Camaroman22

STS-v Targa

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all the parts for the cabin are from different cars:
black thing on whindshield-corvette
rollbar thing- porsche 911 targa
guy driving and drivers seat- mazda MX5
passenger seat- custom made (all 'custom-made' are my me, just so we're clear)
passenger side door/armrest thing- custom made


other mods:
rear 'widebody'
brighter logos on side
airbrushed-off side markers, and water-shooting things on hood, and antenna on roof
coupe conversion(obviously)
-that should be about it



comments/suggestions welcome
-camaroman22 Edited by Camaroman22
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Pretty clean, but why not just call it an Eldorado?
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Pretty clean, but why not just call it an Eldorado?

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why would i do that? it's an STS-v coupe with a targa top. would a 2-door GP be galled a GTO? i think not. Edited by Camaroman22
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In the past a 2dr Seville WAS an Eldorado. The GTO was never a 2dr Grand Prix. As a matter of fact when those tow cars coexisted in the past they were BOTH 2dr only. The chop is cool but I'd rather have a fixed roof Eldorado, leave the Targa thing to Porsche & Vette.
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Dude. This is an effing amazing chop. Great job!
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Awesome chop, but the door's a little short. Why not just call it Eldorado?
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Dont listen to them. Its an STS-v coupe, and it looks great. Keep the targa, I love targa tops. I wouldnt change a thing.
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oh, and here's my final version of the chop:
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besically just saturation anc contrast changes, but i think it made the chop 'that much better'.
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why would i do that?  it's an STS-v coupe with a targa top.  would a 2-door GP be called a GTO?  i think not.

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It wouldn't be an "STS coupe," but an STC (or a 2-door STS, since there are 2-door sedans, and it's upright enough). In any case, Eldorado was always Caddy's most special 2-door, and that there is what it obviously is in the minds of Caddy fans.

And of a 2-door GP wouldn't be called a GTO, because the twain don't meet in Pontiac's hierarchy...GP was always a bigger car, no matter how many doors it had.

I love targa tops myself by the way. There definitely should be more in this world.
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[quote name='LosAngeles' date='Nov 20 2005, 11:53 PM']
It wouldn't be an "STS coupe," but an STC (o-------41184676334--
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It wouldn't be an "STS coupe," but an STC (or a 2-door STS, since there are 2-door sedans, and it's upright enough).  In any case, Eldorado was always Caddy's most special 2-door, and that there is what it obviously is in the minds of Caddy fans.

And of a 2-door GP wouldn't be called a GTO, because the twain don't meet in Pontiac's hierarchy...GP was always a bigger car, no matter how many doors it had.

I love targa tops myself by the way.  There definitely should be more in this world.

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Why not ETC (Eldorado Touring Coupe) while were at it? Caddy used to have it anyways.
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Cool, but isn't the term "targa" usually used in reference to mid/rear engined cars?
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Targas can be applied to front engine vehicles as well. Thus most Corvettes are Targas. Targas of the past include the Supra Targa (Mks III and IV) and the NSX-T.
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Cool, but isn't the term "targa" usually used in reference to mid/rear engined cars?

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Nope, that's simply a type of roof (The front engine Supra had one). Targa roofs don't have the bar in the middle like the old T-tops GM was known for.
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yeah usually rear/ mid engine cuz a lot of em are but as they said there are front engine targas i love it i think this i better than the XLR presonally i like the front better def
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[quote name='Camaroman22' date='Nov 23 2005, 02:34 PM']
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yeah usually rear/ mid engine cuz a lot of em 676334--

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huh?
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its ok, the interior is really blurry, and the selection around the person is kinda off, but the design itself is pretty cool, like the wide kit is a nice add, bascially I like your ideas.
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