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Old 11-23-2021, 02:37 PM
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Hey gang,

With a move complete and a new shop ready to be worked in, I figured Iíd start a thread on my Ultimate Dream Car: The BMW 507. Iíve wanted one of these ever since I laid eyes on one when I was, oh, I donít knowÖ..1?

So not having about 3million laying around, I decided I might as well build one myself! So Iíll go into more detail later, but hereís my full sized body buck. And actually, itís more like a clay model type of deal. Again, Iíll explain more in a few days when I have time to post up more.

The English wheel, brake, and a few other tools arrive this week and Iíll start in on forming the body.

More info and pics to follow!

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Old 11-23-2021, 02:53 PM
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Looks like a great start, nice clean shop, nice body buck, and a great desire!
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Old 11-23-2021, 09:31 PM
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Hi,

Very cool project. Curious were you involved with the A12 program?

Look forward to watching your project. Bill
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Old 11-23-2021, 11:54 PM
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I agree with you. It is my favorite car. The lines are just beautiful. I have restored six 507s over the years. The first in 1976 for the original owner. I restored a rare Series 1 that was a good solid car and built almost a complete body and several partial bodies. What car did you scan? I believe I still have some hammer forms and a press form for the emblems. They were rather basic forms as the cars were not nearly as valuable then and I was very cost conscious. If you have any questions on the bodywork, I would be happy to help.
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Old 11-24-2021, 01:51 AM
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Looking forward to see this project !
Best of luck and keep sharing it with us!

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Dave, very nice project. Good preparation. What will the chassis be made of?
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