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Old 2020.06.06, 07:52 PM   #1
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Advan Godzilla Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Advan Godzilla Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Unpainted Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 autoscale
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Pattos Nissan GTR GT3 Godzilla No 84 2015 decals, 1/27 scale, clear vinyl in customized color and removed background colors

What can I say, I just like this livery. Always been a bit of Godzilla fan and find it fun that there is a race livery that incorporates this into an otherwise simplified stripe scheme. This is the third or forth one I've done now and second one in which I traced and cut the graphic into mask tape myself and feel confident I can now do this for all copies made in the future and then just need to tailor the colorization of the graphics to match what I want.
I had the decals custom color matched to the red I wanted. Not perfect match but close enough.

I had intended this one to be a dark grey and red combo however just as I was about to lay down the base coat, I decided to go with silver instead. In this case, I'm glad I did.

I was in a hurry to get some painting in before forecasted rain so I did not mask off the stripes on the rear, which was a mistake. I had to cut my own stripes from excess white decal and while it looks fine, I would have preferred to do the stripes in paint, which I've done in the past with good results.

Last minute change on the light buckets and wheels as well. I decided to go for a more vintage look with matte metallic gold which I thought might pair well with the silver/red. Still not sold on this choice though.

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Old 2020.06.08, 01:59 PM   #2
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Fantastic work as always Ray!! How did you do the lightning bolts? Are those Plattos stickers?

Maybe bring it back and do a Maryland Pride Corvette?
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yes, the lightning effects, race numbers and sponsors are all clear vinyl decals.

ah, had not even considered trying the Maryland Pride livery again. I'll have to give that some consideration. I don't know if I still have the templates I made for that livery. Maybe some twist to make it new.
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