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Old 10-05-2012, 08:23   #1
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car pictures you may grin at

You don't have to identify or give a history. You may wonder what they were thinking. dammit, hit the wrong button.
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:28   #2
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:34   #3
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:40   #4
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That Hello Kitty Ferrari just killed me. WHY? WHHHYYYYYY?????

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What, you don't like pink? You should see what Mattress Mack in Houston did to his Testa Rosas.
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Old 10-05-2012, 13:02   #6
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The camouflaged one is a Lamborghini Countach?


Even if not, I have a funny story about the Countachs. So I was in a stereo store way back in the 80's. That some huge posters of luxury cars on the walls, one was a Countach. I had been talking to a sales guy, he was standing near me when I looked up at that poster, recognized it, and said, "Nice Countach". He said, "That's a Lamborghini!", as if I had tried to call it a Ferrari or something.

I tried to tell him that calling it that was the same thing as insisting a Mustang was "just a Ford". I told him they made other models too, including some luxury sedans. He wasn't having it.

Reminds me of too many of the goobers in gun stores today. Instant know-it-alls, can' be told anything.
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:55   #8
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I can see myself tooling up the freeway at about 50......that's 50 feet per minute.
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That black one with the fan on front is the perfect Steam Punk mobile.
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that fan was its propulsion system
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Ghetto "culture", if you can call it that, never ceases to amaze me. The sad thing is, they probably built that monstrosity while on government assistance.
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Ghetto "culture", if you can call it that, never ceases to amaze me. The sad thing is, they probably built that monstrosity while on government assistance.
They were just trying to be like those rednecks who have there pickup trucks sitting in the sky. Sad thing is those rednecks probably built there trucks by selling there food stamps.
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They were just trying to be like those rednecks who have there pickup trucks sitting in the sky. Sad thing is those rednecks probably built there trucks by selling there food stamps.
No doubt. There are far more rural whites on public assistance than there are urban minorities...so can we get back to the cars? HH
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Ghetto "culture", if you can call it that, never ceases to amaze me. The sad thing is, they probably built that monstrosity while on government assistance.
Hey! Don't talk that way about Okie's ride. He has a job and spent his own money.

Well he did get a little help from the President because it runs on alternate fuel.

It runs on hope.
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The Veyron looks like it was parked illegally.

That is a very common type of truck (and being that crappy) for a tow truck for illegally parked cars because they simply lift it up out of the parking space because that is the only way to get it if cars are parked in front and behind.
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I'd hate to be stuck in traffic behind the elephant...
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two shots of a production VW from the thrities, two Hebmullers, a later custom coach car, a delivery vanthat is a VW in name only I can't remember what the orange coupe is called, and the white convertible is a Puma, a project belonging to a friend of mine named Gregory Hines. After 22,000 cars the Brazillian governtment in and said, "okay you're closed. Too much foreign involvement" and that was that. He does the Beck 550 Spyder there now. They're starting to move away from the VW air cooled engines.
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two shots of a production VW from the thrities, two Hebmullers, a later custom coach car, a delivery vanthat is a VW in name only I can't remember what the orange coupe is called, and the white convertible is a Puma, a project belonging to a friend of mine named Gregory Hines. After 22,000 cars the Brazillian governtment in and said, "okay you're closed. Too much foreign involvement" and that was that. He does the Beck 550 Spyder there now. They're starting to move away from the VW air cooled engines.
Un modified VW air cooled engines aren't very efficient. I had a 1600 cc 1971 Super Beetle that pumped out only 60 HP.

The 1800cc Toyota 1zz-FE engine, used in the Corolla and Matrix, produces 131 hp. Now, it has fuel injection, 4 valves per cylinder, and variable valve timing, but by their nature, air cooled engines HAVE to run fairly rich, or they overheat.
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i kinda dig the yellow impala wagon from the first batch. change the color to anything other than yellow and reshape the rear window cut and it'd look like some sort of futuristic panel truck or hearse.
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I had a poster of that camouflage Lamborghini when I was in middle school! Lol

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