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help for smoke screen effect, thx

Post by etellier » Sat Jan 03, 2004 9:39 pm

Hello, here is my problem

im into a project, that is askin me to create smoke screen on demand.

The heat source will be a muffler exhaust.

I tought about throwing some liquid on the exhaust to get the white smoke im lookin for.

My main consideration is that, I want that smoke to be non toxic or the less toxic possible, I tought about prestone, We all seen it smokin at a certain point on certain car... but I am wondering if something else would give me a great white smoke and not toxic

thx for your time

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Post by Michael Pajaro » Sat Jan 03, 2004 9:52 pm

For all my non-toxic smoke-on-demand needs, I use Fog Juice from American DJ. I use it with a fog machine, but there may be other ways to activate it or similar products to use.

http://www.americandj.com/

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Post by jup » Sat Jan 03, 2004 11:05 pm

I like the idea of the fog machine hooked into the auto's electrical system.

I was also pondering the use of dry ice for your effect.

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Post by Benjamin Knight » Sat Jan 03, 2004 11:26 pm

Michael Pajaro wrote:For all my non-toxic smoke-on-demand needs


LOL... Thats funny... Yep DJ smoke is the best way you can do it easly. And with out a big drain on your wallet.

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Post by neps » Mon Jan 05, 2004 12:27 am

I just wanted to comment on this image, the car looks amazing in the snow. The bumper looks funky, but I'm guessing thats from the limit of the 256 color pallette of a gif. Very cool! How does it handle in that?

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Post by Katt » Mon Jan 05, 2004 12:43 am

Yes! Cool conversion! :) Is it yours?

Hmm, the nose oddly looks like it's sliding off. :shock:

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Re: help for smoke screen effect, thx

Post by Tony » Mon Jan 05, 2004 4:24 am

etellier wrote:Hello, here is my problem

im into a project, that is askin me to create smoke screen on demand.

The heat source will be a muffler exhaust.

I tought about throwing some liquid on the exhaust to get the white smoke im lookin for.

My main consideration is that, I want that smoke to be non toxic or the less toxic possible, I tought about prestone, We all seen it smokin at a certain point on certain car... but I am wondering if something else would give me a great white smoke and not toxic

thx for your time

Eric
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Like Mike said. use a fog machine. it's cheap and non toxic
I was thinking of doing that in my replica.
How long have you had your replica?? is it a complete replica or
just the exterior?
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Post by 86chvs10 » Mon Jan 05, 2004 10:20 am

yeah cool car etellier. it looks like it could also use a paint job.

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Post by knightimmortal » Mon Jan 05, 2004 1:15 pm

That is sorta rude....

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Post by neps » Mon Jan 05, 2004 3:00 pm

As I mentioned before, I'm not so certain it is a bad paint job, it may be the limitations of a gif image which only allows a certain number of colors (256 to be exact) Also, I'm begining to wonder if the bumper is a photoshop job, because it seems to be such a seperate shade then the rest of the car.

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Post by 86chvs10 » Mon Jan 05, 2004 4:24 pm

ok i am shuting up my mouth.and they said the bumper looks like it's coming off. don't reply to this please.

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Post by neps » Mon Jan 05, 2004 4:53 pm

Why? No one is asking you to shut up your mouth. Your intitled to think that the bumper looks the way it does, but just realize that you are making a comment on work that someone has put alot of work into, so just becareful with how you phrase things. Alot of different variables can explain why the image looks like this.

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Post by 86chvs10 » Mon Jan 05, 2004 5:15 pm

oh no no no i never met that i know that he put a lot in to by making a replica. a great replica. i don't know it could just be the picture. because the that shows the car with bumper looked like it needed paint but it could be the picture or the snow.i don't know.

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Post by scotia » Tue Jan 06, 2004 1:43 pm

Don't know if this was mentioned already, but this link might be of interest :

http://www.smokescreem.com/

It was posted on the Knight Registries forum some time ago, don't know if it works as well as the pictures demonstrate but it looks pretty cool.

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