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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
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    Any idea who makes the body kit flatsix? Too nice.

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    Dubai police car .. Bugatti Veyron...you'll need a pretty fast car to be able to outrun a police car that can easily do more than 400 km/h
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiBikeGuy View Post


    Dubai police car .. Bugatti Veyron...you'll need a pretty fast car to be able to outrun a police car that can easily do more than 400 km/h
    There is a video of one of those cars showing the dash and the speed over 200 mph. On one of the car channels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    Any idea who makes the body kit flatsix? Too nice.
    Not a body kit ... a factory GT2 ... road and track legal
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porsche_911_GT2

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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatSix911 View Post
    I don't see an aircraft registration on that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    I don't see an aircraft registration on that.
    UFOs aren't required to have registration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    I don't care for this 300SEL 6.3's color combo, nor do I think it's particularly beautiful, but the price and the car itself are awesome. If you like fast sedans like I do, this is the ultimate car.



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    I'd rather have a 280SEL 4.5 - no troublesome air suspension or finicky 6.3 dry sump engine. Same car otherwise.

    Actually, I'd really like a W108 with a OM617A Turbo Diesel engine. Nice setup if its done right.
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    I've got the same engine as the 4.5 in my 500sel, except 5.0 and aluminum block... The m117. Great engine. And yea, you can't really go wrong with the 617. I'm sure there are plenty out there with over a million miles on them. I had no idea the m100 was a dry sump system.

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    Mmmm. Coronet.


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    Singer 911

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    Mmmm. Coronet.

    That color is so '70's...

    For some strange reason I've been shopping for early '70's full-size station wagons. Not to drive. To live in.

    Dig the grill, man:





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    I love those retro colors, particularly the strange greens. There were a lot of cars from that era that just looked great in olive/pea/baby poop green.
    This is a little late, mid to late 80's, but still, love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Just saw one of these (in the same colour) on the way home and stopped to talk to the owner... his car was immaculate.

    1967 Chevelle Malibu SS, 396 auto



    Told him I had the opportunity to buy an equally nice one (show quality) in my youth for $8000.00 and it was the 4 speed model with the 12 bolt posi... said his car's appraisal value was 130k.
    130k for a show quality `67, I can believe it. I've wanted one, in that color, SS package, for so so so long. Long ago decided that classic & vintage bikes are a lot less expensive!
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    Land Rover Defender at the Camel Trophy. I have some old videos of this event.

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    Always wanted an old LR. There's a real cool one in the neighborhood, obligatory jerry can on the back and all, but I never see the guy driving it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    Always wanted an old LR. There's a real cool one in the neighborhood, obligatory jerry can on the back and all, but I never see the guy driving it.

    I have a series 3 1980 ex Aust. army Landy with a blown head gasket. If the one you've seen is an old one too I would bet it has the same problem. They all do! engine conversions are popular.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    I give up, what is it? Doesn't look like a Land Rover. It sure would help if people labeled the photographs well enough that others can go find out more about the car.

    It took a bit of looking to realize that the picture of 1949 Cadillac 62 above was not from an old La Carrera Panamericana race, but from the Pikes Peak Hillclimb. And with more looking to realize that the car had been used in both last year. These kind of details make the picture more interesting. Don't spare us the details, boys.



    Here is the Richie Ginther/Phil Hill 1953 Ferrari 375MM Spyder in the 1954 Carrera Panamericana.
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    Bring back the Sig Test!


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