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Re: Project anyone?
« Reply #420 on: 10 April 2018, 09:13:49 »

"Futuristic electronics" = piece of hardboard with some switches screwed to it. ;D

A unique opportunity, for sure. :-X
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« Reply #421 on: 10 April 2018, 09:42:37 »

"The car is still a project although I have done most of the hard work."

Only if you look at it through 12-pint beer goggles.

"A small piece of welding to the sills, brakes finishing, interior, not much."

A master of understatement is at work, here.
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« Reply #422 on: 10 April 2018, 11:13:07 »

"The car is still a project although I have done most of the hard work."

Only if you look at it through 12-pint beer goggles.

"A small piece of welding to the sills, brakes finishing, interior, not much."

A master of understatement is at work, here.


That's very generous of you Aaron ;D


Considering that the bodywork was clearly pieced together from existing parts(the roof and side windows are very familiar, and I could probably name the rear quarters), snotting a partial sill repair in place is just papering over the cracks. Despite that, it's not bad looking although the Beetle running gear is a serious turn off.
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« Reply #423 on: 10 April 2018, 12:23:58 »

"The car is still a project although I have done most of the hard work."

Only if you look at it through 12-pint beer goggles.

"A small piece of welding to the sills, brakes finishing, interior, not much."

A master of understatement is at work, here.


That's very generous of you Aaron ;D


Considering that the bodywork was clearly pieced together from existing parts(the roof and side windows are very familiar, and I could probably name the rear quarters), snotting a partial sill repair in place is just papering over the cracks. Despite that, it's not bad looking although the Beetle running gear is a just one of the MANY serious turn offs.

FTFY.  :y
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« Reply #424 on: 10 April 2018, 12:27:17 »

It looks like the love child of a Capri and a Citroen DS.. and it got the worst of its parents looks ;D
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« Reply #425 on: 14 April 2018, 01:39:39 »

I had a yellow one of these! :y

A great little car.  :)  For those who havn't seen one, think French Hillman Imp!  ;)

Feast your eyes on these!  8)  ;D
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« Reply #426 on: 14 April 2018, 08:02:18 »

Very similar in shape to the Renault 8 that my driving instructor used for lessons.
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« Reply #427 on: 14 April 2018, 12:05:05 »

I had a yellow one of these! :y

A great little car.  :)  For those who havn't seen one, think French Hillman Imp!  ;)

Feast your eyes on these!  8)  ;D

I bet that was even more of a fanny magnet than the Marina Coupé. :y
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« Reply #428 on: 14 April 2018, 12:49:05 »

I had a yellow one of these! :y

A great little car.  :)  For those who havn't seen one, think French Hillman Imp!  ;)

Feast your eyes on these!  8)  ;D

I bet that was even more of a fanny magnet than the Marina Coupé. :y

I see that you're beginning to understand why I'm so successful with the ladies Kevin.  ;)   :D
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« Reply #429 on: 14 April 2018, 12:59:39 »

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« Reply #430 on: 14 April 2018, 13:18:29 »

Was it this one Sir Tigger?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_Ap6GXmYs

Almost.  I used to drive it a bit like that!  ::)  :y
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« Reply #431 on: 14 April 2018, 13:54:32 »

Was it this one Sir Tigger?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_Ap6GXmYs

Almost.  I used to drive it a bit like that!  ::)  :y

Bonkers!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVgA4oHGmWI

That engine sounds like a nest full of angry wasps. :-*
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« Reply #432 on: 16 April 2018, 09:45:01 »

Was it this one Sir Tigger?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_Ap6GXmYs

Almost.  I used to drive it a bit like that!  ::)  :y

I bet you looked more like this, though: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeLi2TEvMII

Dress sense included (my favourite, though, is the very "French" use of the seatbelt...)
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« Reply #433 on: 16 April 2018, 09:46:49 »

Was it this one Sir Tigger?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_Ap6GXmYs

Almost.  I used to drive it a bit like that!  ::)  :y

Bonkers!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVgA4oHGmWI

That engine sounds like a nest full of angry wasps. :-*

Ah, the Finns. They are bonkers :y I know a guy over there who had a 450hp MR2 Roadster for summer and his "winter beater for the snow" was a Mk3 Supra ;D ;D
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« Reply #434 on: 16 April 2018, 09:49:15 »

I bet you looked more like this, though: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeLi2TEvMII

Dress sense included (my favourite, though, is the very "French" use of the seatbelt...)

What a great example of why "drug dealer" tyres and automatic gearboxes have made driving dull. :y
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