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Old 05-24-12, 06:09 PM   #1051
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Old 05-24-12, 06:18 PM   #1052
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what's up with the hamster cheek vents?
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what's up with the hamster cheek vents?
Venting for the front brakes and something to do with more down force, I think.
Most likely, styling alone.
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Old 05-24-12, 07:24 PM   #1055
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Ah ha, according to this site:

That means... 1987 and earlier, maybe. So hey, who wants some mini-muscle-cars?!

1977 Mazda RX3!


1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R!


1980 Nissan Skyline GT-EX!



1979 Isuzu Gemini!


1981 Isuzu [strike]Grand National[/strike] Gemini ZZ-T!


1975 Toyota Celica!


I'll be in my bunk.
RX3's were here.

Love to get my hands on a REAL Skyline! The closest thing we got was the 510 but LOTS of parts available for them. built on the same chassis. When I was 16 there was a 510 for sale up the street. I had the cash ($1200) My dad would not let me get it. Insisted on me driving the old rusted out VW412 he bought new.

The Gemini made it here as the I-Mark. No performance version as a recall.

I wouldn't mind a Celica GT either. Kind of have half the mind to sell off my 4Runner and gets something fun and thats on the list as is a 510 Course so is a slammed Roadster K5 Blazer with LS1 transplant with a 6speed built to handle.
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Old 05-25-12, 05:26 AM   #1056
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The best looking car of the last century I realize i'm biased because I always drove Chrysler Valiants in my youth.

The 1970 E38 Charger.


And the 1971 E49, this was the fastest accelerating production car in the world at time of release.
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Old 05-25-12, 08:36 AM   #1057
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Chargers were also pretty good at getting off the ground and flying short distances, unlike the General Lee most failed the landing attempts.
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Old 05-25-12, 07:11 PM   #1059
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That's the nicest shop floor I've seen.
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Old 05-25-12, 09:01 PM   #1060
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I was thinking more of this.
This thing was at the Hershey car show last year. I took a few pix of it too...



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Dr. Seuss moon light in the auto industry? Thats so weird it came back around to be almost cool.
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Old 05-25-12, 10:17 PM   #1062
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This thing was at the Hershey car show last year. I took a few pix of it too...
This is not the hideous cars thread. I'm requesting deletion.
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Old 05-25-12, 10:55 PM   #1063
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seriously! what is this the hot or snot thread?
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Old 05-25-12, 10:59 PM   #1064
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Hot or Snot?





hot or snot?

hot
or really hot?

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Old 05-28-12, 01:32 PM   #1066
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Old 05-29-12, 08:36 AM   #1067
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Anything which is made in Eastern Europe and has a scorpion on it is going to be high maintenance and very troublesome. Avoid, no matter how pretty.

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Old 06-16-12, 05:41 PM   #1069
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What's old is new.

And for these times with the increased popularity of trikes, it makes absolutely perfect sense.



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Old 06-16-12, 08:32 PM   #1071
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as sexy as they are, the flying bit is probably why there are little to none left at this point. :-P

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The best looking car of the last century I realize i'm biased because I always drove Chrysler Valiants in my youth.

The 1970 E38 Charger.


And the 1971 E49, this was the fastest accelerating production car in the world at time of release.
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Damn. That does it for me.
That's Dino pretty.
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Old 06-17-12, 07:34 AM   #1073
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as sexy as they are, the flying bit is probably why there are little to none left at this point. :-P
I should point out this car is 100% Australian made and has nothing in common with the American Charger. Here in Aussie land our biggest car race is the once a year 1000km Bathurst mountain race, this is what these supercars were built for.
One of these cars was shipped to Chrysler in the states back in 1971 to see if the Americans could improve the handling but after extensive testing it was shipped back to Australia untouched, they said it was the best handling Chrysler they had ever driven. There also smaller and more compact than you may think.
Also the 1972 E49 pictured bottom "has a 4 on the front guard meaning 4 speed gearbox" was the last of the breed before the government banned the building of supercars in this country because they were becoming to fast killing people then we had the fuel crisis "sure you guys had the same"
I could go on but i'll save you all the misery
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Old 06-17-12, 08:14 AM   #1074
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1971 four door Pacer, not built for racing but still very quick.



1969 VG ute, most parts of the pre 70 Valiants were imported then assembled in Australia.
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1969 VG ute, most parts of the pre 70 Valiants were imported then assembled in Australia.
If I ask you to ship me a big box of parts, can I assemble my Australian car here in the US?
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