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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh... his followers committed the worst known case of biological terrorism in the U.S.:
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    upriver from here.

    'Scuse me if I "dislike".
    If that's who I think it is, I saw his collection of Rolls Royces one day when they were in storage. They had them separated in several rooms based on whether they had custom paint or not. It looked like a dealership.

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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
    You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
    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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    ^^That's a beauty classic silver and the yellow really make's it Pop!


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    That Ferrari is too gorgeous for a front license plate.
    '65 Riv

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    That Ferrari is too gorgeous for a front license plate.
    '65 Riv
    1964 Riviera and Mr. Spock. Your argument is invalid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    That Ferrari is too gorgeous for a front license plate.
    Or it's in NC, where we don't even have front plates.
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    33 1.7 Boxer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Or it's in NC, where we don't even have front plates.
    MA went through a "rear plate only" phase, back in the 80s. Then governor Mike Dukakis felt it would be a great way for the state to save lots of money. The problems:

    -State police and local police departments derided the decision, saying that spotting vehicles on the road is easier (for them) when vehicles display a front and rear plate.
    -Someone quickly realized that license plates are produced in state prisons, and thus, cost very little to manufacture. So, no big savings.

    So, a few years later, it was back to two plates, in using a red-white-blue color scheme. On occasion, you'll spot one of the green-on-white, single plates. They are perfectly legal, as long as the fees are paid every two years.
    "The People will believe what the Media tells them they believe". George Orwell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
    Yow, that is nice. If only it were blue.....
    "The People will believe what the Media tells them they believe". George Orwell.

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    1959 250 Cab

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    The aluminium body Alfa GTA.

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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
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    You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.

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    Just been looking through some old magazine's I found clearing out the shearing shed.
    This is a one off prototype that never made production called the Super Sport Coupe, a Porsche family car on a long wheel base.

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    This was made in Brazil, the VW SP. SP for Sports Projectile.

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    I would drive either of the above mercliessly on country roads.
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    I like the vee rubba dub dub too, the first page of text.

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    Spider invasion prompts Mazda software fix



    Petrol-sniffing spiders have forced Mazda to issue a voluntary recall notice so it can apply a software fix to its cars.

    The yellow sac spider is attracted to the smell of petrol, and will weave its web in engines, causing a blockage and build-up of pressure.

    The problem increased the risk of fire, Mazda said.

    A software update will be applied to recalled cars to monitor the pressure level and warn drivers of any danger.

    Mazda said it was unaware of any fires being started due to the vulnerability, but it has been a problem that has plagued the company since at least 2009.

    Specifically, it is Mazda 6s from the 2010-12 range that are covered by this latest recall.
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    When asked by the New York Times why the fault was still affecting its cars after several years, a Mazda spokesman said: "Don't ask me, I'm terrified of the damn things."
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Spider invasion prompts Mazda software fix

    Petrol-sniffing spiders have forced Mazda to issue a voluntary recall notice so it can apply a software fix to its cars.
    Not to be confused with the Mazda Spyder.

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    ^^That's the best looking MX5/Spyder I've seen, looking forward to Mazda's future collaboration with Alfa.


    Some pictures from Sydney's Auto Italia, all credit goes to marxalfa.

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    Alfa GT.



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    Alfa 147 GTA. Looking at this makes me want buy one.

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    I saw a shiny red Fiat 500 Abarth in a parking lot the other day. Even Mrs. A noticed it next to our rather pedestrian CR-V, and she pays no attention to cars whatsoever.
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    My birthday is coming up...
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