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Update - Audi B6 2.7t Avant Build

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Update - Audi B6 2.7t Avant Build

    The new engine was pretty clean when it arrived but I still took time to give it a detail cleaning with Simple Green and a scrub brush.  I had to be careful not to break anything since the plastic on all of these engines get brittle over time.  Once the engine was clean, I started cleaning the engine harness.  I cleaned and inspected the harness at the same time.  I had more busted harness plugs and broken wires than I would have thought.  I will have to take some time to repair those before I install the harness...

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Audi B6 2.7t Avant Build

Audi B6 2.7t Avant Build

  This is not a step-by-step DIY or a search for answers for a 1.8t to 2.7t swap.  It’s just my personal experience and log about taking on such a project.  Before I started, I had questions that I never received a clear answer to.  Since starting my swap, I can answer some of the questions I had that I couldn’t find answers to: Can this be done in a weekend? How long will it take? No, it can’t be done in a weekend because once you start; you will run into all kinds of issues. For the most part,...

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Quattro Art Color Study

Quattro Art Color Study

Just a quick color study for an idea for a Quattro art piece.  The Audi Quattro is the car that really put Audi on the map as far as performance and the superiority of all-wheel drive.  This piece is 100% digital.  The line art was done using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro.  I have used Illustrator and Photoshop to try to create the natural look of a pencil sketch.  Neither one looked as natural as Sketchbook Pro.  Since Sketchbook Pro is somewhat geared towards the automotive designer, the sketching tools are top notch.  Once this quick sketch was finished in Sketchbook Pro,...

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VW GTI Design

VW GTI Design

Still working on the VW GTI tribute design.  Hopefully we can get all the design elements to play together to have a solid design.

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Martini Racing Porsche 935

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Martini Racing Porsche 935

Carrture’s Porsche 935/78 “Moby Dick” artwork is nearly finished.  The Porsche 935 is an iconic race car from the 1970’s that was built to compete in the Le Mans racing series.  Because of its color and extreme long tail design, which was optimized for low drag, the car was nicknamed “Moby Dick”.  Our artwork is of the Martini Racing Porsche 935 which is probably the most photographed 935 out there.  The complementary colors of the Martini Racing livery and cropped image of the Porsche 935 is sure to add interest to any room of your home or office.

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