As many of you know, I bought a 550 spyder built by a company called "CMI" back in the 1980s. They are cool because they are narrower and shorter, like the originals. However, being the knuckle-heads they were, they splashed a mold off of a wrecked 550 that was poorly repaired (see the photos!), and proceeded to remake it with the flaws.
I bought the car from 502 Motoworks (builders of Alloy 550s) who purchased it from Russ at Fibersteel.
After getting a new tail from Ric at Rusty Tubs, @chines1 was given the task of fitting it to the car, and shaping it.
I'd say his team has done a pretty nice job!
Here's the tail of an original car (Ingram collection, 550--0073):
Here's what Carey has done with my car:
Here's 550-0060. The rear fender comes to a point from this angle.
Once again, Carey captures the enigmatic shape incredibly well: