New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

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Re: New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

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I can finally say Project CYANide is completed! This took over 8 months to finish, several months more than I expected, but I'm happy with the final product...an Optima like no other!

Tonight I found the time to take the final "money shots". Thanks to all who followed this thread, helped me out in countless ways (but mostly by answering my hundred questions about "what size is that?" or "will that fit?") not the least of which included selling or trading me the various parts needed to make this car happen...and thanks also for all the great comments, which was a big part of my motivation to get this thing done. :mrgreen:

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Completed projects: CYANide Onroad Optima | Zebra Gold Optima | Barney Optima | OptiMutt RWD Mid
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Re: New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

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Naked Pics...

Now, on to the next project--Barney the Lizard King cometh! :twisted:
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Re: New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

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Very nice.

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Awesome job! Looks great!

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i envy you... that thing looks sweeeeeeeeeet!!!!!

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Re: New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

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Thank you for the comments, guys! I hope to take a vid of CYANide running before summer's over, I'm just waiting on something cool to arrive from ROH73...more on that later! ;)
Completed projects: CYANide Onroad Optima | Zebra Gold Optima | Barney Optima | OptiMutt RWD Mid
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Mate, that is stunning! You've made it in to an art form...Kyosho should pick this up and release it on the market, though, thinking about it, you'd probably have mixed feelings about as it wouldn't be one of a kind any more but the royalties and the kudos might help (",)

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Marc you certainly do things in your own special way and this car definitely shows your ability and style. Another very nice job mate.
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An Optima like no other - great project and end result

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Wow... just wow! No doubt the coolest Optima build I've seen so far. So many great solutions/upgrades together with the amazing blues... :)
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Thanks for the recent comments, guys!
Completed projects: CYANide Onroad Optima | Zebra Gold Optima | Barney Optima | OptiMutt RWD Mid
Gallery - Coel's Stalls: Marui Galaxy & Shogun Resto-Mods | FrankenBuff AYK Buffalo | 1987 Buick GNX RC12L3

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