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Hey guys, been a while since I've been on the phantom club thread. But its time for a change to my phantom and i'm looking for opinions thumb.gif

You can look in my album/build log and see what I did to it last year, and i'll be ditching the wooden rad box.
Anyways, I know I want to keep the blue lights, but other then that i'd like to change it up. I'm thinking of an Audi R8 inspired build, or if you've seen the west coast custom's Tron R8 pics, something like that.

Which do you guys like? If I did the Tron i'm thinking of doing a mirror finish on the whole case! Also open to other ideas. Let me know what you guys think biggrin.gif



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Originally Posted by intelman View Post

Hey guys, been a while since I've been on the phantom club thread. But its time for a change to my phantom and i'm looking for opinions thumb.gif
You can look in my album/build log and see what I did to it last year, and i'll be ditching the wooden rad box.
Anyways, I know I want to keep the blue lights, but other then that i'd like to change it up. I'm thinking of an Audi R8 inspired build, or if you've seen the west coast custom's Tron R8 pics, something like that.
Which do you guys like? If I did the Tron i'm thinking of doing a mirror finish on the whole case! Also open to other ideas. Let me know what you guys think biggrin.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


I vote for this ^.
post #13303 of 15187
If you're going for tron, I think you'd be better off with a really glossy white, rather than a mirror finish.

Also, if you do tron, make sure you do LED's rather than Blacklight and paint. Also, don't overcrowd your case. I've seen too many Tron builds (including one of my own) end up looking cheap.
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A polished stainless finish would look awesome :O
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High Gloss Candy white and neon light blue detail. thumb.gif

Even though WCC did it chrome, I believe it actually looked horrible. redface.gif
they should've did it in candy white or raven black, with chrome tint.
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I have temporary removed the Club logo from the front page and replaced it with the Adam Wilson Phantom Logo. Erakith/Adam will have a place on the front page for now on.
     
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I have temporary removed the Club logo from the front page and replaced it with the Adam Wilson Phantom Logo. Erakith/Adam will have a place on the front page for now on.

Very nice Jerry. Adam would be proud. thumb.gif
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High Gloss Candy white and neon light blue detail. thumb.gif
Even though WCC did it chrome, I believe it actually looked horrible. redface.gif
they should've did it in candy white or raven black, with chrome tint.

^ this. German cars and Chrome thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif (IMO)
post #13309 of 15187
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Originally Posted by Caruban View Post

If you're going for tron, I think you'd be better off with a really glossy white, rather than a mirror finish.
Also, if you do tron, make sure you do LED's rather than Blacklight and paint. Also, don't overcrowd your case. I've seen too many Tron builds (including one of my own) end up looking cheap.

I totally get what your saying, but I was really thinking more of a chrome build then an actual tron build. The phantom always makes me think of an R8 for some reason, then I found the chrome one.

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A polished stainless finish would look awesome :O

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Originally Posted by hakz View Post

High Gloss Candy white and neon light blue detail. thumb.gif
Even though WCC did it chrome, I believe it actually looked horrible. redface.gif
they should've did it in candy white or raven black, with chrome tint.

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Originally Posted by jassilamba View Post

^ this. German cars and Chrome thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif (IMO)

Haha thanks for all the input so far guys, I think I am going for the chrome build biggrin.gif

My idea would be to do the outside with a chrome vinyl wrap and do the inside black with my blue lights. I think there's enough black accent on the phantom to break up the chrome and not be too much. I hope I'm right... tongue.gif But I think the phantom's curves will make the chrome look pretty crazy.

Only question now is do I spend the time getting my 2 360 rads to fit inside the case or just mount them on the back redface.gif
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post #13310 of 15187
If you can find a black chrome paint or a shop that does professional airbrush i'd say do a total black chrome look over chrome on the exterior and black interior

Course that wouldn't be cheap but it would look pretty crazy.
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