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Old February 26th, 2005, 04:48 PM   #22
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Originally posted by Unkl Ian@Feb 23 2005, 08:41 PM
I hear ya' on the Ghia being round,
and the sail panels are not heavy enough,visually, for this look.

Here,I just pulled the top of the windshield back a little,
and rounded the transition into the roof.

And played with the tail lights and rear wheel opening.
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I actually was going for the "cab-forward" look of the late 50s/early 60s rooflines. They tend to have a more vertical windshield with long sloping rear glass and roof lines. I think that laying back the windshield gives it a more modern look.

I am going to consider some other taillights. Maybe a pair of caddy bullets on each side stacked vertical. One of the avatars on this forum has a ghia fender like this.
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