...and this being my first post, I'm not sure if it's been mentioned before.
As far as body work goes, there's a program called pepakura that takes 3-D files and unfolds them so that they can be printed onto paper. The reason this is good for us will be a little more clear if any of you have seen the website http://www.405th.com/forum.php
The basic idea is that you take the file, print it onto card stock; cut, fold and glue together the pieces and fiberglass in/over it and sand and paint your newly made fiberglass body panels. The website I mentioned has forums for people that make fiberglass movie/video game armors (think Iron Man, Halo and Mass Effect). You would have the option of making the 3-D images yourself or unfolding a finished file from a car already in production (or not in production) that you or one of your more computer savvy friends pulled from a video game. Say something like forza or gran turismo.
Has anyone tried this? Is anyone willing to put in the work? Am I plum crazy for suggesting it?
I would love to hear your thoughts.