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    Quote Originally Posted by PatrickGSR94 View Post
    Or at least some RC servos so he could remotely drive the thing.
    After he worked so hard to make such a nice model. He'd never consent to fouling it by adding servos to the car. That's why you'd want a robotic driver. Unattached to the car and able to operate the controls of the car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PatrickGSR94 View Post
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    What he needs to do is to get someone familiar with robotics to make him a small RC driver.


    I love it, really amazing. He needs to train a small monkey to drive it
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    Once again because it looks so good

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    Alfa 33 Navajo

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    Ferrari 512 S Modulo is a concept car designed by Paolo Martin at Pininfarina Spa in 1970. It is a very light car, just 900kg with a large 5-liter V12 engine gives a power of 550cv to 8500 rpm. The roof of the car is barely destizante and a height of 93cm.
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    Alfa Romeo 33 Bertone Carabo
    Displacement cu in (cc): 121 (1.995)
    Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 230 (172) / 880
    Top Speed mph (km/h): 155 (250)
    0 -- 62.1 mph: 6.5 secs
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    Lamborghini Marzal Bertone -
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    Bertone Villa Concept electric car
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    A look at the impressive Bertone collection located in the Styling center in Turin Italy
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    I liked carsinbarns.com for a while, until I wanted to see more variety. Musclecars are hamplanets on wheels. That much weight and gas burned could be 2 cars, or a pickup and a motorcycle.

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    Since we're on the subject of ultra-low/short cars... lemme just go ahead and leave this here



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    ok so when do we get back to the beautiful cars?

    last one posted was that mustang.

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    Haha, I was just watching a ~10 year old episode of Top Gear that briefly featured that Volvo.

    Speaking of Volvo...Amazon!

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    now that is sick
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    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen
    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Not sure it is "beautiful" but it was a labor of love for Norman Timbs and I am glad it survived.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I like it.

    Amazing that it is still recognizable as a Buick Special from the whitewalls alone.
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    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Bruce McLaren about to pass Graham Hill at Riverside in 1965.

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    Jim Hall drives his #66 Chaparral 2E ahead of Gil de Ferran in the #66 Chaparral during a demonstration lap at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Needs no introduction

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    In Dallas, the spot to cruise in the 80s was a strip of Forest Lane. At one end of the strip sat John Roberts BMW and on their floor sat a BMW M1. We would stop and just drool looking at that thing.
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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
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    You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
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    You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.

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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
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    You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
    You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.
    You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.

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    God I love those Alpines.
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