So what car have you been obsessing about today?? (Vol 2)

So what car have you been obsessing about today?? (Vol 2)

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LaurasOtherHalf

14,219 posts

133 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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E24man said:
Rich_W said:
The gap between the C and Q on the sill motif would annoy my OCD though laugh
Agreed; all that effort and then its ballsed up at the very last; a bit like meeting your all time beautiful actress/model/singer/whomever and then finding a great big zit on the end of her nose.
Not only is the gap inexcusable I’d cringe every time I opened the door-that is seriously naff!

Luckily I’m too poor for it ever to be a concern I guess!

VPXavier

83 posts

17 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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One week continuously thinking about it.

RSK21

3,522 posts

78 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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This.

I must be mental having had one of the early ones which was less than reliable.

Can’t stop thinking about going back for another try though.

P5BNij

2,698 posts

43 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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I can't stop looking at Europas at the moment... probably one of the most 'marmite' cars to ever emerge from an English factory but I love them...


swisstoni

7,305 posts

216 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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Captain Smerc said:
MikeT66 said:
I think would be perfect... especially with the S&M Dungeon-styled interior. biggrin

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/m...



Just, er, need the funds...
That is proper awesome . Will be ringing them tomorrow after winning tonight's Euro .
Under our very nose, (stuffy old) Morgan are making Hot Rods.
Long may it continue, and I hope they are able to sell in to the US.

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Rich_W

9,723 posts

149 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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epom said:
Just imagine how good that would look with a ducktail?
I like ducktails. But not for this car tbh. But each to their own. Though I've been looking at GT3RS with the upper soiler removed recently as well.







Do I like that!

I guess if you're planning on track work you can always stick it back on. In normal driving up to maybe 100, I daresay the loss of aero/downforce are not much. So you're not going to fly off the road laugh (could fit a bigger rear diffuser I guess biggrin )

LaurasOtherHalf said:
Not only is the gap inexcusable I’d cringe every time I opened the door-that is seriously naff!

Luckily I’m too poor for it ever to be a concern I guess!
I think Id be spending a hundred quid on some originals to be refitted biggrin The actual colour, graphics looks fine, so you can "de-Mc . Queen" it



Edited by Rich_W on Monday 1st January 17:21

thiscocks

1,826 posts

132 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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Rich_W said:
epom said:
Just imagine how good that would look with a ducktail?
I like ducktails. But not for this car tbh. But each to their own. Though I've been looking at GT3RS with the upper soiler removed recently as well.






Edited by Rich_W on Monday 1st January 17:21
I really like that

Shiv_P

1,441 posts

42 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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E28 525i
Want to get one as my "first" (2nd to be insured on) car but not sure about the reliability of using it 32 miles daily and the affordability of repairs etc as a uni student

NickM450

2,546 posts

137 months

Monday 1st January 2018
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Ever so slightly obsessed with this Skoda






epom

6,028 posts

98 months

Thursday 4th January 2018
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Looks like AndyB is selling up.

threespires

3,052 posts

148 months

Thursday 4th January 2018
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RATATTAK said:
Good call, I worked at a Buick dealer when these were new, so drove many of them and the model before. My best mates dad had a maroon one.



Name of user

167 posts

44 months

Thursday 4th January 2018
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epom said:


Looks like AndyB is selling up.
Apparently to be replaced by an aston Martin Valkyrie, no huge loss, as he still has the f1 lick

aka_kerrly

10,512 posts

147 months

Thursday 4th January 2018
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swisstoni said:
Captain Smerc said:
MikeT66 said:
I think would be perfect... especially with the S&M Dungeon-styled interior. biggrin

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/m...



Just, er, need the funds...
That is proper awesome . Will be ringing them tomorrow after winning tonight's Euro .
Under our very nose, (stuffy old) Morgan are making Hot Rods.
Long may it continue, and I hope they are able to sell in to the US.
The position of the wheels in the wheel arch is dreadful.

matthias73

2,755 posts

87 months

Thursday 4th January 2018
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Shiv_P said:
E28 525i
Want to get one as my "first" (2nd to be insured on) car but not sure about the reliability of using it 32 miles daily and the affordability of repairs etc as a uni student
your current spending focus should be beer and women nono

swisstoni

7,305 posts

216 months

Thursday 4th January 2018
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This one looks alright. Must have been a case of the suspension set too high at the rear on the previous example.


simonrockman

5,701 posts

192 months

Friday 5th January 2018
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swisstoni said:
Under our very nose, (stuffy old) Morgan are making Hot Rods.
Long may it continue, and I hope they are able to sell in to the US.
It's worth doing the factory tour.

Liquid Knight

15,270 posts

120 months

Friday 5th January 2018
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CountZero23

1,141 posts

115 months

Saturday 6th January 2018
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Totally standard, RX-7 in black.

I've been obsessing for over a month now and may have worked up the courage to stump up the cash.

Halfway between stupidly excited and terrified of financial ruin.


Shiv_P

1,441 posts

42 months

Saturday 6th January 2018
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matthias73 said:
your current spending focus should be beer and women nono
Don't worry I have already budgeted for that biggrin

MKnight702

1,910 posts

151 months

Saturday 6th January 2018
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CountZero23 said:
Totally standard, RX-7 in black.

I've been obsessing for over a month now and may have worked up the courage to stump up the cash.

Halfway between stupidly excited and terrified of financial ruin.

I'm not convinced that this one is "totally standard"!