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    These are super sweet, too:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Or mebbe this... to handle the city streets.

    That would be considered a low-rider in Arkansas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Or mebbe this... to handle the city streets.

    Those tires might hurt your fuel consumption, back to the old Nissan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
    Those tires might hurt your fuel consumption, back to the old Nissan.
    ... so put the tires on the Nissan!
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    That green thing has to be a Citroen, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatSix911 View Post
    you're other 2 pics didn't work, but that's ok because this will do. uh, i'll be back in 10 minutes....
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    A favorite of mine for a while. Then I got to see one in the flesh at the Palm Springs Cruise-In. It ws perfectly restored. As much as I loved the car, the owner appreciated meeting someone who knew what it was on sight.

    A Jowett Jupiter. Unlike the MG TD or the Triumph TR2, it had a flat four up front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    ... so put the tires on the Nissan!
    That would be radical.

    The test drive went well and I had forgotten what a nice truck the original Cherokee was... we took side roads, highway, and found some muddy fields to test the 4 wheel drive which is 4H, 4L, and automatic / part time.

    I was actually wishing that it had snowed today as that would have been even better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    That green thing has to be a Citroen, right?
    Nope. My guess is a Morris Z Commercial.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gnome View Post
    Nope. My guess is a Morris Z Commercial.
    Here's the classique Citroen truck,

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatSix911 View Post
    Got one of those sitting in the garage. '71 four cylinder. Great little car, needs some TLC though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by the sci guy View Post
    you're other 2 pics didn't work, but that's ok because this will do. uh, i'll be back in 10 minutes....
    One more for you!

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    Dodge two-seater muscle car prototype, that never saw production. I'm betting these would have sold nicely.

    "The People will believe what the Media tells them they believe". George Orwell.

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    George Barris's Fireball 500 car. The movie also had Frankie and Annette. I guess George was doing a riff off of the Dodge designers.
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    The last 2 cars remind me of

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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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    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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    I want to believe the one in the black and white photo is rearing from sheer acceleration/grip/torque.
    And that Dodge concept is awesome.

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    We need more flying 911 pictures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    We need more flying 911 pictures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatSix911 View Post
    Why am I thinking "this is not going to end well"?
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    And speaking of flying Porsches, saw this shot from Lime Rock posted on German Cars For Sale Blog's Facebook today.

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    Was helping out at our club's bicycle race yesterday and got some pictures of a few older vehicles passing through during a gap in the race:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/1133403...98953379932722

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    Quote Originally Posted by prathmann View Post
    Was helping out at our club's bicycle race yesterday and got some pictures of a few older vehicles passing through during a gap in the race:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/1133403...98953379932722
    But none of them are flying through the air like the Porsches. Quite a cavalcade of brass age cars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    Why am I thinking "this is not going to end well"?
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