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CMSTC FERRARI BUILD - CM Storm Trooper

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Unimatrixzero wanted to do a Ferrari build and everyone jumped at the Challenge.
The Idea was infectious. Soon we were all putting in suggestions from the original Concept.
Then LegendMask Showed his Design. It was Amazing.
But could it be done? Could I Make the Concept a Reality.
You be the Judge


Here are some of the Concepts That were submitted.

First I Google a few hundred pictures and finally came up with this Photoshop to announce my Intentions.


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But then There was this.. FAIL.. What the Heck is a Scuderia anyway.

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So then I came up with this.

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But then Ledgend Mask. AKA My Pininfirina thought of the newest GTO 599 Ferrari.

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And Ultimately.. He Came up with this.. We were all stunned.. This was perfect. It had to be built. There was no way it could be forgotten.


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But could I Pull it off. This was Breathtaking. It was perfect and I felt Small and not worthy but I knew I had to try. I had to.

Here is the Finished Build.


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Edited by unimatrixzero - 4/10/12 at 10:23am
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I started with the usual CM STORM TROOPER CASE. This case was very close to our hearts since many of the Ideas and the Name came from my father Thread. The CMSSC. They had been Dreaming of a sucessor to the STORM SCOUT and as a result the STORM TROOPER was concieved.

It was actually so Nice of a case that no one Dared Cut one. Nothing.. They Just bought and built and loved the look of the beautiful Case that Cooler Master had built. But I wanted to do something with it. I dared to challenge the Greatness of it's design and my first attempt as the COBRA Build.

This was what My Father and I Came up with.. And we loved it at first...

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This worked out great and was a success but one problem. We had applied the Vinyl Wrap to the Paint job of Panels and it would not stay bonded. This would not do.

I wanted a Ferrari Build and I pealed the Vinyl off and with the help of some Aircraft Paint remover I Started on the Ferrari Project.

The Aircraft Paint Remover was Mean Stuff.. If you ever use it ... PLEASE wear eye and a breather mask. The vapors will acually burn your EYES if you do not wear EYE HAND and Breathing Protection..

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I used a Paint Scraper, a BBQ brush and then some 220 Grit sand paper and got The finish down to the bare metal.

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Now was time to start buying parts and supplies..

AirCraft Paint Remover- To remove the original paint from the panels

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Lacquer Thinner. - To remove the Rubber coating from the Rest of the plastics.
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240 - 320 - 800 - 1000 and 2000 Grit Sand Paper.

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Filler Primer for cuts and Scrapes that you will make when you do any Mod
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Dupli-Color Cardinal Red is Great Ferrari Color its Ford but they stole it for the Mustang.

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Dupli Color Clear Coat.
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Small Metal Flashing from the Hardware

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I would need.. A 12 x 24 Piece of 3M DI NOC Vinyl Wrap. This stuff is expensive but it is worth every Penny.
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Misc Ferrari Paraphernalia.
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Of Course you need a Case.. I love this one..

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Edited by unimatrixzero - 4/10/12 at 12:41pm
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As a huge Ferrari fan I'd love to see a good Ferrari pc.
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DI NOC The Panels.


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A Half Round Bastard File does wonders for cleaning up after a dremel cut.. Its also great if you want to get your Girlfriend to stop talking to you since the sound of it scraping over the metal is alot like Running your fingernails down an old School Blackboard.

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Three coats of Cardinal Red.

I Taped over the Carbon Fiber with Blue Painters tape and News Paper.. this is the Paint with no Clear Coat on it yet.

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Originally Posted by unimatrixzero View Post

What the Heck is a Scuderia anyway.

Only the reason for Ferrari road cars. Its Ferrari's race team (limited to F1 right now) but is the reason we have road cars from Ferrari. If the Ferrari didn't need money to support the racing team back in the day they wouldn't have made road cars.
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Originally Posted by unimatrixzero View Post

What the Heck is a Scuderia anyway.

Only the reason for Ferrari road cars. Its Ferrari's race team (limited to F1 right now) but is the reason we have road cars from Ferrari. If the Ferrari didn't need money to support the racing team back in the day they wouldn't have made road cars.

This. Enzo Ferrari was really only interested in racing. The road cars were a way to fund the development of their racing teams. Today, innovations made to their F1 cars move to their road cars eventually in most cases.
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Very nice. Big ferrari fan myself.
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