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    Big Wheel Fools

    This mess is relatively new to my town but it's apparently growing fast.

    I'll give a pass to anyone under the age of 21, but seriously??


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    Airwick, Dear, that will be my next purchase for my 3. will you help me pick a set out?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpack View Post
    Airwick, Dear, that will be my next purchase for my 3. will you help me pick a set out?
    You'd disappear.

    See this a lot around Clayton/Raleigh?

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    no, not seen nearly as much as i've seen it in G'ville.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpack View Post
    no, not seen nearly as much as i've seen it in G'ville.
    Oh, you just lost your Airwick estate pass.


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    Quite common here in central Florida. Usually mid 80's to mid 90's rides with big wheels and matching paint schemes on the rims. 99% are driven by blacks in their mid 20's to 30's. Has to be some chameleon paint scheme or something just as gaudy. Some dashboards carry over the theme throughout the interior as well. I guess they have nothing better to spend money on that they will never get back. The biggest thing they HAVE to have though is the wheel size in big numbers along the side somewhere. You will see something like 24" cause you know bigger is better.

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    the bad side: when they hit your car, their bumper is going to end up in your face
    the good side: no way they can go fast enough without flipping over.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    i've got your Airwick Estate pass right here. so i'm not too worried.

    Quote Originally Posted by Airwick View Post
    Oh, you just lost your Airwick estate pass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfin2004 View Post
    Quite common here in central Florida. Usually mid 80's to mid 90's rides with big wheels and matching paint schemes on the rims. 99% are driven by blacks in their mid 20's to 30's. Has to be some chameleon paint scheme or something just as gaudy. Some dashboards carry over the theme throughout the interior as well. I guess they have nothing better to spend money on that they will never get back. The biggest thing they HAVE to have though is the wheel size in big numbers along the side somewhere. You will see something like 24" cause you know bigger is better.
    Your description of the cars is exactly what I've seen in Greenville - Makes absolutely no sense.

    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    the bad side: when they hit your car, their bumper is going to end up in your face
    the good side: no way they can go fast enough without flipping over.
    Surely because of safety, communities should be able to get this crap off our streets?

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    doesn't really stop people from driving mega sized SUVs that have bumpers that would plow into your wind shield.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfin2004 View Post
    Quite common here in central Florida. Usually mid 80's to mid 90's rides with big wheels and matching paint schemes on the rims. 99% are driven by blacks in their mid 20's to 30's. Has to be some chameleon paint scheme or something just as gaudy. Some dashboards carry over the theme throughout the interior as well. I guess they have nothing better to spend money on that they will never get back. The biggest thing they HAVE to have though is the wheel size in big numbers along the side somewhere. You will see something like 24" cause you know bigger is better.

    People in Fl LOVE their big wheels
    Rednecks to Gangsters....Big Wheels rule...

    In Riviera those ballermobiles are everywhere !
    Here, they go for super hero or cereal box motif.
    Hulk, Spiderman, Superman, Trix Rabbit

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    Those scandalous ruffians and their confounded modifications.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    doesn't really stop people from driving mega sized SUVs that have bumpers that would plow into your wind shield.
    Unless those SUV's have been modified, it's not the same thing. Modifying cars like described above is my issue.

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    It's illegal in most states to drive a vehicle with a modified suspension on the highway.

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    I draw the line at 18's.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    I used to get laid a lot with this baby...


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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I still get laid down to nap a lot with this baby...

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    I thought this was going to be about riding Big Wheels down Mt. Soledad in La Jolla (San Diego).

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCeNL7H3Yso"]YouTube - Extreme Big Wheelin'[/ame]

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    That's marvelous - Now that I could live with,.....

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    Ok, so before you try to label me Fuddley Duddley, take a look at this:

    rent to roll

    These clowns are paying ridiculous prices to roll around town in cars that belong in the circus.

    My Greenville now has a rent to roll

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    what's wrong with big wheels? I'll even take mine out in the snow.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Airwick View Post
    Just like 'em to park where they shouldn't.

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    Those are fairly common around here. Of course, I'm one of the few rolling on 13s, which I predict will be the next big thing.


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