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R2 Evo 9 Voltex Widebody Project (Pic Heavy)
Just finished this small project today. Haven't done an evo or widebody yet and saw the r2 evo for $20-30 so I thought I'd try it.

I took some pictures through the painting process.

Cut everything out for paint, separated parts by color they were gonna be painted.

[Image: 14445564451_d14d1e65ba_c.jpg]IMG_4513 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262487117_852fb1bd7d_c.jpg]IMG_4511 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14447571302_42bc3ab1c0_c.jpg]IMG_4510 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262324848_7e12148924_c.jpg]IMG_4509 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262313780_48eb42dda4_c.jpg]IMG_4508 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14425795406_852b90c0c9_c.jpg]IMG_4514 by cjedd, on Flickr

Went with the Spazstix Orange/Purple/Teal, always fun using these since you can't really tell what you covered

[Image: 14425794686_66f4cbb862_c.jpg]IMG_4518 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14445561961_3c8c33d55e_c.jpg]IMG_4519 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14469090283_afef65394f_c.jpg]IMG_4520 by cjedd, on Flickr

Mirror chrome on the head/taillights

[Image: 14425791806_56161a4d42_c.jpg]IMG_4524 by cjedd, on Flickr

after backing everything

[Image: 14448917625_70dc793119_c.jpg]IMG_4527 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14447793694_72c0e055ef_c.jpg]IMG_4528 by cjedd, on Flickr

annnd after 3 backing coats

[Image: 14425784436_57515ab770_c.jpg]IMG_4533 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14469073953_d6c28ab516_c.jpg]IMG_4539 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14469068743_c86e3778ba_c.jpg]IMG_4540 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262294678_774246aee4_c.jpg]IMG_4541 by cjedd, on Flickr

Got her all together

[Image: 14445539951_db33459063_c.jpg]evol by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262254169_a50ec200a0_c.jpg]12 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262256079_b143a17b70_c.jpg]18 by cjedd, on Flickr

Turns out I didn't wait long enough for the paint to fully cure before attaching the widebody. The goo turned the paint black and it didn't look too good. Paint was also cracking off, I may have prepped the body wrong or something. I remember putting on light coats.

I loved the color but I wanted to redo it. I bought the R2 rip off decals from a local automotive tuning shop (Touge Factory) here in IL to use. They did a time attack Evo 9 which I was aiming for now.

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and this is how mine came out. I would need to make a custom front/rear diffuser/TE37s/blacked out headlights and etc to make an exact but I'm happy with it.

[Image: 14262169279_71b03e265c_c.jpg]4 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14262381127_6e5f5acabd_c.jpg]3 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14447698664_daf2fe504c_c.jpg]2 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14445463031_6510c7d856_c.jpg]1 by cjedd, on Flickr

[Image: 14468986133_3aa691970b_c.jpg]5 by cjedd, on Flickr

Can't wait to bring it to the comp in Michigan this weekend, thanks for scrolling through!
I can't believe how real that looks!
Drift hard or go home!Devil
Great paint job!!

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(06-18-2014, 01:46 AM)zombiedrift7 Wrote:  I can't believe how real that looks!

haha a couple more parts and it would be a true replica.

(06-18-2014, 09:12 AM)DELxJCdriftteam Wrote:  Great paint job!!

Thank you!

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Looks awesome

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Keep Drifting Fun
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Looks brilliant buddy :)
That my friend is.... AWSOME. Just get those TE37's on there, it will look stunning

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Really like this shell! Hard to believe this is your first wide body.
3Racing Sakura D3 WIP thread
Looks sweet! Does anyone know what wheels those are? the 7-spoke ones. I've looked but i can't find them anywhere

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