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#1 Posted : 21 January 2011 12:31:57(UTC)
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Can someone photoshop a roof on an open Hebmuller?
I'm looking for the guy who photoshopped Guido's ex coachbuild.
I think it was shortened
Thanks for your help.

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#2 Posted : 21 January 2011 12:37:15(UTC)
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That was me. I´ll do it for you.
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#3 Posted : 21 January 2011 12:45:51(UTC)
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Thanks mate! Wink
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#4 Posted : 21 January 2011 12:48:05(UTC)
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What sort of roof were you thinking of? Something different to the Norwegian Hammerworks hardtop Heb-alike? Post a pic for me to work off.
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#5 Posted : 21 January 2011 13:21:16(UTC)
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#6 Posted : 21 January 2011 13:45:42(UTC)
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Who needs PhotoShop? - the real deal is better:

http://www.vwnorge.no/index.php/topic,22340.0.html

(at least you can understand the pictures...)
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#7 Posted : 21 January 2011 18:31:03(UTC)
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I knew I´d seen this idea before somewhere - courtesy of the very talented Pascal Meslet. Or did you have something else in mind?

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#8 Posted : 21 January 2011 18:49:18(UTC)
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I think Pascal is going for something like this...the same color is not alowed as I want the same...Raspberry
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#9 Posted : 30 January 2011 13:51:03(UTC)
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pre67vw wrote:

Sorry for the delay,
the roof should be a little flatter, could you try?
Not that there is anything wrong with this roof! Smile
Thanks for the pics.
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#10 Posted : 30 January 2011 15:58:26(UTC)
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You can´t get much lower without chopping the windscreen frame. If thats ok, then I will do it
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#11 Posted : 30 January 2011 17:19:11(UTC)
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Here you are. The screen is chopped very slightly, to get the best proportions.

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#12 Posted : 30 January 2011 22:24:09(UTC)
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Slightly different version...

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#13 Posted : 31 January 2011 09:33:25(UTC)
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Just my opinion, but you can't improve on der Wiger's steel roof...
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#14 Posted : 31 January 2011 10:01:18(UTC)
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pre67vw wrote:
Just my opinion, but you can't improve on der Wiger's steel roof...


I´m certainly not trying to better the Wiger! (I feel bad about using the sideview of that car actually). I´m just trying to create a possible alternative - after all, why copy whats already been done? I have pictures of a coachbuilt Peugeot Coupe from that era with a similar roofline to above, so I´m trying to keep it in period. A removable top would also need to be light, so making it smaller with less steel would make sense maybe.

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#15 Posted : 31 January 2011 17:43:12(UTC)
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You've wrecked that picture JD,leave well aloneRaspberry Raspberry Raspberry ROFL ROFL
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#16 Posted : 31 January 2011 19:17:31(UTC)
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You've wrecked that picture JD,leave well aloneRaspberry Raspberry Raspberry ROFL ROFL



OMG Blimey - tough crowd! And even my effort is better looking than the original Heb coupe!

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#17 Posted : 31 January 2011 20:15:04(UTC)
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JD wrote:
OMG Blimey - tough crowd! And even my effort is better looking than the original Heb coupe!


I don't think you should have used der Wiger as your base, anything else is just down from that...

IMHO I think your back window is too big JD, the small back window is one of the characteristics of the early cabrios.

What about something like this one?

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#18 Posted : 31 January 2011 21:21:48(UTC)
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pre67vw wrote:


What about something like this one?




Looks like someone married a beetle and a Morris Minor.
Oysten got it right,that's the benchmark.
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#19 Posted : 31 January 2011 22:52:15(UTC)
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Looks like someone married a beetle and a Morris Minor.
Oysten got it right,that's the benchmark.


Close George - that was a Morris Oxford roof. Looks just as bad as the original coupe!

Oysten definitely got it right, you can´t fault it, but as I said, if you were going to build your own Heb coupe, would you want to simply copy what he did?

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#20 Posted : 31 January 2011 23:04:22(UTC)
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pre67vw wrote:
I don't think you should have used der Wiger as your base, anything else is just down from that...

IMHO I think your back window is too big JD, the small back window is one of the characteristics of the early cabrios.

What about something like this one?



If I´d started with the side view of a Heb, then the result would have been the same. It´s just a good side view.
Point taken about the back window, but I´m no fan of that Morris topped thing. It looks all kinds of wrong to me.

Where´s VintageVW anyway? How can he drop me in it and then disappear!!

Edited by user 31 January 2011 23:06:07(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

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