with this one Ira. :) Dan

Thanks Dan!

I am working on the rear of the Transport Now, more photos coming... :)

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well wheres all the pics Ira?? :D :D :P

cheers

bryan

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Walking from the front to back would be like time travel. 50 yrs worth. Pretty cool idea.

Thanks Les!

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NEW FRONT END!!!

I cut the Front End off the Corvette...

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Next I cut out the Front End of the Transporter...

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After a little more Cutting & Fitting, I got a good fit on the Transporter Front End!

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Here it is with some putty applied. First test fit on the Bubble Top!

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B)

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this is just one of the cooolest concepts I have seen here

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This is very interesting. I'm tuned in for more.

Thanks Luis!

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This just fabulous. Love it. It's different and nothing but pure eye candy. WOWWEE!!!!

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PRIMER ON EVERYTHING!!!

First I cut a piece of sheet plastic to fit the back of the Cockpit, and glued it in place.

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Then, I sprayed some Dupli-Color Primer/Filler on the Transport...

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Before spraying the Race Car, I cut the Front End off the Belly Pan and glued it to the body.

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The Vette Attempt was sprayed next...

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Rear View...

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B)

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Ira, I can't tell you what a warm and fuzzy I get from this build. Of all things I appreciate originality the most, and this is certainly all kinds of original.

Thanks for the kind words Rob!

Glad you enjoy the originality, that my favorite part... :)

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DUUUUUUDDDDDEEE !!!!!!!!! originality is blown clear out of the freaking park on this one

I can't wait to see more. how detailed will the drive line be? i see mid-engine most likely.

this is too cool.

MORE PLEASE and THANK YOU LOL

Michael

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Really cool Ira. How about building in a tire rack into the body where the '59 doors are, on one side and perhaps a tool box on the other? Just for some functionality.

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Really neat...How about a Vette nose for the Vette Attempt?

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