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Old 07-01-08, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Lolly Pop View Post
I always wanted to get my mother an Elan. She would complain about how cars headlights wouldn't illuminate a curve in the road.
That's not an Elan.

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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Originally Posted by Lolly Pop View Post
I always wanted to get my mother an Elan. She would complain about how cars headlights wouldn't illuminate a curve in the road.
Toyota 2000GT

Toyota sports 800 is also a fine car.
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[IMG]Porsche 917K[/IMG]
Ahh, speaking of Porsche, let's not forget the 904 GTS.



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Old 07-01-08, 10:06 AM
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I talked to a guy who owned a factory converted 196something testarossa. He was tuning his carbs. All 6 of them. With 2 barrels each. It took him a while.
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Old 07-01-08, 10:15 AM
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Hmm, there's another nice Testa Rossa behind the left rear fender.
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Old 07-01-08, 10:31 AM
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Speaking of tubs isn't there a car that can be a boat or am I dreaming?
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Old 07-01-08, 05:30 PM
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Delta HF Integrale is also very nice.
[IMG]snip[/IMG]
I met a rally driver once who competed in one of these. Swedish guy, his name was Flip. A rally driver named Flip.
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Old 07-01-08, 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
I met a rally driver once who competed in one of these. Swedish guy, his name was Flip. A rally driver named Flip.
Speaking of Flip, one of the best looking race cars was the Mercedes CLK-GTR, especially in the "naked model" livery.
This car is infamous as the car that flipped (in two different incidents) at Le Mans.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_5TVSxIdmk




I couldn't find good pictures of the real car, so here are some shots of a well-done model:





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Old 07-01-08, 06:05 PM
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The best looking multi-colored car ever was not the Partridge Family bus, it was the Benetton B188:





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Old 07-01-08, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Lolly Pop View Post
I always wanted to get my mother an Elan. She would complain about how cars headlights wouldn't illuminate a curve in the road.
Tell her to buy a post 1968 Citroen DS, or DSuper. The driving lights turn with the steering and illuminate around curves nicely.
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Old 07-01-08, 06:19 PM
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Since we're adding race cars, my current favorite:

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Old 07-01-08, 06:32 PM
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Old 07-01-08, 06:34 PM
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Since we're adding race cars, my current favorite: [IMG]Audi R10 TDI[/IMG]
I've taken some cool shots of the Audi R8. OK, it's not the R10 TDI, but it's the legendary predecessor.




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Wow, those are your pics? Very cool.
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I've taken some cool shots of the Audi R8. OK, it's not the R10 TDI, but it's the legendary predecessor.



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I really like the Lotus Elise.

I also like the Lamborghini Miura:

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Sexiest race car ever, IMO -- Ferrari 330 P4

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My brother has a '69 (I think) in that blue color. White top, chrome bumpers, w/ a fresh motor. Sweet!
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