GDII's 1990 G-Limited

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby Benckj » Fri May 11, 2012 2:56 pm

Richard will give you the design if you send him a PM. He is not very active these days but I will try and find his forum name. The struts I bought were sold in pairs and I installed one on each car so you may need to on-sell.
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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Fri May 11, 2012 3:02 pm

I am sure I can get two sets of brackets made and sell one off. Thanks for your help. I will look into it further.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby numbers » Fri May 11, 2012 8:12 pm

I'll buy a strut if I can get a bracket with it
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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby Saut de Chat » Fri May 11, 2012 8:46 pm

Same here. Last one I bought was too short to attach to anything.
Those stainless ones look awesome.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby Benckj » Fri May 11, 2012 11:19 pm

Best design I've seen. Even the US ones don't compare IMO.

Richard deserves the credit as its one of the few things I didn't make myself. Think his forum name was '"TOYMAD"
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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:42 pm

Nothing new added to the car.

I had a go at 'light painting'. Just wanted to try it out. I need to park the car where there is no light and photoshop multiple exposures together to get a proper effect. I just bought a battery powered LED work light which will help next time I try this.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby Saut de Chat » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:45 pm

Awesome effect. Does each exposure have the flash in a different place?

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:56 pm

These shots have no flash and are single exposures. Just the camera set to 30sec shutter and me 'painting' the car with a small 6 LED torch. That's why only small parts of the car are lit up.

The street light really didn't help the shots. Ideally there shouldn't be any.

I want to get either this effect
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7017/6650 ... 35a8ed.jpg

or this effect
http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/attach ... c_6860.jpg

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby Saut de Chat » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:12 pm

That is such a cool idea.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:20 pm

I don't think I will be able to get the same high quality look as those two examples but I'll give it a go. Should be able to come up with something unique.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby Saut de Chat » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:58 pm

You could also get a similar effect with the 'lighting effects' filter in photoshop.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:13 am

I'm not really into editing my photos. I like to use just the camera to get what I want. I'd only use photoshop in this instance to merge multiple exposures as it is very hard to get the whole car in 30 seconds. Unless I had another person to hold the shutter open or a shutter lock.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:19 pm

I gave the car a wash, first time in over a month...

Then I had another go at light painting. But before I could do that the lens on my DSLR decided it didn't want to work. The aperture fails to adjust between 18-24 but after that it seems to work. Spent a few hours trying to figure it out.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby GDII » Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:56 am

Continuing the light painting theme, but this time I think I cracked it.

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

Postby BrandonT » Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:12 pm

That looks amazing :o
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