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[Vehicle W.I.P.] My Lore Friendly Cars (Imponte Chief, Declasse Hoodoo, Declasse Savanna)



  • IMPORTANT
    This was originally for the Imponte Chief, but rather than have a bunch of forums for a bunch of different cars that are waiting to get converted to GTA 5, I choose to change this to my Lore Friendly car page

    Original Post
    "So you think Imponte was always a fast Declasse? think again. Before your parents knew what their crutches were for, Imponte was just another old man car brand with engines so slow that if you tried to step into it, you'd get hit by oncoming cars trying to go through a light. It wasn't until after Imponte's Sales had dropped to rock bottom that they realized they needed to do something. Their solution? cramp an overpowered V8 engine into a poorly designed car with no regards to safety. Making Imponte the leader in Motor Vehicle Fatalities! Introducing the 1960 Imponte Chief!"

    What happens when all the cars you want to have crappy blueprints and you want to do another car? why you make up your own! This is my take on that idea, the Imponte Chief. It's mostly based on 1959/1960 GM B-bodies with some influences from mid-1960's GM's. This is merely the start of what I'm working on now

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  • Interesting idea and concept, looking forward to it. I hope the mesh will be smoothed at some point too :)



  • @GreenAid It will, what's posted above is far from finished and the model at the moment is low-poly. But I wanted to see if it smoothed out and it definitely does

    Here a quick smooth out of the body
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  • Update 1#: The basic modeling is complete, aside from small thing that I might find
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  • I have a request for anyone who can convert. 1# Is anyone interested in converting this model? 2# Can somebody send me the Voodoo Custom model in a .3ds file? I plan to do the SA Voodoo style next since I already have the chassis and green house to do it. I'd like to use some of the parts from the current Voodoo to keep consistency



  • Update 2#: I've reinvented this car's grill, added drums all the way around, side trim, fender mounted rear view mirrors and added Gauge clusters into the dash
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  • Update 3#: Done, all I need now is somebody who will convert this Car over to GTA 5. Now onto the San Andreas Voodoo

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  • The Hoodoo, (I renamed it because I'm not calling it Voodoo Classic) as I said

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  • @John-Lemon said in [Vehicle] (W.I.P.) Imponte Chief [Lore Friendly Car]:

    Update 3#: Done, all I need now is somebody who will convert this Car over to GTA 5. Now onto the San Andreas Voodoo

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    I like this design. The whole car itself looks like a mixture of a '58 Fury, a '61 Ford, and somewhere a long the line, a '59 Chrysler. Will this design still get used?



  • @krashadam Nice eye! The 1958 Fury was definitely one influence. The 1961 Ford and 1959 Chrysler weren't an influence, but they are very close to what I did use as influences. I counted 15 cars that I took pieces from, I took a lot of pieces from 1959 Bonneville for the body, the front bumper is based on the 1962 Catalina, the lower body mold is based on 1965/1966 Catalina, some bits from 1960's Cadillac and 1969 Buick Wildcat for the back bumper, 1957-1959 Coronet, 1958 Fury and 1959 Olds 88 for the front, 1950 Pontiac StarChief for the logo, 1958 and 1960 Bonneville for the Dash, 1952 Bel Air for the hub caps and steering wheel and the 1970 Cuda for the air cleaner ;P

    As for it getting used, yes, when I can get someone to do the body. I'd send it over to Yarm, but I've already given him a lot to do and don't want to burn him out



  • "Way back when the OGs were almost all still alive and not in prison you'd see these beauties being driven by every self-respecting Gangster, driving with his homies shooting up the enemy gangs. Way back when the OGs were still in diapers and self-disrespecting lower middle class ruled what would become the hood (Davis), they still drove these beauties around with their buddies, giving the figure to anyone and everyone. Now you can bring back an era that you never lived through and make Davis Great Again! whether you bring back like an OG or as White Trash, you can be the trash that forced Declasse to change the name of their car from 'Hoodoo' to 'Voodoo' because of "Hoodoo do who?" or be the trash that forced Declasse to go from the pride and joy of every working man to the "I don't give a shit what I drive" of the every self-hating bum to change their image"

    Hoodoo Update 1# I fixed more small stuff (That seems to be a lot what I do when it comes to modeling) added tail lights, air cleaner and add the dashboard

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  • @John-Lemon said in [Vehicle] (W.I.P.) Imponte Chief [Lore Friendly Car]:

    @krashadam Nice eye! The 1958 Fury was definitely one influence. The 1961 Ford and 1959 Chrysler weren't an influence, but they are very close to what I did use as influences. I counted 15 cars that I took pieces from, I took a lot of pieces from 1959 Bonneville for the body, the front bumper is based on the 1962 Catalina, the lower body mold is based on 1965/1966 Catalina, some bits from 1960's Cadillac and 1969 Buick Wildcat for the back bumper, 1957-1959 Coronet, 1958 Fury and 1959 Olds 88 for the front, 1950 Pontiac StarChief for the logo, 1958 and 1960 Bonneville for the Dash, 1952 Bel Air for the hub caps and steering wheel and the 1970 Cuda for the air cleaner ;P

    As for it getting used, yes, when I can get someone to do the body. I'd send it over to Yarm, but I've already given him a lot to do and don't want to burn him out

    I should look up those cars later. nice choice though so far! can't wait to see it finished!



  • @krashadam I'm starting work on the Savanna shorty and I'm thinking about making a 2 door convertible and hardtop Savanna and a 4 door convertible and hardtop Savanna what do you think? Also, after the Savanna I think I might give the chassis I've been using a break (I'll be honest, I've been using the same chassis as the Catalina to cut back on time :P) and work on either a Mopar muscle car based design, or a full-size based on the 1st gen Mopar C-bodies (They won't be based on the same chassis as the Catalina since they are A: Mopar and B: they're Unibody)



  • Not that this is an update, but looking for the original Savanna model I came across the original Voodoo and I compared the two. For the record, the Hoodoo is smaller but much closer to the original car they're based on, (1960 Chevy Bel Air/Impala) such as the Voodoo's dash has no resemblance to the original car where mine does, the casted side trim is missing or how the rear license plate is pushing out instead of sunken in, small, but big impacting things (I'll be honest, I really do like the Hoodoo better than the Voodoo ;P)

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  • Those are a Bunch of interesting looking Cars.You´re at a great Start,i can almost imagine those chrome laden Dinosaurs from a bygone Era roaming the Streets of L.S. again.
    I love the large bonbon colored Landyachts from the 50s and 60s and would be happy to see them coming back to GTA V.
    Hopefully the Oceanic and the Hermes will find their Ways too into your To Do List.



  • @Chris-W I was thinking about those cars, plus the SA Glendale after I do the Savanna. I'm planning to the Glendale next, then the Oceanic and I don't know when I'll do the Hermes, I'd like to do another scratch made Lorefriendly car (Modeled after a 1st gen Mopar C-Body) so that will come before the Hermes.


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