Nice cars that people have destroyed with bad taste

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

  1. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Repost. But, since we're on 4x4 autos, here's a beauty from Southern Ohio;

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  2. subvet

    subvet Long timer

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    exactly what I was thinking. :lol3

    as Humvees, and loud pipes will not make your 3/16" ignition wrench a 1/2" drive breaker bar, A Hello Kitty Camaro will not make an industrial sized african-american woman, anything other than that.
  3. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    From the WTF thread:

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    Jim :brow
  4. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    I love that aftermarket wheels have gotten big enough that cars can actually look like matchbox cars now.


    That car, while ridiculous, is kinda cool in it's own way, IMO
  5. OaklandStrom

    OaklandStrom Long timer

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    That stuff is all over a few neighborhoods in Oakland. If you see one, DO NOT be on the outside of it in a corner. They have a turning radius worse than a Ducati.

    In general, they can't accelerate worth a damn, and have completely mangled suspension. Following one through a set of bumps at speed is rather funny.
  6. troidus

    troidus Long timer

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    Used to be that the purpose of larger wheels was to fit larger brakes. I never see larger brakes on the cars with aftermarket 20"+ wheels on them. With the rotating mass increased and concentrated at the circumference, the brake load goes way up, with no extra brake power to help stop.
  7. Tmaximusv

    Tmaximusv Been here awhile

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    Brakes!?! We don't need no steenkeeng brakes!

    That said, I once owned a 50 1/2 Willys 2wd PU with a chevy SS power train. Unfortunately it still had a single reservoir drum brake set and original steering gear. GLH but steers like an aircraft carrier.
  8. bolink654

    bolink654 Adventurer

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  9. meatsack

    meatsack Moto-idiot

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    That's actually some pretty funny shit right there.
    I love the supercharger sans belt. Is the trailer license plate a heat shield, or part of the exhaust?
    :rofl
  10. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Long timer

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    That is a fun modern interpurtation of a rat rod.
    Flipped exhaust manifolds for the stack (which looks like it still has a cat and remains emissions legal?)
    Impressivly created from junk.
  11. bolink654

    bolink654 Adventurer

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    Me and the wife had stopped at wal-mart to buy an ink cartridge for the printer, and on our way out I seen it. Made her circle back and take pics, because I knew of a few threads like this on various forums. Once I got up to it, there was so much WTF I couldn't take it all in. But here is some that stood out.

    The belt was actually on the supercharger, the backside of the belt barely touches it, my guess is that it's being used as an idler?

    That alternator tensioning ... system is a deepwell impact socket and some threaded bits (bolt, allthread, nuts?).

    I think the Arkansas permanent trailer plate is a heat shield for what I think is heater hoses?

    Did you notice the steering U-joint? There is also a bit of roller chain there by the carb. At first I thought it was his linkage, but I'm not sure. Maybe it's to hold them wires up or something? The whole rear end of it looked like an erector set gone wrong. Those are ratchet straps going from that tank? to the frame.
  12. MMcnamara

    MMcnamara Where does that go?

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  13. FPGT72

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    Makes an opel guy like me cry.
  14. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    I dont think so. The cat is probably in the pile beside the air filter.
  15. JimVonBaden

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    :cry

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  16. OaklandStrom

    OaklandStrom Long timer

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    It has nothing to do with making a car more functional, in any way. It's all about the look. Just like white boys and their foolishly lifted 4x4s
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  17. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    42 Bokononist

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  19. OaklandStrom

    OaklandStrom Long timer

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    :lol3
  20. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    By the look of those wheels, the owner is very content with what he`s got hanging between his legs. :rofl