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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:22 pm 
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Starting to play with some concepts and ideas for the next custom design. As some of you may know, I seem to gravitate towards the motorsports liveries. Here's a few ideas I have been sketching out and playing with on paper.....let me know what you think?

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Martini -

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And a little Vettel Helmet inspiration....

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:30 pm 
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First choice, Vettel, then Gulf. But Gulf is a bit BMC for me...

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:11 pm 
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I like this one.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:45 pm 
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ferrarista wrote:
I like this one.
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I had a feeling you'd pick one with the colorful stripes! I do think design would look cool in a matte navy :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:08 am 
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Haha I guess i'm that obvious lol. Gulf is nice too, but i'm a sold Martini fan lol. That would definitely be awsome in matte navy. Curious to see what you will pick.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:32 am 
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honestly, imo - im super burnt out on gulf and martini liveries, i get that they're "classic" been theyve done to death at this point, goes for RBR too.

maybe a Lotus/John Player Special or Marlboro/McLaren/Senna tribute? or Jag/British Racing Green, Renault/Elf, Rothmans, Camel, Jagermeister, Palamat, Castrol ..... theres LOADS of really awesome liveries that get overlooked in favor of those that have been thoroughly rinsed.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:52 am 
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I'd avoid the whole racing scene paint job in general...maybe think of something more original...

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:25 am 
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dogg wrote:
honestly, imo - im super burnt out on gulf and martini liveries, i get that they're "classic" been theyve done to death at this point, goes for RBR too.

maybe a Lotus/John Player Special or Marlboro/McLaren/Senna tribute? or Jag/British Racing Green, Renault/Elf, Rothmans, Camel, Jagermeister, Palamat, Castrol ..... theres LOADS of really awesome liveries that get overlooked in favor of those that have been thoroughly rinsed.


I say do this one.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:31 am 
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ah the good ol' pink pig. that certainly would be a unique paint job. probably not the easiest to adapt to the tubular structure of a bike frame tho


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:58 am 
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I thought of the pink pig before, but definitely more appropriate on the Shiv :)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:32 am 
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Another idea I was playing with tonight.....Rusted inspiration from this helmet...

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:32 am 
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I really like the first rusted one!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:43 am 
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is's a bike, not a car, these motorsports-paintjobs on a bike makes no sense to me


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lbrasi wrote:
is's a bike, not a car, these motorsports-paintjobs on a bike makes no sense to me

either way , they all engineering pieces of art. just appreciate :thumbup:


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