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WAFWOTTBI

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338 posts

72 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Just starting a thread incase anyone took piccy's,cracking turnout,weather glorious,red MX5 with a V8 shoehorned into it,nice job whoever did it,some yummy Porsche speedsters,i like,i want,lots of ferrari's,distinct lack of Lambo's, frown ....some very nice old Jags....all in all worth getting up early for,Dick Turpin doing a roaring trade in his burger vans...lol... driving

Meoricin

2,754 posts

74 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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I took a few - will see about getting them uploaded.

It was packed! I've only been a few times, but I've never seen it anything like that.

ETA:
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Edited by Meoricin on Sunday 7th October 13:10

daydotz

1,069 posts

66 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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I spotted the black lotus on the m27 I did wonder if it had been good wood

Ian Wegg

291 posts

45 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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The "amphibious" Morris Minor, complete with Chichester Harbour permit, nearly had me fooled for a minute. Taking the "woodie" concept a little too far I think...



As I was leaving what looked like a jacked up Lambourgini (or possibly Lancia?) was driving in. Did anyone see it and know what it was?

~iw

zs

3,106 posts

142 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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love the rat rod
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doorman

1,230 posts

96 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Thats got to be the the largest turn out to any Goodwood Breakfast Club, I arrived at 0750 and was able to drive straight in, after admiring all the exhibits I left at 09.45 and they were still waiting to get in.

Here is a selection of the shots I took
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doorman

1,230 posts

96 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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S7Paul

1,983 posts

139 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Couldn't believe the wheels/tyres on that S2000 (above). I wonder what the insurance assessors view would be if a car like that had an accident and was found to be wearing tyres that were clearly several sizes too narrow for the rims? Plus, it looks very silly indeed.

Meoricin

2,754 posts

74 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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S7Paul said:
Couldn't believe the wheels/tyres on that S2000 (above). I wonder what the insurance assessors view would be if a car like that had an accident and was found to be wearing tyres that were clearly several sizes too narrow for the rims? Plus, it looks very silly indeed.
I asked the owner how much it rubs; he claimed it didn't at all. I suspect this may not be entirely truthful, given that there couldn't have been more than a couple of mm between the tyre and the arch.

Well, unless he's removed the suspension.

Ordinary_Chap

7,520 posts

148 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Meoricin said:
S7Paul said:
Couldn't believe the wheels/tyres on that S2000 (above). I wonder what the insurance assessors view would be if a car like that had an accident and was found to be wearing tyres that were clearly several sizes too narrow for the rims? Plus, it looks very silly indeed.
I asked the owner how much it rubs; he claimed it didn't at all. I suspect this may not be entirely truthful, given that there couldn't have been more than a couple of mm between the tyre and the arch.

Well, unless he's removed the suspension.
I had a similar conversation with a similarly setup Golf owner who claimed no rubbing but then I watched him gingerly trying to navigate what are some very small bumps that nobody slows for.

I do have an appreciation for these modifications but I can't imagine they are safe for a second.

I sometimes check out Canibeat for the sheer effort put into the cars; http://www.canibeat.com/