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Old 23-11-2017, 11:04 AM   #61
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That's the front end done
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Is it supposed to look like an E-Type?
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I'm calling it my Vee-Type
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It's certainly different!
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So you went sure on the Vee-Type.

I give you the Vooper Bobtail
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Fair play. After all, most Coopers had the engine from a pre-war fire pump, why not one from a German Jeep?

You've already beaten most E-Types in the looks category simply by not running the usual pram wheels with a massive offset fail
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I'm not really using the E type front end. It was just lying around the workshop and I was curious if it would fit. Who knew that the jag has a very simular track width to a beetle?!
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I did a bit more work on the model tonight. It's made from plastercine then spray painted with plastic paint.

It's a scale model of the vw chassis. The wheels are a little narrow though! Lol

It's not quite right, but it doesn't need to be. I'll use it for proportions when I build the body buck.

It does give you an idea of what I'm aiming for.
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The reflection in your microwave looked like you were doing wind tunnel testing on the model
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