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Old 07-07-2011, 02:45 AM   #21
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^ I really like your ideas!
My fiance said to put 5 German flags on the side so it could be an Ace.
That is a pretty neat idea.
Oh and I guess it would have to be only German flags, because I was told the Mustang didn't fight in the Pacific theater. Lol I guess might as well go historically acurate.
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:21 AM   #22
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The P-51 was also in service with Allied air forces in the North African, Mediterranean and Italian theatres, and saw limited service against the Japanese in the Pacific War.

yes it did
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Old 07-07-2011, 07:59 AM   #23
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Hmm, interesting. I like your second chop much better. My 0.02... I like the idea of the invasion strips, but I think they run too high up the door. Maybe start them from the bottom, but end them at ther body line on the door. My paint-chop is crude but gives you an idea. I like your idea with the p51 text with military font, but it seems an odd place where you have it. Might I suggest, some sort of spoiler (I used the steeda one in my example) with winglets; and put the text on the winglets. Kinda like the numerals on the fighter's tail. That way, its there, but it dosent stick out like a sore thumb. Many may not like a (somewhat?) tall spoiler, but hey, planes DO have wings dont they. Cool idea with the flags too. Could use a fancy hood. Heres my take..

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Old 07-07-2011, 08:12 AM   #24
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I don't know if I'd use the current black/red/yellow "post-war" german flags though.. lol.. maybe maltese crosses in toned down body hues.. since i'm sure you don't want Swastikas on it.. or maybe you do..

it might actually be "cute" if you used car mfg. logos.. with X out or / slashes across them.. little "BMW" and Toyota & Honda Logos.. lol

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Old 07-07-2011, 08:16 AM   #25
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Instead of little swastikas, you should have four bow ties and one ram's head.
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Old 07-07-2011, 09:13 AM   #26
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I would put the stock spoiler back on and paint it red.

Really cool idea, I hope you go through with it. It would certainly win big points at any car show.
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Old 07-07-2011, 01:31 PM   #27
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Here you can see a P-51 that was restored to wwII specs and finish by Jack Roush for his friend and pilot Anderson. The gentlemen was a triple Ace with 16 1/4 victories. You can see his German crosses underneath the cockpit glass.

I would say anything in that vein would be awesome. I wouldn't put car manufacturers emblems for the "kills" simply because it would take away from the motif you're trying to accomplish.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:11 PM   #28
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Thanks, Mean for the info.
And drfister, I really like you chop I will have to do it on my computer this evening.
I agree that it will need a different hood, and I think a glass roof would be a really cool mod for an airplane tribute.
Thanks for all the ideas, I'm going to do a few more chops, at least I have some time to get everything figure out.
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Old 07-07-2011, 03:16 PM   #29
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oooo.. glass roof is awesome.. oh, and do I have a great "detail" idea..

you need to find a airplane grave-yard and (besides the obvious "remove before flight" flags - like i've got on my dash) you need an "PULL TO EJECT" D-ring up maybe near the shift lever/****.. or even on the outside of the seat so when you have the door open you can see it.. that would be sweet..



just search on e-bay for ejection seat.. holy cow..

http://cgi.ebay.com/US-Navy-Martin-B...item2a111ef705

http://cgi.ebay.com/ACES-II-Ejection...item27bc6392be

http://cgi.ebay.com/DANGER-Ejection-...item2c5c6f1916

http://cgi.ebay.com/T-38-Ejection-se...item588c121c62

and theres a TON of P-51 used parts on there too.. wow.. you could really make this cool.. I can't wait to see what you come up with..
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Old 07-07-2011, 03:45 PM   #30
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Tanner pretty cool idea overall! Here is Roush's interpretation of a P-51 Mustang:

http://image.musclemustangfastfords....51-mustang.jpg

IMO their representation is very, very tame....I like the way you are going better. I like the Roush's general color scheme, I just think it's missing a few graphics on the car. I do like how the did the red/yellow very incognito!

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