Normal cars that people have made awesome with good taste

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Nesquik, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  2. thumpism

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    A boattail Riv with the roof cut off is more awesome than you think.
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  3. thumpism

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  4. thumpism

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  5. AceE

    AceE supermoco

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    we later learned that pulling a crankcase vacuum was the solution to that issue, this also made more power however minimal.


    can be done with special valve (see krank-vent) on wet sump engines or with gearing on dry sump systems.

    the only drawback was instead of springing an oil leak somewhere, it became an air leak and depending on where it was it could foam the oil pretty bad.
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    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Made from a 280 Z Nissan , handmade fiberglass fenders and wooden body made from a 250 year old redwood tree that was brought down by a storm. The redwood was cut into 3/16 inch by 2 " tapered slats and fixed to laminated oak bows . The slats were cut in pairs so that the grain on one side is mirrored on the other side of the car.
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  7. SKT

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  8. JimVonBaden

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    So which is it, Awesome, destroyed, or not fitting in another category? You posted it in all three.
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    So I'm not the only one who doesn't get it? :dunno
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  10. dirt hokie

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    some things are awesome not in concept, but in execution. That jeep 57 chevy thing is perfect example. It looks well made and nicely executed, but why. Its a art piece, I guess.
    ( disclaimer, i am not a car guy, so i am only guess its a modified 57 chevy or similar )
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  11. Mudclod

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    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    never in a million years did I ever thing there could have been an improvement on that ..... thing. but there it is
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  13. thumpism

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    ^ You need to see it under the skin; tube frame and north-south V8 power. Impressive.
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    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte

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    One of the car mags quoted a reader letter saying GM should have mounted a barfbag on the outside.
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    Funny part is, they were really nice drivers. :deal
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    neanderthal globeriding wannabe

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    No.

    It wasIt's still an ugly psuedo minivan with minivan handling.
  17. thumpism

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    Driven by really nice people.
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  18. JimVonBaden

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    I have thousands of miles in one, and I disagree. The V6 had reasonable power, it handled fine, and was comfortable.
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  19. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    I was wondering how long that would take

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  20. JimVonBaden

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    Cute. Note that ugly doesn't automatically mean crappy, reference the BMW GS! :deal
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