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tweaker2

Lifer
Aug 5, 2000
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In a new Corvette — yeah, sounds about right!

A young guy who just moved in a couple houses down from me has a light blue C3 (as far as I can tell?). I’m guessing it’s an heirloom or something because I’ve never seen him drive it. Looks really clean though and it’s a really striking car to see these days.

So a garage queen then. I'm guessing he actually wants to park it in his living room if he could drive it in there.

I own a '73 C3 that I bought from a friend back in '78. Drove it 'til the early 90's when I turned in the plates, hung it up on blocks and finally did a frame off restomod years later after the kids flew the coop. The only other thing I need to do to complete the restoration is getting it painted. I still can't decide what colorful shade of awesomeness I want it covered in (well, actually the wifey has the last say, you know how that goes.)
 

Mai72

Lifer
Sep 12, 2012
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Brand new 2022 Lambo Aventador with suicide doors. Looked damn sweet.

I then got into my 2006 rusty Hyundai Elentra. :(
 

bbhaag

Diamond Member
Jul 2, 2011
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We got to take a test drive in the all new Ford F150 Lighting today. The dealer I use had a Pro on the lot to let people try so since they know me they just handed us the keys and said have fun. This thing is BEAST off the line. Not quit as fast as the R1T that I got to ride along in but pretty damn close. Besides the mind blowing 0-60 times for a truck other things like interior appointments and fit and finish were very much Ford.

Since we own a Maverick once you got inside everything felt familiar. Which isn't a bad thing but you can definitely tell it's a Ford truck on the inside. Anyway, enough chit chat onto the pics!

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Here we are on the parking lot of the local community college checking it out a little closer.
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Obligatory frunk pic. You can't check out an all new ev truck with out taking one.
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Kaido

Elite Member & Kitchen Overlord
Feb 14, 2004
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We got to take a test drive in the all new Ford F150 Lighting today. The dealer I use had a Pro on the lot to let people try so since they know me they just handed us the keys and said have fun. This thing is BEAST off the line. Not quit as fast as the R1T that I got to ride along in but pretty damn close. Besides the mind blowing 0-60 times for a truck other things like interior appointments and fit and finish were very much Ford.
Having driven nearly every EV on the market, I consider the F-150 EV the best EV I've ever driven. It's just an amazing beast in every way! I'm not sure if I want to call it the best vehicle I've ever driven, but it may be! Totally different experience driving a big electric truck! The frunk is amazing. The interior is amazing. The power tailgate is amazing. The driving experience is amazing. Everything about it felt "right" & very well done. I was EXTREMELY impressed with it!

Only catch is I want a 500-mile range, so I'm holding out for the Cybertruck lol.
 

NutBucket

Lifer
Aug 30, 2000
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Is that what screwed up traffic yesterday? Seems like 405N has been worse than usual everyday this week.
 

JeepinEd

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Dec 12, 2005
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Is that what screwed up traffic yesterday? Seems like 405N has been worse than usual everyday this week.
Yeah, it's been a mess. The Car B-Q pictured was on the 405 S, right at the 90. I think It was around 14:30.
 

skyking

Lifer
Nov 21, 2001
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We saw one of these at the Safeway, the guy was in it and it was idling and I did not want to dig out my phone and snap a picture. Same paint, everything. It looked and sounded pristine.
 
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sdifox

No Lifer
Sep 30, 2005
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A Honda Civic with oversized front and even bigger rear wheels, coil over suspension, flared fenders, a big spoiler and a rusty STEEL rear skirt complete with giant vertical fins. The whole thing might fall off anytime. I hope the cops bust him for that.

Was too busy trying to pick up jaws and didn't get a chance to get pix.
 
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zinfamous

No Lifer
Jul 12, 2006
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We are in York in the UK, and saw a black Scirocco. That looked pretty cool IMO.
yeah, I hate that we don't get that here. US only ever gets the shitty cars, and the remaining 80% of the road is filled with fucking mobile living rooms (crossovers, SUVs, and up).

what a sad place we live in.
 
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ElFenix

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Mar 20, 2000
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couldn't get my phone out fast enough to capture the OG delorean that went by the other day :(
 
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K1052

Lifer
Aug 21, 2003
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yeah, I hate that we don't get that here. US only ever gets the shitty cars, and the remaining 80% of the road is filled with fucking mobile living rooms (crossovers, SUVs, and up).

what a sad place we live in.
I would rip the dealership doors off their hinges to hurl a pile of money at a salesman to get an ID.3 GTX but since VW thinks Americans only by SUVs....
 

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