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Vytalis

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1,194 posts

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Today has been a bad day, I bought a Hyundai i10 (red, active 1.2 if it matters). That as I see it is akin to handing my balls back and spending all day ironing and changing nappies. So, I need something to restore the balance - something so unbelievably vicious and masculine that if it was human it would be a cross between Ade Edmondson in The Young Ones and Chuck Norris. To get started, these I think should be on the list:

Pontiac Firebird (smoky and the bandit car iirc)
Ac cobra
Confederate wraith (motorbike)
Jensen interceptor
70s Aston Martin
V8 classic range rover or Chevy powered defender
Outerlimits offshore catamaran
Pitts s2c acrobatic biplane
Alvis stalwart

Not on the list:
V8 ferraris (too elegant, maybe excepting the 308 due to the magnum effect)
Toyota supra, evo or Nissan skyline (wrong image - this isn't about technology, it is about welding the thing yourself and fixing things with a lump hammer after the 70s tyres let go...)
Mx5 or BMW 330 (too normal, practical, efficient
Yamaha r1 or anything else with a fairing.

Help me please before they shrivel up and drop off...

davepoth

23,446 posts

86 months

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Anything with a V8 and no silencers. Preferably painted black.

Vytalis

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davepoth said:
Anything with a V8 and no silencers. Preferably painted black.
Hammerite for preference?

Edit and OT: I used to work with someone who painted a vauxhall viva in Hammerite, by hand brush, with gold wheels. He then rear ended another car whilst watching a scantily clad young lady walk down the street one fine summer's day.

Edited by Vytalis on Sunday 7th October 19:25

davepoth

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Vytalis said:
Hammerite for preference?
Blackboard paint for the stealth look. There was a guy who had such a beast (a mid '60s Pontiac saloon) near my school and you could hear it from half a mile away. Coolest thing ever.

vrsmxtb

1,669 posts

43 months

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Can we assume a woman was involved in this purchase?

You realise you need minimum a car that will shoot flames on the overrun to balance out?!
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poing

3,275 posts

87 months

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You need one of these:



Surprisingly cheap secondhand now actually wink

RizzoTheRat

11,767 posts

79 months

EvoSlayer

1,952 posts

72 months

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I bought this last month...



A 5.8 V12 has got to be worth a few PH points biggrin

andy-xr

9,966 posts

91 months

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Sierra Cosworth.

You can shave your head and wear either a vest (bloody, a la Bruce Willis) or a hoodie while you're in the garage fixing it

Otherwise, I think I'd give this a go

http://classifieds.pistonheads.com/classifieds/use...

Vytalis

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vrsmxtb said:
Can we assume a woman was involved in this purchase?

You realise you need minimum a car that will shoot flames on the overrun to balance out?!
Yes, but she has a fantastic rack so I'd lost before I started.

A black v8 that spits flames on overrun from side exhausts is now on the 'must have these features' list

Vytalis

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EvoSlayer said:
I bought this last month...



A 5.8 V12 has got to be worth a few PH points biggrin
Too elegant and classy. That engine in a ford pop (or the bloody i10) might work though.

Pobolycwm

270 posts

67 months

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Landrover Wildcat.......enormous cojones obligatory........or the desire to have them

v8will

2,835 posts

83 months

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Rover P6 3500. Leftfield? What sort of work for me if I was in the OPs situation.

james_gt3rs

3,334 posts

78 months

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TVR Cerbera biggrin

Vytalis

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Pobolycwm said:
Landrover Wildcat.......enormous cojones obligatory........or the desire to have them
Agreed. So, a tomcat (cheaper version) v8 with side exhausts that spits flames on the overrun in hammerite. That may allow me to keep the man card.

belleair302

5,109 posts

94 months

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Dodge Viper.....
Any 1990's Lambo, especially an SV
Porsche 993 GT2
AM Vanquish S
AMG G-Wagon
Morgan Aeromax
Bentley Brooklands
Ultima GTR
Ariel Atom V8 500
Caterham R500
Lambo LM 002
Previous generation Alpina B7 (E60 version)
Renault Clio V6


Finally a TVR Tuscan Speed Six.

DrTre

12,432 posts

119 months

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Buell, any but the Firebolt was niiiice.

Vytalis

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v8will said:
Rover P6 3500. Leftfield? What sort of work for me if I was in the OPs situation.
That one works, or a Capri 3000 (not 2.8iS though)

dme123

985 posts

76 months

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Aston Martin Virage? £30k now. st, but awesome noise.

POORCARDEALER

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128 months

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Maserati 4200 V8 400 bhp exotica
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