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Beep Boop Beep! This DIY Will Help You Turn Your Old VW Bus Into R2D2!

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    Step One: Acquire a VW Bus

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    This is the easy part.  The only real requirement is to use a white one.  We're off to a strong start.
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    Step Two: Plan Your Design

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    Aguzzoli first tried to directly match R2D2's design to the bus using a modified papercraft model, but it just didn't look right, so he decided to recreate it from scratch to better fit the model.  
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    Step Three: Good at Photoshop?

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    Once R2's look had been finalized, Aguzzoli used CorelDraw and Photoshop to create the design and ready R2 for printing.
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    Step Four: Printing!

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    Pretty easy step here, just head to your local print shop and get your design printed out on vinyl suitable for wrapping.
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    Step Five: Application

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    Now all that's left is to apply your newly printed stickers to your van!  
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    Step Six: Bask in the Glory of the Rebel Alliance

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    Okay, so maybe this isn't a DIY project most of us could accomplish, but it's delightful and definitely the droid I'm looking for out on the road.


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