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Old 03-23-08, 05:59 PM   #1
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I need this car!

Mach 5

I may need to re-work the family budget a bit to buy it, though.

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Old 03-23-08, 06:07 PM   #2
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Well, yeah. What person who has ever been a 13 year old boy wouldn't?

Me, I want one of these:
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Old 03-23-08, 06:59 PM   #3
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Well, yeah. What person who has ever been a 13 year old boy wouldn't?

Me, I want one of these:
Actually perfect for a bike rack on the back. I don't think it would work on JB's
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I dunno - with a bike rack on the back, you're limited to light CF bikes. A heavy one might just tip it over!
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Old 03-23-08, 08:29 PM   #5
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I want one of these:

It's only 100k or so.
Funny thing when you "build your own" on dodge website there is "gas guzzler tax". Hilarious!
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Old 03-23-08, 08:40 PM   #6
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I dunno - with a bike rack on the back, you're limited to light CF bikes. A heavy one might just tip it over!
You make a good point, maybe with the water bottles in the front glove compartment might balance it out?
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I think we've got it covered.
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LOL Curtis!!

How do those rollers attach? Elmers Glue?
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Here is a short of a bike on the back of a Smart:
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100% Electric, 0 to 60 in under 4 seconds, and 248hp.
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Ooooops!!! Looks like I gotta little rough with the truck again. . . .

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100% Electric, 0 to 60 in under 4 seconds, and 248hp.
Junior leaves for college in 15 years... Then I'm all over one o' them Teslas. They'll be affordable by then too.

Side note: You know you can't reach the radio volume knob when the thing accelerates? It's that fast off the line.
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Mach 5

I may need to re-work the family budget a bit to buy it, though.

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When I lived in the Dallas area I would see one of those cars cruise the streets of Plano/Richardson once in a while. It was owned by some local DJ who that he was cool. NOT!
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When I lived in the Dallas area I would see one of those cars cruise the streets of Plano/Richardson once in a while. It was owned by some local DJ who that he was cool. NOT!
There used to be a guy here in town who had a Geo Metro convertible done up like the Mach5 steering wheel and all... Yeah! Not cool!
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There used to be a guy here in town who had a Geo Metro convertible done up like the Mach5 steering wheel and all... Yeah! Not cool!
You win, hands down! To convert a Geo into the Mach 5 takes the cake! hahahah!
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