Big things with little cars
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Start to finish, this may have been my most successful wagon/shooting brake conversion yet. I love how this Skyline van I built for Witheredcustomz turned out and I hope he’ll love it just as much!

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Illustration for article titled Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-X Van Build

I started out with two Skylines, and chopped the roof off of one of them, and sanded the roof on the receiving car to better mate the surfaces.

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Then I sanded the new roof flush with the old roof, glued, puttied... 

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Sanded, primed...

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Stanced...

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Sanded again, primed again...

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Threw on some metallic orange/bronze paint...

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Detailed...

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Registered with the Japanese DMV...

And voila! Now she is clearcoated and sits on a set of the Air-cooled series Fiat 500 wheels, nice and low. The rear window is from the same Skyline, I just had to sand the rear edge flat to make it fit.

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Also, you can see just a hint of it, but the interior is purple. Lovely contrast, if you ask me.

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Let me know what you guys think of it! And I guess now I’ll have to make a Skyline convertible, right? Waste not, want not.

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