Nice cars that people have destroyed with bad taste

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by pirahna, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Kyron

    Kyron Oncler Inds

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    Yeah, ..... we kinda thought that the roof fin was the straw that killed it
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  2. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    The '57 fins actually kind of play and it appears to be relatively well done.... but yes the roof fin 'jumps the shark' for sure
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  3. gweaver

    gweaver NorCal is Best Cal!

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    *cough* prolapsed colon *cough*
    I'll see your 'Stang and raise you an Impala:
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    On the up-side, this one provides seating for your tailgate party.
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    G
  4. Dr Klaun

    Dr Klaun Been here awhile

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    That's like a swim platform...
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  5. Oldenuftaknowbetter

    Oldenuftaknowbetter Long timer

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    In the case of the 57-59 Skyliner retractable hardtops like that one the continental kit is a practical idea as it frees up some of the very limited trunk space (inside white box in trunk was the only space not occupied by the roof) available when the top is down.

  6. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    If that thing is longer than 24'', aren't you supposed to put a red flag on it or something?

    :scratch
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  7. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    Yeah, on sharp turns you'd be knocking folks off of the sidewalk.
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  8. SGrider

    SGrider BDR 529

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    Well, it is a boat....
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  9. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte™

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    That Edsel is awful. The Impala, on the other hand, is pretty much period correct. Connie kit and cruiser skirts are cool.

    The song is the theme of "77 Sunset Strip."

  10. thumpism

    thumpism Between bikes

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    "Kookie, Kookie" was not the show's theme but was a novelty pop song based on the popularity of the character in the series.

    Theme:
  11. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  12. DeepBarney

    DeepBarney Nubile Adventurer

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    Very poor work/execution of what otherwise could've been neat
  13. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte™

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    I stand corrected!
  14. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I like the guy on the right. He's saying "far out, man!"

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  15. Rick G

    Rick G Ranger Rick

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    ^^^ That isn't just slammed, but slammed dunked!

    Rick G
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  16. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    Holy crap, thats a bug.

    It took me a second...that may be the first car to have most of its drivetrain on the outside of the car
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  17. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    Squashed bug.

    I think the rear tires are actually taller than the roof. Imagine climbing in and out of that thing.
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  18. Ogre_fl

    Ogre_fl Long timer

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    I am claustrophobic just looking at it.
  19. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    I dont really see the point

    :augie
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  20. TwilightZone

    TwilightZone Long timer

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    >"Imagine climbing in and out of that thing."

    I think you... er... ride on the roof ???