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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2019, 12:09:09 pm »
I'll allow it. Replicas in 356's and Cobra's are completely modification cleared.  ;)

Cool! I'm excited. When can I expect delivery? I'll take the day off work. :lol:
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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #31 on: February 06, 2019, 10:39:09 am »

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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2019, 12:46:45 pm »
^Beautiful. 

Have you ever had a chance to drive one?
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« Reply #33 on: February 06, 2019, 12:49:18 pm »
That damn oil cooler (?) probably doubles as a curb feeler
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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #34 on: February 06, 2019, 01:32:56 pm »
That damn oil cooler (?) probably doubles as a curb feeler


When your oil pressure drops you've pulled far enough forward. Also, it ensures regular oil changes. Those Italians are so clever.
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« Reply #35 on: February 06, 2019, 01:42:34 pm »
That damn oil cooler (?) probably doubles as a curb feeler

That's kind of weird.  Usually, what you see underneath is just this sump guard...

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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #36 on: February 06, 2019, 02:07:28 pm »
^Beautiful. 

Have you ever had a chance to drive one?
The closest I've ever come to driving that was a Fiat Panda rental. So that's a resounding no
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« Reply #37 on: February 06, 2019, 03:00:40 pm »
The closest I've ever come to driving that was a Fiat Panda rental. So that's a resounding no

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« Reply #38 on: February 06, 2019, 03:41:05 pm »
The closest I've ever come to driving that was a Fiat Panda rental. So that's a resounding no
Indulge your fantasy then, the next time that you're in England...https://www.vintage-classics.co.uk/cars/alfa-gtv/
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« Reply #40 on: February 06, 2019, 05:17:20 pm »
Been thinking about de-bumpering my mk1 Cabrio. I like the look, but I wonder if the bumper cops would have issue with it.  :hmm:

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« Reply #41 on: February 06, 2019, 05:17:53 pm »
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« Reply #42 on: February 06, 2019, 05:24:01 pm »
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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #43 on: February 06, 2019, 06:22:42 pm »
No one has ever given me grief about our VW Beetle having no bumpers. But it resides in the land of the free  :neverforget:
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« Reply #45 on: February 07, 2019, 07:54:29 am »
3,000 miles a year is easy.

1969 911S for me.  Modern enough to make 3k/year not feel like a chore.  Will always hold its value.

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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #46 on: February 08, 2019, 06:12:04 pm »
1971 Blue Chevy Nova.  Thatís what my folks had at home when I was born.  Got rid of it in 1981.  I remember it being a crappy car (non SS version) but it looked real cool.  Something like this but this is the SS version.

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« Reply #47 on: February 09, 2019, 08:10:27 pm »
All these cars put today's cars to shame in terms of style, beauty, and variability.
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« Reply #48 on: February 10, 2019, 07:52:18 am »
1971 Blue Chevy Nova.  Thatís what my folks had at home when I was born.  Got rid of it in 1981.  I remember it being a crappy car (non SS version) but it looked real cool.  Something like this but this is the SS version.

https://www.vanguardmotorsales.com/vehicles/2081/1971-chevrolet-nova-ss1971

I have the same passion for a 1938 Ford Humpback Sedan, the first car I remember my parents having.  Not a remarkable car, but one of the most gorgeous front stylings of the era.



It was the first car I drove as well, though I was only about 10 at the time.  Still a vivid memory.
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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #49 on: February 12, 2019, 07:53:52 pm »
I have the same passion for a 1938 Ford Humpback Sedan, the first car I remember my parents having.  Not a remarkable car, but one of the most gorgeous front stylings of the era.



It was the first car I drove as well, though I was only about 10 at the time.  Still a vivid memory.

Great looking car.  By googling it looks a lot better than the longer ones with suicide doors. 

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Re: We are gifting you a classic car! Which one would you like?
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2019, 05:41:11 am »
^Beautiful. 

Have you ever had a chance to drive one?

A client of mine has an Alfa Romeo 2000GT which looks like the car Sporty posted, but more civilized. The previous owner was a famed American motoring journalist who resided in Europe (Switzerland, IIRC). The name escapes me, Peter was his first name IIRC. Iíve tried googling it but to no avail.
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« Reply #51 on: February 13, 2019, 10:34:13 am »
A client of mine has an Alfa Romeo 2000GT which looks like the car Sporty posted, but more civilized. The previous owner was a famed American motoring journalist who resided in Europe (Switzerland, IIRC). The name escapes me, Peter was his first name IIRC. Iíve tried googling it but to no avail.
Peter Egan comes to mind; though not sure about Switzerland.
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« Reply #52 on: February 13, 2019, 07:01:43 pm »
Peter Egan comes to mind; though not sure about Switzerland.

Googled him and this is a British actor who is still alive. I couldnít find a reference to an American Peter Egan.
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« Reply #53 on: February 13, 2019, 07:04:27 pm »
Googled him and this is a British actor who is still alive. I couldnít find a reference to an American Peter Egan.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Egan_(columnist)
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« Reply #54 on: February 13, 2019, 07:29:57 pm »
There's a female rookie cop who drives one of these on the show "the Rookie"

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« Reply #56 on: February 14, 2019, 05:11:44 pm »
Canít be him. The journalist who owned that Alfa is long dead.

Well, that's who was mentioned.
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« Reply #57 on: February 14, 2019, 07:19:23 pm »


Aww yeah.



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« Reply #58 on: February 14, 2019, 07:25:05 pm »
A Nova? Perfect for going to get the groceries. :devil:
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« Reply #59 on: February 14, 2019, 07:40:38 pm »
A Nova? Perfect for going to get the groceries. :devil:


That's the idea. But with this one ( 396 SS ) I can leave the parking lot with it on two wheels and front bumper pointing at the sky...  :P



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