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What do you think of this re-designed Griffith?

What do you think of this re-designed Griffith?

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panic

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816 posts

189 months

Friday 24th February 2012
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RetroWheels

3,177 posts

177 months

Friday 24th February 2012
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Need to see more and larger pics.

BliarOut

64,239 posts

145 months

Friday 24th February 2012
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Bloody hell, the pax seat has gone now too biggrin

panic

Original Poster:

816 posts

189 months

Saturday 25th February 2012
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RetroWheels said:
Need to see more and larger pics.
I'll do better then that, here is a small video, click on the pic...


RetroWheels

3,177 posts

177 months

Saturday 25th February 2012
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It wont appeal to the Griffith purist, but i like the Speedster look - although i would prefer it in a solid Dark Blue or British Racing Green with black centred polished split rims and very few decals.
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Doc Toad

487 posts

56 months

Saturday 25th February 2012
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Not sure about the screen - full aero or leave alone, that one looks as if the top edge is right in the drivers eye line?
Vented bonnet looks a bit suss too!

Nice dash though, same one is in mine. I've been told its a Leven product but not sure.

On balance though its still recognisably a Griff, IMHO the original and the best of the Wheeler era cars so of course I think it looks good.

(dons flameproof underpants and hides under the covers)


macdeb

6,189 posts

161 months

Sunday 26th February 2012
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Not much.

7 TVR

2,552 posts

74 months

Monday 27th February 2012
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As said above the purist will be having a baby! Personally i quite like the speedster look although i also am not sure about the screen!
Horses for courses so just enjoy it and keep flying the flag.

foggylad69

60 posts

103 months

Tuesday 27th March 2012
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10/10 to this guy..hes doing his own thing...and why not ?
Ok there are some nice bog standard "as it came from the factory " Griffs out there .but come on..they all look the bloody same. Same colours, same wheels. Cant wait to paint mine in red metalfleke..not a standard colour I hear you say but who gives a F...

panic

Original Poster:

816 posts

189 months

Monday 9th April 2012
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Another pic seating in the new garage above my office with in the background my modded and lightener C3 vette.


T350 Chick

281 posts

62 months

Friday 29th June 2012
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helmet needed!

clive f

7,200 posts

139 months

Friday 29th June 2012
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looks very nice mate, is it all finished now?

captain slow 82

243 posts

89 months

Friday 6th July 2012
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Scrap!

7 TVR

2,552 posts

74 months

Saturday 7th July 2012
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captain slow 82 said:
Scrap!
Care to elaborate???

clive f

7,200 posts

139 months

Saturday 7th July 2012
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captain slow 82 said:
Scrap!
you obviously prefer your 4lt chim to this griff, but why make such an off the cuff remark as "scrap"?

it shows individuality, the owner has turned the car into what he really wants, he doesn`t expect it to be to everyones taste, but you a least have to give him credit for having a go, instead of just saying scrap!!!nono

Russell Mc

573 posts

57 months

Saturday 7th July 2012
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That or he knows something we don't scratchchin

captain slow 82

243 posts

89 months

Sunday 8th July 2012
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clive f said:
you obviously prefer your 4lt chim to this griff, but why make such an off the cuff remark as "scrap"?

it shows individuality, the owner has turned the car into what he really wants, he doesn`t expect it to be to everyones taste, but you a least have to give him credit for having a go, instead of just saying scrap!!!nono
Yes I do prefer my 4 ltr supercharged chim to the griff but then I like my Ferrari 430 to my chim, that griff was a really nice looking car (and fast) I just don't see why you would do that to it.

captain slow 82

243 posts

89 months

Sunday 8th July 2012
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clive f said:
you obviously prefer your 4lt chim to this griff, but why make such an off the cuff remark as "scrap"?

it shows individuality, the owner has turned the car into what he really wants, he doesn`t expect it to be to everyones taste, but you a least have to give him credit for having a go, instead of just saying scrap!!!nono
Yes I do prefer my 4 ltr supercharged chim to the griff but then I like my Ferrari 430 to my chim, that griff was a really nice looking car (and fast) I just don't see why you would do that to it.

7 TVR

2,552 posts

74 months

Sunday 8th July 2012
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captain slow 82 said:
Yes I do prefer my 4 ltr supercharged chim to the griff but then I like my Ferrari 430 to my chim, that griff was a really nice looking car (and fast) I just don't see why you would do that to it.
Because its his money and his choice and maybe he did not fancy being the same as everyone else!
Still no reason to call it scrap confused
Bit like the ignorant view taken by some that all ferrari drivers are wkers smile

alex_gray255

5,474 posts

111 months

Sunday 8th July 2012
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I like it!